Passes & Tickets

You’ve spoken and we heard! Attending the Festival is easier than ever.

Box Office


Open 24 hours a day here through our website

credit only

In Person during the Festival  

Buy tickets at any of our screening venue box offices located at the Screening Room, Baby Grand or Isabel.

Venue box offices open one hour before the first film of the day and remain open until the start of the final film of the day.

cash or credit

Need assistance?  

We’re happy to help! Now that the Festival is up and running, the best place to catch us is at the KCFF Box Office in the first-floor foyer at Screening Room. The KCFF Box Office opens 1 hour before showtime each day. On Friday at 11:30 am, Saturday & Sunday 8:30 am.


$15 for movies; various prices for special events; price listed includes applicable taxes, fees and service charges.



Movie Tickets

Click on the film you’d like to see and follow the link to buy online.  If you’d like to purchase tickets in person (hours and details listed above).

If you’d like to purchase tickets in person during the Festival, simply visit one of the box offices at any venue – if there are tickets available, you’ll be able to buy with cash or credit.  Our venue box offices can sell tickets for any screening and most special events at the Festival. Tickets will remain on sale until they’re gone – once we’re sold out, we’re sold out!

other important info

> If you buy a ticket online, simply print off your ticket and bring it with you to the show or download and display on your phone.

> If a film sells out in advance, it is sold out — no additional tickets will be held or reserved.

> Discounted student tickets are $10 and available in person during the Festival only, starting 15 minutes before showtime with a valid student ID.

Special Event Tickets

The 2019 Festival includes a number of special events including live music, in-person appearances, and performances.  Prices and on-sale dates for special events vary and are available online and in some cases at other venues/outlets (please check the specific event listing for details).

Festival Pass

various prices; all prices include applicable taxes, fees and service charges.

2019 passes are no longer available

But you can still buy still buy tickets! 

other important info

> Some special events may be selected with a Festival Pass (please check the specific event for eligibility); the event will be counted toward the total 6/9/12 selections permitted.

> We recommend buying your pass early to have the best selection of films. Even with a pass, film selections are subject to ticket availability.

> There are a limited number of passes available – once they’re gone, you’ll have to purchase tickets.

> If you ordered online, simply print off your pass at home or display on your phone.

> Prefer a pass where you choose your films on-the-go? Check out our new Rush Pass.

Rush Pass

$85 price listed includes applicable taxes, fees and service charges.


This pass is no longer available but you can purchase tickets instead.

Some people prefer the thrill of selecting films on the fly and for these folks, we’re offering a limited number of Rush Passes this year. With a Rush Pass you can grab a ticket from the venue box office starting 15 minutes before showtime (if there are still tickets available).


It’s a bit of a gamble because some shows will sell out in advance. If you’re someone who likes to live on the edge and are okay with last-minute decisions, this is the pass for you!


other important info

> Rush Passholders can access tickets from the screening venue box office on a first-come, first-served starting 15 minutes before the film.

> If a film sells out in advance, it is sold out — no tickets will be held or reserved for Rush Passes.

> The Rush Pass includes admission to receptions; special events are not included.

> If you’d prefer guaranteed seats for specific films please purchase a ticket or Festival Pass.

The fine print

> Patrons will be admitted into the theatres approximately 45 minutes prior to showtime. We recommend arriving early enough to get settled in and grab a few snacks!

> Tickets will remain on sale online and at the venue box offices until showtime, unless the film is sold out.

> This year, when a film is sold out, we are totally sold out (no other tickets will be released).

> Latecomers will not be admitted after the film has started.

> Passes are non-transferable.

> All sales are final.