Connecticut is the art and cultural hub of as well as a hotbed for innovation and emerging digital media and content creation. It is at the forefront of artistic expression, innovation and of course emerging music. The Film Festival seeks to support filmmakers, artists and musicians looking to tell a story. Our aim is to enlighten as well as entertain audiences through a series of cinematic visions, approaches and perspectives.

The Connecticut International Film Festival is devoted to being a springboard for exciting and inspiring new films to be seen by the world, and ultimately picked up for distribution.

The Connecticut International Film Festival is the BIG annual event! It is the culmination of our statewide weekly and monthly screening and series that takes place in a half a dozen theaters, museums and cultural & arts venues throughout the state.

The 2017, CIFF plans to showcase more than 150 fantastic, thought-provoking and entertaining films in numerous award competition categories including but not limited to: Comedy, Narrative Feature, Documentary, Shorts, Student and Animation as well as web series and commercials.

Films from the Washington Film Festival screening at the World Film Fair

Director: Adriano Trapani - Writing Credits