Chichester International Film Festival



To launch the 25th Chichester International Film Festival, 
we proudly present two special Open Air Screenings at Chichester’s Priory Park.

Bring a picnic blanket or chair...



We are proud to present two Special Galas to open and close the Film Festival.
Both with meals at Chichester's Brasserie Blanc.

(Food 18:30 / Film 20:30...



Our presentation of New and re-mastered films from the UK.



Our presentation of New and re-mastered films from Europe.



A presentation of New and re-mastered films from the USA.



A presentation of New and re-mastered films from across the globe.



This year the Festival platforms a selection of mainly UK Premieres of low budget films from all corners of the world. Most of the films...





These 13 films (what a mouth-watering selection!) have all been 
re-released in beautifully restored digital prints allowing us 
to appreciate these classic films in greatly...



The Festival mounts 3 special events celebrating the art of silent comedy featuring the genius of Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Harry Lloyd and Laurel and Hardy.
As...







Along with China, Iran has been lauded as one of the best exporters of cinema in the 1990’s. Some critics now rank Iran as the...



Chinese Cinema is, like any national cinema, one that has more identities than a hydra has heads. There's mainstream Chinese cinema which has grown to...



Alan Rickman, who died in January this year, came relatively late to cinema - he played his first film role at age 42.  It...



With the new release of the excellent documentary on Ingrid Bergman, we are supporting this with two of her films: The first collaboration with Roberto...



A major retrospective of all seven films by Andrei Tarkovsky - the true Master of Cinema.



We offer two outstanding awarding-winning documentaries centred on the island of Lampedusa, and a programme of short documentaries from Turkey.



This year the Festival presents an exciting collection of feature length and short films exploring various forms of animation with live action, stop motion and...



The Festival introduced the first Audience Award in 1999 with the 8th Film Festival. To mark our 25th Anniversary, we have selected films that you...



We bring you Talks by specialists in their fields,
to accompany some of the Festival's sections

While other films will also have Introductions and/or post screening Q&A’s...