PROGRAM GUIDE

OPENING NIGHT PARTY
To celebrate the launch of Film Festival we will be holding a party where festival-goers and the filmmakers in attendance can live it up like there’s no tomorrow.

WORLD COMPETITION SECTION
The very best short and medium-length films from a variety of domestic and international filmmakers in all genres

FEATURE PRESENTATIONS
A selection of outstanding international feature films in a variety of genres

DOCUMENTARIES OF THE WORLD
A selection of the best documentary films

ANIMATION PRESENTATION
A program of short and medium-length animated films by domestic and international filmmakers, including 2D, 3D, stop-motion, and puppetry

TRUE STORIES
A program of short and medium-length documentaries on a variety of subjects by domestic and international filmmakers

FILM FESTIVALS DISCUSSION

A group of invited guest filmmakers and industry professionals will conduct an informative discussion on best practices for film festivals

AWARDS CEREMONY

At the end of the festival, awards will be given in different categories at a special closing ceremony

All events will take place in the intimate and friendly space of the world's most beloved and longstanding underground venues for art, film, music and performance.

Latest news: We now have 5 WIFF festivals running simultaneously at one time: Los Angeles, Toronto, Singapore, Amsterdam, Reykjavík. This has never been done before. There is a media-bridge connection between these 5 film festivals.

The World International Film Festival is a global industry event held around the year in the world's biggest cities: New York City, Los Angeles, Toronto, London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Berlin, Amsterdam, Reykjavík and many others – an around-the-world fllm festival tour bringing together filmmakers and film fans, auteurs and cineastes, great new independent movies and a global audience.
 
 
The World International Film Festival is a global industry event held in the world's biggest cities in 2016-2017: New York City in July 27th-28th, 2016; 2nd WIFF Toronto at Town Hall, Innis College, University of Toronto in June 28th-29th, 2016; Greece at Open Air Cinema Kamari in May 20th-29th, 2016; 2nd London at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in July 4th-6th, 2016; 2nd Hong Kong at Sky Cinema in June 25th-26th, 2016; 2nd WIFF at Brisbane in July 7th-8th, 2016; Vienna in September 23th-25th, 2016; 3rd WIFF Toronto in September 23th - 29th, 2016; 3nd Singapore at Golden Village in September 30th - October 6th, 2016; 2nd Vienna in October 14th-20th, 2016; 2nd Los Angeles at Crest Westwood Theatre in October 14th-20th, 2016;  2nd New York WIFF in October 21th-28th, 2016; 2nd Amsterdam on November 4th-6th, 2016; Geneva at Salle Broadway in December 9th-10th, 2016;  3rd Amsterdam on March 19th-21th, 2017; 2nd Iceland in March 31st - April 3rd, 2017; 3rd Singapore at Golden Village in April 8th-11th, 2017; 3rd Los Angeles at Crest Westwood in April 7th-14th, 2017;
 
This around-the-world film festival tour showcases some of the very best independent films on the scene today, in a truly international event bringing new cinema to audiences on a global scale.