Film Festivals around the World
Collected by Natalie Taylor, AFAR Local Expert
Ever wondered if there are film festivals beyond TIFF and Cannes? Here are my picks for film festivals that may inspire you to visit somewhere new.
Montclair, NJ, USA
The Montclair Film Festival launched their first program in May 2012, screening 45 award quality films and special events (many in pre-theatrical release) including a chat with Michael Moore hosted hosted by Thom Powers (he of the husband/wife...
Paseo de la Chopera, 14, 28045 Madrid, Spain
10 S Lewis Ave, Tulsa, OK 74104, USA
This is Tulsa's Circle Cinema Theater. The place to go for all things related to cinematography. The man in the picture is Jason Connell (native Tulsan) the founder of the Tulsa United Film Festival, which after founding subsequently led to the...
934 SW Salmon St, Portland, OR 97205, USA
Every year, tens of thousands of locals and visitors interrupt their hibernation for a mid-winter trip to the movies. Over 100 movies, not to be exact. It's the first week in February and the days don't seem to be getting any longer, just wetter....
1 Boulevard de la Croisette, 06400 Cannes, France
If visiting Cannes is on your list, try to go there during the festival - when the whole city is dressed up and excited about the event. Since its easy access from the near by cities via train, you never have to worry about no place to stay.
115 Danforth Ave #302, Toronto, ON M4K 1N2, Canada
June is one of the best months to be in Toronto and this year, you're definitely going to want to stick around June 10-17 for one of the best music festivals in North America. Toronto's version of SXSW has turned into NXNE or North by Northeast,...
1412 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
For those visiting Philly in the fall, look for one-of-a-kind and world-premiere film screenings during the Philadelphia Film Festival, a widely acclaimed festival that runs for 10 days during October. One of the longest-running film festivals in...