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SEPTEMBER 24- october 4, 2020

The 21st Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) takes place September 24 - October 4  in the city of Calgary and in homes across Alberta with virtual cinema.

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Tickets & Box Office Info

Ticket prices 

This year, CIFF is offering a reduced ticket price! Single tickets: $11 including GST, plus fees.

Ticket bundles can be redeemed for both in-cinema and at-home virtual viewing and can be shared among friends! Buy tickets online or by contacting the box office.

3-Ticket Bundle $27 Perfect for the CIFF first-timer.*
5-Ticket Bundle $45 Our recommended ticket bundle.*
11-Ticket Bundle $95 Catch a movie every day of the Festival.*
20-Ticket Bundle $170 For CIFF's most hardcore film fans.*

Single tickets and bundle reservations will begin September 10. Stay tuned! 

There are no refunds or exchanges for tickets.  *All prices include GST. An additional service fee will be applied.

See our FAQ page for more information about our ticketing and admissions policy

IN-PERSON Box Office 

Beginning on the first day of the festival, September 24, patrons can visit us on-site at our venues one hour before the first showtime of the day. 

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Film Lineup & Schedule

This year's festival showcases 150+ films, the year’s most groundbreaking and must-see movies from around the world - each one handpicked by our expert programming team. Stay tuned for our lineup announcement and schedule on September 8.

Read about this year's NEW Film Sections.

Cinema & At-Home Viewing

This year's films will be available to watch in-cinema at CIFF venues and at-home with virtual cinema. You can stream films at home and on-demand through our secure ticketing and streaming provider, Eventive.  Films are geo-restricted exclusively for Alberta audiences.

Learn more about our in-cinema health & safety policies, online code of conduct,  and technical requirements for at-home cinema. NEW: Test your Device


Cineplex Eau Claire
Eau Claire Market (Upper Floor) – 200 Barclay Parade SW

Globe Cinema
617 8 Ave SW
*Please note that Globe Cinema is not an accessible venue

Staying Here

Ramada Plaza Downtown Calgary 

708 8th Avenue SW – Stay in the heart of the action, just across the street from Globe Cinema. How to book: 

Call: 1-800-661-8684 or 403-263-7600
Online: Ramada Hotel 

Getting Around


  • Eau Claire Market: Riding either the Blue (69th Street/Saddletowne) or Red (Tuscany/Somerset-Bridlewood) lines, CTrain passengers can access the Eau Claire Market by getting off at the 3rd or 4th Street stations. Eau Claire is a 10-minute walk north, along 2nd Street.
  • Globe Cinema: Riding either the Blue (69th Street/Saddletowne) or Red (Tuscany/Somerset-Bridlewood) lines, CTrain passengers can access the Globe Cinema by getting off at the 7th Street station. The Cinema is a 4-minute walk south.


  • Eau Claire Market is located on the corner of 2nd Avenue and 2nd Street SW.
  • The Globe Cinema is located on 8th Avenue SW, between 5th and 6th Street.


  • Eau Claire Market provides plenty of above and below-ground parking. Affordable evening and weekend rates start at 5 p.m. Eau Claire Market underground parking is $3.25, credit only after 5 p.m. Street parking is also available around the market.
  • Street parking is available outside the Globe Cinema and is free after 6 p.m. every day, and all day on Sundays. The city provides various parking lots throughout the downtown core, with evening rates beginning at 4 p.m.

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