In addition to the main Festival program, there are special film sections that add interest and diversity to the overall Festival and help attendees navigate the offerings. These special categories include:

10% Cinema

10% Cinema

These gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and gender identity films range in subject, style, and tone. But they have one thing in common: they've been audience favorites for years! {view films}

African Diaspora

African Diaspora

These remarkable films feature stories made by and about Africans and people of African decent from around the world. {view films}

After Hours

After Hours

Ready for your mind to be blown? Prowl the Festival and feast on these dark, mysterious, thrilling, and bizarre films. {view films}

Cinema in Espaņol

Cinema in Espaņol

This eclectic array of Spanish-language films explores a multitude of subjects that range from the culturally specific to the universal. {view films}

Family Films

Family Films

You can take a family trip around the world without leaving the city. These family-friendly films are great for kids and young adults, but please check the descriptions for disclaimers and age recommendations. {view films}

Film Is Art

Film Is Art

Focusing on topics including drama, dance, and visual arts, these films explore a range of artists and the artistic process. Some of these films also highlight animation – an art form in and of itself. {view films}

Jewish and Israeli Visions

Jewish and Israeli Visions

These films from - or about - Israel and the Jewish diaspora enlighten with their unique cultural perspective. {view films}

Pan-Asian Films

Pan-Asian Films

Expanding our focus to the Pacifc Islands and the continent of Asia, these films feature modern stories from ancient cultures. {view films}

Women of the World

Women of the World

This sidebar returns once again this year to celebrate films that celebrate empowered women. {view films}

World Tour

World Tour

Every year the CIFF brings the best films from around the globe to screen in the World Tour sidebar. This year our films represent more than 70 countries. {view films}

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