Kingston filmmaker Josh Lyon has been featured in our Local Shorts Program before, but this year he’s back with a new film, THE THREE SISTERS (screening during EPICS 1). KCFF's Vishmayaa Jey chatted with him at the Festival’s Launch Party at Tango Nuevo a few...

KCFF'18 includes more shorts than ever before.  We've expanded our popular CANADIAN SHORTS program to three separate packages of professionally-made short films, all carefully curated from across the country.  This year, you will determine the Best Canadian Short of the Festival. Just like our Limestone Financial People's...

THURSDAY, MARCH 1 / 7 PM / ISABEL BADER KCFF is thrilled to launch the festival with MEDITATION PARK another smart, touching and highly enjoyable feature by Mina Shum, one of Canada’s most celebrated filmmakers.  Featuring Sandra Oh and Hong Kong cinema legend Cheng Pei Pei who plays Maria, a woman who suspects...

With a little more than a month to go, we finally revealed all of the titles for KCFF'18.   With more repeats, another theatre at The Screening Room, and lots of filmmakers and industry guests in town it will be an action-packed and pretty exciting 3.5 days...

We're excited to welcome Jess Allen back to Kingston this year!  Charming, personable, knowledgeable, and hilarious, Jess brings a little bit of magic to every Q+A she moderates.  She won the hearts of KCFF audiences in 2016 and we know that many of you will...

From riveting documentaries to side-splitting comedies, and bone-chilling thrillers to local shorts, the KCFF line-up for 2018 is one of the best yet!  We are keeping things top secret a little while longer...

Each year we welcome new and returning audiences to Kingston to see some of the best Canadian cinema of the year.  Our festival is like our city: warm, down-to-earth, and approachable.  The majority of our venues are in Kingston’s historic downtown and within walking distance or close proximity...

While screening your film to our warm and supportive audience is reward in and of itself, we also have a few actual awards to sweeten the deal.  KCFF awards are presented at the Closing Night Awards Ceremony and some include cash, prizes, and all come...

A Festival Pass is a great way to experience the full range of festival activities, without having to wait it out in the rush line.  Pass-holders also get great perks like access to all of the festival parties including all parties (like Opening Night) and...

Fall is a busy time of year for us at KCFF -- we're sifting through submissions, booking special events, and working on all of the aspects that will combine to create a dynamic and varied festival again this year.  There is lots to be done...