General Interests

Mission Statement

The Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) is a 11-day celebration of visual arts and cinema, screening over 150 multi-genre films from around the world and highlighted by a series of gala events, awards ceremonies, and special presentations. 


Since 1999, CIFF has become one of the largest film festivals in Canada – enjoyed by upwards of 50, 000 cultural enthusiasts - and a premiere cultural event in Calgary’s social calendar.  Demonstrating unparalleled diversity and accessibility as an arts medium, CIFF is integral to the cultural fabric of the city, delivering measurable impact, connectivity, and cultural relevance.