Chichester International Film Festival



To launch the 26th 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.
Including Four new films presented by Institut Français.



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



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



An impressive line-up of over  20 new documentaries, covering varied subjects from art, jazz, film makers, climate change, meditation, and war. Do not miss...



The festival is proud to support independent film makers and is introducing a selection of mainly UK premieres of low budget films from all corners...



These 11 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...




During this year’s Chichester International Film Festival nine of Mick Csáky’s films will be playing in the studio, the Picture Palace and a sneak preview...




Tilda Swinton was born in London in 1960 into a patrician military family who can trace their ancestry back to before the Norman Conquest. ...




From his cavalry-officer father being murdered in the Katyn Forest in early 1940 to the collapse of Communism in 1989, Andrzej Wajda (1926-2016) was a...



The festival continues to celebrate Jazz and Film, with three jazz documentaries, including the UK Premiere of ‘Chasing Trane’ (John Coltrane), and two live jazz...




Mozart, Puccini, Verdi, Raphael, Botticelli, David Hockney!- feasts for the ear and eye, including Sophie Coppola’s lavish production of La Traviata, and the world première...




The Romanian New Wave is unquestionably one of the most exciting phenomena in eastern European cinema since the turn of the millennium. When Cristi Puiu...




John Hurt was born in 1940. His father was a vicar in Derbyshire and sent him to an Anglican preparatory school in Kent. At the...




Surprisingly, Soviet Russia's young cinema managed to produce a handful of masterpieces to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Revolution. Pudovkin's ‘The End of St...




Film or TV? We are living in a new golden age of television drama. Hollywood stars and the finest creative talents are turning to the...




With the advent of the new series of ‘Twin Peaks’, and the recent digitally restored releases of ‘Blue Velvet’, ‘Mulholland Drive’ and two documentaries, here...



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...



With three special events of live accompaniment to three great silent masterpieces: ‘The Lodger’, ‘October’, and ‘Steamboat Bill Jr.’