What is CFF2023?
The Chelsea Film Festival–now in its 11th edition–highlights the best of local and world Cinema during 4 days of special events and cocktail parties!

When will CFF2023 take place?
CFF2023 will take place October 12 – October 15, 2023 at Regal Theatres Union Square and from October 12 – October 15, 2023 online.

Where will CFF2023 take place?
CFF2023 will take place at Regal Theatres Union Square, 850 Broadway, New York, NY 10003 and online.

How do I get tickets?
Early bird in-person passes are currently available on Eventbrite.
In-person tickets are currently on sale on Eventbrite and Online passes through the online platform.
Tickets/passes are not exchangeable or refundable.

What health and safety measures are being taken during the festival?
Proof of full vaccination (at least two weeks after the final dose) of any FDA- or WHO-approved vaccine is not required for staff, audiences, and filmmakers at the 11th Chelsea Film Festival.

Only guests aged 12+ will be permitted to attend CFF2023. No eating or drinking will be permitted at Regal Theatres Union Square. Outside food or drink will also not be permitted.

What sections are in CFF2023?
The CFF2023 program will be announced in September. CFF2023 will showcase showcased local and international films from across the world and will be comprised of multiple programs:

  • Spotlight on French Cinema, supported by the Cultural Services of France in New York
  • Spotlight on Israeli Stories, supported by the Israel Office of Cultural Affairs in New York.

The Reel Magic Hour annual program presents a series of Talks with Industry leaders, this event will take place on Friday, October 13th (full schedule and location will be announced late September).

What films will screen at CFF2023?
You will soon be able to explore the 2023 lineup.

Which filmmakers will attend CFF2023?
Q&A info is added to each film when attendance is confirmed. Please note that due to travel restrictions all appearances are subject to change.

How can I follow CFF2023 updates?
Sign up for the CFF newsletter and follow CFF on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

Can I attend virtually?
CFF2023 will be both in-person and online this year.

Is there a specific dress code to attend the CFF2023?
The Opening and Closing events are both Black Tie events, we ask that you dress for the occasion. Tuxedo is mandatory.

Can I volunteer for the CFF2023?
Our volunteer call is now open. Learn more on how to get involved here.

How can I apply for press or industry accreditation?
Press and industry accreditation is available here.

Can I submit my film to CFF2023?
Submissions for the 11th Chelsea Film Festival are currently closed and will reopen November 1st via FilmFreeway.

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