Connecticut Film Festivals

Overview

Festivals

Connecticut champions filmmaking and filmmakers. The state is proud to host over a dozen annual film festivals celebrating the best in independent cinema — from student programs and international offerings to films highlighting faith and culture.

View links to film festivals happening throughout the state, find screenings, discussions and more.


Annual Film Festivals

Viva Cinema — Latin American Cinema Festival
September
Hartford
http://ctfilmfest.com/landingpage/

Connecticut Film Festival
September
Bethel
http://www.ctfilmfest.com/bethel/

Greater New Milford Film Festival
September
New Milford
http://www.bankstreettheater.com/event/greater-new-milford-film-festival/

Mystic Film Festival
October 
Mystic
http://mysticfilmfestival.com

Ridgefield International Film Festival
October 
Ridgefield
https://www.ridgefielddevelopment.com/ridgefield-independant-film-festival-riff-2018/

Hartford Jewish Film Festival
March
Hartford
http://www.hjff.org

Environmental Film Festival at Yale (EFFY)
April 
Yale University, New Haven
http://effy.yale.edu/

Greenwich International Film Festival
May
Greenwich
http://www.greenwichfilm.org

New Haven International Film Festival
May
New Haven
https://filmfreeway.com/NewHavenFilmFestival

Trinity Film Festival
May
Hartford
http://www.trinityfilmfestival.org

Quiet Corner Film Festival
May
Multiple Locations
http://quietcornerfilmfestival.org

The New Haven Documentary Film Festival
May/June
New Haven
http://www.nhdocs.com/

OutFilmCt — Annual LGBT Film Festival
June
Multiple Locations
https://outfilmct.org

The 48-Hour Film Project
July
New Haven
http://www.48hourfilm.com/en/new-haven-ct

UConn School of Fine Arts Film Festival
September
Storrs
https://sfa.uconn.edu/sfa-film-festival/


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Independent Theaters

Avon Theatre Film Center
272 Bedford St.
Stamford, CT 06901
(203) 967-3660
www.avontheatre.org

Bantam Cinema
115 Bantam Lake Road
Bantam, CT 06750
(860) 567-1916
www.bantamcinema.com

Cinestudio
300 Summit St.
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 297-2544
www.cinestudio.org

Madison Art Cinemas
761 Boston Post Road
Madison, CT 06443
(203) 245-3456
www.madisonartcinemas.com

Real Art Ways
56 Arbor St.
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 232-1006
www.realartways.org/cinema.htm

Contact

For additional information or questions, contact Mark Dixon at (860) 500-2318 or mark.dixon@ct.gov.