The list of the 200 features, shorts, and special events that will be at this year's festival is now available, along with the festival schedule.
Tickets to all films are now on sale.
Visit the film section of the website to find more info about our selections, watch trailers, see when they play, check out the guests in attendance, and purchase tickets.
Please note that Festival Packs & Passes are now SOLD OUT. Single tickets to all films are now available.
EXPLORE THE FULL LINEUP
Feeling a bit overwhelmed by the 200 films in this year's lineup? Use the tag system on the film page to help guide your decision. From A-List Celebrities to Zombie films, and everything in between, our tagging system will help you identify which films suit your tastes best. If you're more interested in what's playing when download our festival schedule or pick one up at our festival box office when we open on Tuesday, September 5 (Eau Claire Market, Main Floor).
Share what films you're most excited to see by tagging @calgaryfilm / #calgaryfilm on social media and keep an eye on our blog for Q&As with filmmakers and recommendations from some of Calgary's biggest film fans.
GALAS & SPECIAL EVENTS
In addition to 200 general admission films, tickets to these galas & special presentations are available.
WHEN THEY AWAKE
ADVANCE TICKETS ARE NOW SOLD OUT
Opening Gala at Jack Singer Concert Hall in Arts Commons
Wednesday, September 20
Tickets $35 ($75 for a VIP pre-reception); includes an after-party at Jack Singer
A vibrant celebration of Indigenous Canadian musicians - watch a music revolution happen right before your eyes. Co-presented with Movie Nights Across Canada, the festival's marquee event will include a pre-reception (VIP tickets only), a film screening, and live performances by Indigenous musicians including IsKwé.
LA LA LAND IN CONCERT
Special Presentation with the CPO at Jack Singer Concert Hall
Thursday, September 21
We're partnering with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra for a presentation of the film LA LA LAND, as the score is performed live by the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. Experience the whimsical, award-winning film in an incredibly unique way.
NO ROADS IN + Performance with the Black Reid Band
Special Presentation at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre
ADVANCE TICKETS TO THE STUDIO BELL EVENT ARE SOLD OUT
Following a presentation of the Alberta film NO ROADS IN at Studio Bell, The Blake Reid Band will perform songs from the documentary in an immersive musical performance.
Tickets for the presentation of NO ROADS IN at Globe Cinema on September 29 (no musical performance) are now available.
Special Lunchtime Screening presented by Lexus at The Palace Theatre
Thursday, September 28, 12 pm
Tickets $20 (includes a buffet lunch)
Join us for a lunchtime screening of short films that will give you a taste of the festival's acclaimed shorts program. These crowd-pleasing shorts from around the world will make you laugh, take you in unexpected directions, and have you back at your desk 60 minutes later. Enjoy a buffet lunch at The Palace Theatre, sit back, and get your lunchtime film fix.
SHOWCASE ALBERTA: UP CLOSE & INTERACTIVE WITH WYNONNA EARP
Special Alberta Scene Presentation at Cineplex Eau Claire
Saturday, September 30, 2 pm
Are you an Earper? Get behind the scenes of Alberta's hit series WYNONNA EARP at this special fan event. Show Runner Emily Andras, producer & writer Jordy Randall and cast members Melanie Scrofano (Wynonna Earp), Tim Rozon (Doc Holliday), Katherine Barrell (Officer Haught) and Greg Lawson (Sheriff Nedley) in attendance!
SUCK IT UP
Closing Gala at Theatre Junction GRAND
Saturday, September 30, 7:30 pm
Tickets $35 ($85 for the film, plus a three-course dinner); includes an after party at Workshop Kitchen + Culture
A light-hearted look at the debaucherous relationship between two friends, SUCK IT UP is a joyride through grief that takes a heartfelt look at the bonds of friendship, and the struggles that can test, stretch, and ultimately break – or strengthen them.
New Event at Sub Rosa
Sunday, October 1, 8 pm
Tickets are FREE
We will be hosting one last party at Sub Rosa, an underground hidden gem of Calgary's downtown, beneath the heritage building at the corner of 8th Ave & 1st St SW. There, we will be announcing all of this year's juried and audience award winners - 12 in total, including our new $10,000 Best Canadian Narrative Feature award.