Passes & Tickets

On sale February 4

Box Office


Open 24 hours a day here on our website starting February 4

credit only

In Person before the Festival  

Starting February 4 you can visit our pop-up box office to grab passes and tickets in person.

2020 Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:30-7 pm or Saturdays 12-2 pm

The Spire, 82 Sydenham Street (first floor lobby closest to the laneway door)

cash or credit

In Person during the Festival  

Buy tickets at any of our KCFF screening venue box offices located at the Screening Room, Baby Grand or Isabel.  KCFF 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! Visit our pop-up box office or call 613 777 0161 during the hours listed about to chat to our box office staff.

Festival Pass

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

Pre-select 6, 9 or 12 films and guarantee your seat for the show.

The Festival Pass also includes admission to all of the receptions a $60 value + complimentary drinks and snacks!

festival pass 6


6 films + 3 receptions

festival pass 9


9 films + 3 receptions


festival pass 12


12 films + 3 receptions

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.


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



Movie Tickets

purchase online anytime

Starting February 4 purchase online by clicking on the film you’d like to see and follow the link.

in person before the festival

To purchase in person, please visit our pop-up box office (hours and details listed above).

in person during the festival

Simply visit one of the KCFF box offices at any venue – if there are tickets available, you’ll be able to buy with cash or credit.  Our KCFF 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 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).

The fine print

> Patrons will be admitted into the theatres approximately 30 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.

> Passes are non-transferable.

> All sales are final.

> By attending KCFF you agree to abide by our Code of Conduct.