September 20 – October 1, 2017
Join us for the 18th Calgary International Film Festival
The Calgary International Film Festival is a 12-day showcase of up to 200 multi-genre feature and short films from Canada and over 40 other countries. The festival hosts gala events, screenings, special presentations, and a Behind the Screen series that emphasizes unique and exciting ways for filmmakers and fans to interact. The Calgary International Film Festival is now the largest film festival in Alberta, and is the sixth largest in Canada.
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Mark your calendars for the following key events happening as part of the 2017 Calgary International Film Festival.
Films announced in waves
Starting August 2
Schedule released and tickets to all films on sale
Wednesday, August 30
Friday, September 8 @ Globe Cinema
FREE: Join us at the Globe Cinema for our second annual trailer party! Stop by after work for a Big Rock Beer, watch some film trailers, and get to know the 2017 festival lineup.
Festival runs September 20 – October 1, 2017
Wednesday, September 20 @ Jack Singer Concert Hall
Shining a light on marquee films, the Calgary International Film Festival's galas celebrate the year’s highest accomplishments with a screening and a party. The Opening Gala is the largest and highest profile event of the festival. Save the date for our big kick-off event, which includes guests from the film walking the red carpet, live entertainment, and a post-screening after party. This year our Opening Gala is part of the Movie Nights Across Canada 150 Celebrations.
LA LA LAND IN CONCERT presented in partnership with CPO
Thursday, September 21 @ Arts Commons Jack Singer Concert Hall
See the award-winning 2016 sensation LA LA LAND, as the score is performed live by the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.
Saturday, September 30 @ Theatre Junction GRAND
We celebrate the close of the festival with a significant Alberta feature followed by an after party.
Sunday, October 1
Join us as we announce the 2017 audience & jury award winners and celebrate with one final party.
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Ticket & Box Office Information
General Admission – $15
Student (with ID card) / Youth (17 & under) / Senior (65+) – $13
*All prices include GST. Additional service fee will be applied. Group ticket sales available – contact email@example.com. With a ticket, seating is guaranteed up to 15 minutes before the start of a film. There will be no entry 15 minutes after show time. There are no refunds or exchanges for tickets. Times and locations are subject to change.
MAIN FESTIVAL VENUES
Cineplex Eau Claire
Eau Claire Market (Upper Floor) – 200 Barclay Parade SW
617 8 Ave SW
The Palace Theatre – 219 8 Ave SW
Arts Commons Jack Singer Concert Hall – 205 8 Ave SE
Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre – 850 4 St SE
Theatre Junction GRAND – 608 1 St SW
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT BOXOFFICE@CALGARYFILM.COM OR 587.393.3730