AUG 12 - 22

100+ FILMS | 50+ EVENTS


*For the best festival viewing experience we recommend that you use a laptop although you can still use a mobile device if you wish. To watch on TV either use a chromecast or connect your laptop to your TV through an HDMI cable. 

1. Once you enter the IFFSA Virtual Theatre, you can make a FREE account and start exploring our curation and booking films for FREE in advance today! Booking is on a first-come first-serve basis as there are a limited number of spots per film. The films booked in advance will become available to watch from the time of premiere for a 24 hour period. 

Note: Films will remain open for booking only up to the time period indicated for each film on the schedule. You will have a 24 hour window to watch the film after your booking.

2. IFFSA Virtual Live events will be streamed on this page as indicated on the schedule. They will also be simulcasted on IFFSA’s social media platforms.

3. All previously broadcasted livestreams will be available to rewatch from the Livestream Archive.




During this global health crisis our thoughts go out to the victims of COVID-19 and we stand in solidarity with all those fighting the pandemic. Like all other areas of life, cinema has not been left untouched by this crisis. We would like to extend our sympathy to all artists, festival colleagues, cinema operators, distributors, and producers who are facing grave difficulties during this time. IFFSA believes in cinema as a social force that will not lose its power even in the face of the virus.Through resilience and innovation we can overcome the challenges presented by the global pandemic. Together with our global partners, we are determined to deliver the high-quality festival experience that IFFSA is known for in an unique hybrid format.

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