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Vintage Film Festival

movie-reels79The Foundation produces the Vintage Film Festival every year on a weekend in October. Full details here.


Marie Dressler House

MDH with new sign

The history of the Marie Dressler House is here.  It is now the home of the Interactive Canadian Women in Film Museum.

Dressler House is located at:
212 King street West (Hwy 2),
Cobourg, Ontario, Canada.

The Marie Dressler Museum has been expanded and is now called "Canadian Women in Film Museum".


Opening hours for 2023
By appointment only - see About Us page

Visit the new museum's website here for details of how to book your visit at other times


In 2023, the Marie Dressler Foundation was able to allocate $2,500 to bursary winners. In 2022, five $300 bursaries were awarded but more funds were available in 2023. There are 5 secondary schools and teachers selected one student from each of them.

Winners were announced at School graduation ceremonies.

Marie Dressler Foundation Bursaries 2023

School Name Bursary Recipient
Cobourg Collegiate Institute (CCI) Liam Roesch
St. Mary Catholic Secondary School (SMCSS) Gabriella Dehaas
Port Hope High School (PHHS) Alexandria McCracken
East Northumberland Secondary School  (ENSS) Mikayla Williams
Campbellford District High School  (CDHS) Jackie Wrightly

Marie Dressler Foundation Board