The Calgary International Film Festival Society is not just an amazing 12-day Film Festival. We are also a year-round arts and culture organization (registered charity) devoted to supporting our local filmmakers, youth, and enriching the Calgary audience through film. Our flagship event, the festival, is a 12-day showcase of up to 200 multi-genre films from Canada and over 40 other countries. The festival hosts gala events, screenings, pop-up performances, and special presentations. With many filmmakers and artists in attendance we are able to connect our audience directly to the filmmakers, actors, and sometimes other industry professionals, creating a truly engaging experience. In addition to the festival, Calgary Film presents year-round programming such as Doc Soup - a six-month screening series of award-winning and critically acclaimed documentary films presented in conjunction with the Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival - and MoS Docs - an expansion to the Music on Screen series showcasing the year’s most talked about and compelling music documentaries from around the world presented with the National Music Centre.
OUR VISION: Our World perspective reflected, enriched, and broadened by shared cinematic experiences
OUR MISSION: To entertain and engage audiences by curating the most innovative and compelling films, and creating remarkable festival experiences.
OUR VALUES: Story. Diversity. Discovery. Respect. Collaboration. Sustainability.