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CFF2022 FAQ

What is CFF2022?
The Chelsea Film Festival–now in its 10th edition–highlights the best of local and world Cinema during 4 days of special events and cocktail parties!

When will CFF2022 take place?
CFF2022 will take place October 13 – October 16, 2022.

Where will CFF2022 take place?
CFF2022 will take place at Regal Theatres Union Square, 850 Broadway, New York, NY 10003.

How do I get tickets?
Tickets are will be on sale in September.

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 required for all staff, audiences, and filmmakers at the 9th Chelsea Film Festival. Methods of showing proof of full vaccination include:

Only guests aged 12+ will be permitted to attend CFF2022. No eating or drinking will be permitted at Regal Theatres Union Square. Outside food or drink will also not be permitted. Masks will be required (except for red carpet photos).

Additionally, CFF2022 will adhere to a comprehensive series of health and safety policies while adapting as necessary to the current health crisis.

What sections are in CFF2022?
The CFF2022 program will be announced in September. CFF2021 showcased 141 films from 21 countries, and was comprised of multiple programs:

  • Spotlight on Asian Filmmakers
  • Spotlight on Canadian Filmmakers, supported by the Consulate General of Canada in New York
  • 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.
  • Spotlight on Iranian Cinema
  • Spotlight on the UK

The Reel Magic Hour annual program presents a series of Talks with Industry leaders.

What films will screen at CFF2022?
Explore the CFF2021 lineup here.

Which filmmakers will attend CFF2022?
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 CFF2022 updates?
Sign up for the CFF newsletter and follow CFF on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

Can I attend virtually?
CFF2022 will be both in-person and virtual this year. Visit our online Festival Platform here.

Can I volunteer for the CFF2022?
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 CFF2022?
Submissions for the 10th Chelsea Film Festival are now open via FilmFreeway.