Calgary International Film Festival

The Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) is an 11-day celebration of visual arts and cinema!

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Location: Calgary, Alberta

Over the 11 days, the CIFF screens more than 200 multi-genre films from more than 100 countries and highlighted by a series of gala events, awards ceremonies, and special presentations. 

Since 2000, CIFF has become one of the largest film festivals in Canada—enjoyed each year by upwards of 28,000 cultural enthusiasts—and a premiere cultural event in Calgary’s social calendar, one of only a few Oscar-qualifying festivals in Canada.  

Demonstrating unparalleled diversity and accessibility as an arts medium, CIFF is integral to the cultural fabric of the city, delivering measurable impact, connectivity, and cultural relevance.

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Film Schedule

Film genres range from Late Night, New American Cinema to World Cinema, Indigenous, 2SLGBTQIA+ and Music.

There are also film maker panels, artist talks and industry events, for aspiring film makers and creators to network.

Films featured for 2023 include

  • Fitting in
  • Hailey Rose
  • The Lebanese Burger Mafia
  • The Queen of My Dreams
  • Patria Y Vida: The Power of Music
  • Tales from the Rez
  • Red Rooms
  • Subterranean 
A selection of just a few of the films, as featured on the CIFF film listings page.

You can check out the complete lineup here.  


Individual screenings  $17
5 ticket bundle  $77
8 ticket bundle  $122
12 ticket bundle $184
20 ticket bundle $289

Purchase your tickets or bundles here.

More Information

Visit the official festival website for more festival details.