Chicago International Film Festival

The 58th Chicago Film Festival

THE 58th CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL  |  October 12-23, 2022

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Film Submissions
Film submissions for the 58th Chicago International Film Festival are now open!

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THE 57th CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL  |  October 13-24, 2021

The Chicago International Film Festival is North America’s longest-running competitive film festival. The 2021 Festival features screenings in theaters, at the drive-in, and streaming virtually to your home. We were thrilled to screen over 80 films and more than 60 shorts films from around the world, ranging from heart-wrenching dramas to eye-opening documentaries to midnight shockers!

FESTIVAL IN REVIEW

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Complete 2021 Film List
A searchable list of every film in this year’s Festival

2021 Festival Programs
View films curated around unique themes by our Festival programmers. Also available: View films by genre.

Festival Awards

2021 Award Winners
Winners of the Festival’s coveted Hugo Awards in seven different competition categories.

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

Festival History

Festival History
Learn about the Festival’s 57-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.

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

Festival Travel and Hotels

Festival Hotel
Experience the Festival while staying with our official Hotel Partner.

Hotspots

Festival Hot Spots
Keep the Festival going at some of the best restaurants and hangouts in the city.

First Look 2021

First Look
Get a sneak peek at the first films coming to the 57th Chicago International Film Festival.