CIFF recognized for academy-qualifying status for short films, an attendance record and new Behind the Screen Series.
Overall attendance increased by 24% in the year-round documentary series.
Toronto-based documentary filmmaker Nicholas de Pencier examines the complex global impact that the internet has on free speech, privacy and activism.
Nominated for Best Documentary at the 2016 Academy Awards® and Winner of the Golden Bear at the 2016 Berlin Film Festival.
Films with connections to the Calgary International Film Festival are well represented. CIFF to host Oscar Party on Feb. 26.
A look at the celebrated jazz musician Lee Morgan who was shot dead by his wife Helen during a gig at a club in New York City.
The Calgary International Film Festival to host Academy approved Oscar® Party on Feb. 26.
Oscar®-shortlisted documentary thriller by Alex Gibney about warfare in the world of cyberwar.
The fascinating story of renowned Israeli choreographer Ohad Naharin, an artistic genius who redefined the language of modern dance.
CIFF and Hot Docs kick-off ninth season with the story of one of the most well-executed and high-profile wine frauds on record.
Calgary International Film Festival Announces 2016 Audience Award Winners.
CIFF 2016 welcomed 36,693 attendees, an audience growth of over 4%.
CIFF Announces Audience Selected Encores. Tickets Now On Sale.
Best of Shorts, Youth By Youth Cinema and Alberta Spirit Award Winners.
CIFF Announces Full Film Lineup as Box Office Opens for Business.
CIFF Announces 2016 Canadian lineup, including visiting guests Sandra Oh and Kim Nguyen.
CIFF announces 2016 documentary lineup.
CIFF Announces All-Canadian Lineup.
CIFF Unveils the Third Wave Film Announcement.
Films selected for Music On Screen series revealed.
For the first time in the history of the Calgary International Film Festival, CIFF 2016 will feature the world premiere of a television program.
CIFF and BravoFACT announce new partnership for the 2016 festival.
CIFF recognized for Discovery Program, Academy-qualification status and Industry Series.
Sundance Audience Award Winner about the photojournalist whose public execution introduced much of the world to ISIS.
Meet YouTube sensation Princess Shaw and the Israeli mash-up artist who propels her into internet fame.
Recipient of the Best of Shorts Award will now be eligible for consideration at the Academy Awards®.
After 23 years on Death Row a convicted murderer petitions the court asking to be executed.
For the second consecutive year, the festival will come to Calgary. February 4-7, 2016 at Globe Cinema.
A documentary about the first black female principal dancer at a major international company.
Four university friends embark on a 3,000-mile journey riding wild horses on backcountry though the American West from Mexico to Canada.
The 2015-16 Doc Soup season kicks off with an environmental doc from the team behind THE COVE.
The 2015 edition of the Festival had a record crowd of 35,000 over 200 screenings.
The Calgary International Film Festival screened the top short films for a packed house at the Globe Cinema on Saturday night.
The Calgary International Film Festival is pleased to announce the five Audience Selected Encores that will be screened on Sunday October 4 to close out the final day of CIFF 2015.
Calgary director Olaf Blomerus has won the 2015 Enbridge Alberta Spirit Award for his short film HELLO WORLD.
Fresh off a successful Toronto International Film Festival, a number of award winners will help kick CIFF 2015 off with a bang.
Find out when our Red Carpets run for CIFF 2015.
On Saturday October 3, the Calgary International Film Festival will celebrate the best short films of the 2015 festival.
The Calgary International Film Festival has announced the complete 2015 program and schedule.
In celebration of Calgary Pride, we're pleased to announce the nine LGBTQ themed shorts and features from around the world.
During the 16th annual Calgary International Film Festival audiences can expect to see the best in filmmaking from around the world and their own backyard.
The Calgary International Film Festival is thrilled to announce the five gala films that will dot the 12-day festival this year.
CIFF announced another selection of films that will be screening at the 16th Annual Calgary International Film Festival.
To whet the appetites of moviegoers, the Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) released the first wave of films for the 2015 festival.
ATB Financial becomes three-year presenting sponsor of the Calgary International Film Festival
A heart-racing portrait of the father of the BASE jumping movement.
Are climate change policies in danger when the voice of science is working for a paycheque?
The final days of the Vietnam War.
Music documentary explores jazz legend Clark Terry.
See the documentary that unveils the infamous Soviet Union hockey team.
Doc Soup series kicks off with Hot Docs 2014 Audience Award winner.
More than 25,000 movie lovers take in 11 days of stellar Canadian and international cinema.
You Loved 'Em, We Listened.
Calgary based director Brett Ferster named the winner at the Alberta Spirit Gala.
Film buffs will have plenty to choose from during the 11-day festival, which kicks off September 18.
Stars of The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet to walk down the red carpet. Green, Black and Closing Gala guests also revealed.
The Young and Prodigious T. S. Spivet, starring Helena Bonham Carter, gets North American premiere on September 18.
A fascinating look into one of the world's greatest mysteries, Tim's Vermeer is the next film in the 2013-2014 Doc Soup series.
Controversial film The Unbelievers is March's Doc Soup selection.
CIFF is proud to present The Stone Roses: Made of Stone, a special screening in conjunction with CUFF and Sled Island!
CIFF presents The Armstrong Lie, the next film in our 2013-2014 Doc Soup season.
Multi-award-winning film The Summit comes to Calgary on January 8, 2014.
CIFF is pleased to present the award-winning film Blood Brother on December 4, 2013.
The first film in CIFF's 2013-2014 Doc Soup season is The Human Scale.
The Grand Seduction, directed by Don McKellar, will open the 2013 festival.