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Film Festival

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Download the Festival Guide
(updated September 23)

ATTEND THE FESTIVAL

How to Enjoy This Year’s Festival
Explore the best ways to enjoy this year’s streaming and drive-in Festival events.

Tickets & Passes

Tickets & Passes
Purchase multi-ticket passes now for the Festival.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to frequently asked questions about the festival.

FESTIVAL PROGRAMMING

Complete Films & Events List
A searchable list of every film and event in this year’s Festival

Drive-in Films
Join our social distanced Gala and World Premiere presentations at the ChiTown Movies Drive-In in Pilsen.

Schedule

Festival Schedule
Browse the schedule of festival screenings and events.

Festival Programs
Films curated around unique themes by our festival programmers

Festival Genres

Films By Genre
View the festival films by programmer-curated genre lists.

Tributes

Tributes
Special tribute events honoring luminaries of the film industry

Festival Award Winners (2019)

Award Winners
Winners of the Festival’s coveted Hugo Awards in seven different competition categories.

Juries

Festival Juries
Meet the jurors for this year’s Festival.

FOR INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS

Industry Days
Industry Days is the Chicago International Film Festival’s hub for filmmakers and industry professionals to connect, share ideas, and be inspired

Press Accreditation
Apply for media access to the festival

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

Festival History

Festival History
Learn about the festival’s 55-year history and other Cinema/Chicago year-round programming.

Festival Sponsors

Festival Sponsors
Thank you to all of the partners and sponsors that make the festival possible.

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