It's summer, which means that we are officially switching gears and turning our attention from KCFF'17 to KCFF'18.  We've revamped our submission forms (well, tweaked really) but they're online now and we're eagerly waiting to receive submissions over the summer and fall. Want to learn more? Simply...

Is National Youth Arts week is May 1-7 and in partnership with the Juvenis Youth Arts Festival we're helping to present 2 free film events. Created in 2016, this youth-driven, multi-disciplinary festival is for youth in our community who wish to display their work, perform, share their...

Our friends at le Centre culturel Frontenac are presenting Théâtre du Trillium's #PigeonsAffamés on Thursday, May 4.   Anne-Marie White's play (presented in French, with English surtitles) has an insatiable will to observe the ability of human beings to ease their conscience. Her combination of theatre, singing and dance...

KCFF Special Event Canadaland's Jesse Brown delves into the dark side of Canadian history in this show consisting of a series of stories accompanied by slides, short films and highlights of Canadian film and tv from a satirical angle.   Canadaland has disrupted the way the Canadian media works. Its...

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We've teamed up with the Juvenis Youth Arts Festival and Reelout to present the 2017 edition of Rapid Reel -- the 48 Hour Filmmaking Challenge!   This is a 48 hour film challenge for youth of all levels of experience!  You will have 48 hours to script,...

Thank you Kingston for another great KCFF! It's hard to believe that KCFF'17 has come and gone.  This year, we welcomed nearly 8,000 people to the festival making it the best attended yet.  Our sincerest thanks goes to EVERYONE who contributed to the festival: our dedicated...

It's one of the most exciting festival moments each year:  the moment when we get to share our trailer.  It's a 30 second sneak peek of what you'll see this year at KCFF'17.  Thanks to Braden Dragomir and the team at Make Hay Media for creating...

We're celebrating great Canadian films all festival long! Opening Night at The Isabel   We're thrilled to announce that Queen's grad and Academy Award winner Brigitte Berman will be returning to Kingston for the Opening Night screening of her documentary THE RIVER OF MY DREAMS: A PORTRAIT OF GORDON...

STILL NIGHT, STILL LIGHT Mes nuits feront écho by Sophie Goyette won the prestigious Bright Future Award at Rotterdam International Film Festival 2017. It is the first Canadian film to win a major professional prize in those categories at IFFR. The Bright Future section is...