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Virtual festival tickets are now onsale. Virtual passes and drive-in ticket sales are now closed.

Films are available to stream starting at 8pm on October 14 through October 25*. Once you press Play, you’ll have 48 hours* to complete watching the film.
*Unless otherwise noted on film page.

Festival Passes

Plan and save! Festival Passes are the most convenient and least expensive way to see multiple virtual screenings throughout the Festival!

Moviegoer Pass

10 virtual admissions: Non-members: $110
Buy Moviegoer Passes

Passport Pass

20 virtual admissions: Non-members: $210
Buy Passport Passes

Short Films Pass

Watch all 56 short films: Non-members: $60
Buy Short Films Passes

(After purchasing a Short Films Pass, you will receive an email
with instructions regarding how to use your pass)

Questions about redeeming passes?

Learn more on our How To Enjoy the Festival and Frequently Asked Questions pages.

Member Passes

Cinema/Chicago Members receive special discounts on Festival Passes as well as year-round benefits. Become a member today…

Member Moviegoer Pass

10 virtual admissions: $90
Buy Member Moviegoer Passes

Passport Pass

20 virtual admissions: $170
Buy Member Passport Passes

Short Films Pass

Watch all 56 short films: $50
Buy Short Films Passes

(After purchasing a Short Films Pass, you will receive an email
with instructions regarding how to use your pass)

Please note:Passes are not valid for Drive-in Screenings, Opening Night, Special Presentations, Centerpiece, Tributes, Special Events, or Closing Night. Tickets for these screenings and events are available through their individual film or event pages.

Single Virtual Tickets

Festival single tickets for virtual screenings will go on sale September 28.

2020 Single Virtual Ticket Prices

 

Screening Type Members* General
Regular Screenings $10 $12
Special Presentations $14 $16
Opening Night
$18 $20

All ticketing fees are included in prices. Panels and special event tickets vary in price. See the event’s webpage for ticketing information.

*Member Pricing

Cinema/Chicago Members receive special discounts on Festival Passes and Single Tickets, as well as year-round benefits. Become a member today…

I’m a member! How do I get my discounted tickets?
To receive your exclusive member discount, log in to your Elevant account with your email address during checkout. Learn more…

Where To Buy Single Virtual Tickets

Festival Website

Buy tickets online on individual film and screening page. Explore now:

Film & Events List

Questions?

Learn more on our How To Enjoy the Festival and Frequently Asked Questions pages.

In-Person Drive-In Tickets

The Festival’s Drive-in is located at ChiTown Movies, 2343 S Throop St, Chicago, IL 60608. Learn more about festival drive-in screenings… (link to drive-in page)

Ticket for in-person drive-in screenings will go on sale September 28.

2020 Drive-In Ticket Prices

Screening Type Members* General
Opening Night Sceening
$60 $75
Regular Screenings
See individual film pages for exact price
$30-60 $30-75
Closing Night Screening
$85 $100

One ticket per car. All ticketing fees are included in prices. NOTE: Tickets must be purchased in advance. No in-person sales done at the Drive-in. Maximum 6 per car.

*Member Pricing

Cinema/Chicago Members receive special discounts on Drive-In Tickets, as well as year-round benefits. Become a member today…

I’m a member! How do I get my discounted tickets?
To receive your exclusive member discount, log in to your Elevant account with your email address during checkout. Learn more…

Where To Buy Drive-In Tickets

Festival Website

Buy tickets online on individual film and screening page. Explore now:

Drive-In Screenings List

Questions?

Learn more on our How To Enjoy the Festival and Frequently Asked Questions pages.

Memberships

Cinema/Chicago members come from all walks of life and have one very important thin in common: the love of film. Become a member and experience the best in independent and popular film with year-round benefits, plus early access to Festival tickets and events.

Learn more

Customer/Technical Support

For Ticketing or technical support with stream, contact our support team.

Festival Support: 312.332.3456 (FILM)

techsupport@chicagofilmfestival.com

Sept 23 – Oct 13: Mon-Fri 10am–6pm
Oct 14 – 25 (Festival): Mon-Sun 10am–10pm