Calgary Film Festivals

THIRD ACTion Film Festival is proud to be part of a diverse ecosystem of fine film festivals in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

March 22 – 24, 2024

THIRD ACTion Film Festival

April 18 – 28, 2024

Calgary Underground Film Festival

May 2 – 12, 2024

FascinAsian Film Festival

May 24 – 27, 2024

Calgary Black Film Festival


Fairy Tales Film Festival

September 19 – 29, 2024

Calgary International Film Festival

October, 2024

Calgary Arab Film Festival

October – November, 2024?

Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival

November, 2024?

Calgary European Film Festival 

November, 2024?

Beth Tzedec Calgary Jewish Film Festival

November, 2024 in person

November, 2024 online

GIRAF Animation Festival

November, 2024

Calgary Justice Film Festival

November, 2024

Calgary Underground Film Festival

Major International Film Festivals

We also keep our eyes on what is happening at festivals around the world. We long to attend them all in person.

January 18 – 28, 2024

The largest independent film festival in the United States, the Sundance Film Festival was founded in 1985.

February 15 – 25, 2024

The Berlin International Film Festival shows about 400 films per year.

May 14 – 25, 2024

TheCannes Festival is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which was founded in 1946.

September, 2024

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) begun in 1976 now attracts over 480,000 people each year.

September, 2024

Venice Film Festival is the oldest film festival in the world.

We also follow the ImagineNative Film Festival and the Vancouver International Film Festival. Both are held in October.

If we’ve missed any of your favourites, contact with a link to the missing festival.