Countdown to KCFF24

Days Hours Minutes Seconds Attention Canadian movie fans from all over! We at KCFF are stoked for our 24th edition this winter, so save the dates and come join us downtown Kingston from February 28 – March 3, 2024!  Over five days we’ll present some of the top Canadian films of the year, including award-winners, […]

Volunteer this Fest!

Do you love movies and meeting new people? We’re looking for friendly, enthusiastic people to join our volunteer team this year! Volunteers welcome patrons and industry guests to screenings and events, providing support to KCFF staff to help ensure a fun-filled, action-packed weekend of Canadian film. Interested in helping out? Volunteers typically work a few […]

Monthly Makers Meetups at the Broom

MAKERS MEETUP is a monthly series of free networking events designed to enrich our local creative scene. This series is free and open to everyone. Ages 18+ recommended. The goal of this event is to strengthen synergies among Kingston’s music, film, gaming, digital, and creative communities through knowledge sharing, collaboration, and networking. The next events are […]

Win $25,000 for your next short film project

In honour of our 25th anniversary in 2025, KCFF is giving filmmakers a chance to win $25,000 for a new short film project. Filmmakers with significant connections to the Kingston community are invited to apply.  Shortlisted applicants will pitch their film at KCFF24 to a jury of filmmakers, critics, and other industry professionals. From there, […]

Spooky Season at the Broom

October is nearly upon us, and we’ve brewing up some spooky programming to celebrate Hallowe’en. We’ve got witches, pumpkins, spooky cabaret, and so much more. Head over to our Events page for the full Hallowe’en lineup!

Slaight Music Video Program Lineup

KCFF and Kingston Film & Media are thrilled to announce the lineup for the 3rd edition of the Slaight Music Video Program. This initiative connects local production companies with emerging artists from Kingston’s vibrant music scene to create new music videos, all of which will premiere at KCFF24! Our teams this year are: AKAFLK Productions featuring The […]

Slaight Music Video Program Launch

KCFF and Kingston Film & Media are excited to announce the 3rd edition of the Slaight Music Video Program! Join us on September 21st at the Broom Factory as we unveil this year’s participants and celebrate 10 talented creative teams. This event is free, but we recommend reserving your spot. Click here for full details!

IN CONVERSATION WITH EVA H.D. & CHARLIE KAUFMAN

Join us at the Broom on Thursday, September 14th for a conversation with Canadian poet/screenwriter Eva H.D. and screenwriter/director/novelist Charlie Kaufman! The duo will be talking writing, filmmaking, and their recent collaboration (the short film JACKALS & FIREFLIES). Click here to grab your tickets!

Essential Noise

Join us in the alley outside Outpost12 (across from the Broom) at The Broom Factory for a free screening of Paul Koidis’ new film ESSENTIAL NOISE! Travel back to 1968, when Toronto’s Yorkville was alive with folk music and the spirit of revolution. Featuring interviews with Steppenwolf, Judy Collins, Sylvia Tyson, Alan Cross, and many more! […]

Outdoor Screening – TRAMPS!

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Kevin Hegge’s first full-length doc TRAMPS! is a dizzying collage of the fashion, art, politics, and identities behind the post-punk chameleons of London’s New Romantic movement. It features loads of documentary footage as well as interviews with DJ Princess Julia, promoter Philip Sallon, and stylist Judy Blame, amongst others. Join us in the lane outside […]

JULY TALK: LOVE LIVES HERE AT THE BROOM

Toronto-based alt-rockers July Talk built their devoted following with a grueling touring schedule and a reputation for explosive live shows – and then 2020 happened. Filmmaker Brittany Farhat follows the band as they attempt to recreate the chaos and charisma of their usual shows in at a drive-in theatre during the first summer of pandemic […]

NEW ART AT THE BROOM!

It’s been a busy few weeks around The Broom Factory! Montreal-based graffiti artist Peru Dyer visited us at the end of May to give us a splash of colour. Pop by Tula Café (now open on weekends too!) to get a glimpse of our gloriously bright new wall, or join us for one of our […]