2022 San Diego Intl Film Festival

Festival Film Guide

The 21st Annual San Diego International Film Festival is really ‘Putting the Fest Back in Festival!’

Browse our film line-up of over 100 Films! This year includes the return of the Opening Night Film Premiere & Reception, the Night of the Stars Tribute, Culinary Cinema, plus more in-person parties, panels and networking events.

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DAY BY DAY FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

This year includes the return of the Opening Night Film Premiere & Reception, the Night of the Stars Tribute, Culinary Cinema, plus more in-person parties, panels and networking events.

MOPA

WED, OCT 19th | OPENING NIGHT FILM & RECEPTIONS
The Museum of Photographic Arts, Balboa Park |
Time: 5:30 PM (Pre-Reception), 7:00 PM (Screening)

The 21st Annual San Diego International Film Festival kicks off with film lovers, filmmakers, arts patrons, elected officials, executives and professionals gathering to celebrate film at the Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park. Guests will enjoy a Pre-screening Cocktail Party followed by a Studio Film Premiere. 
*Only VIP Passholders can attend Opening Night.

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Trinute

THURS, OCT 20th | NIGHT OF THE STARS TRIBUTE
The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center, La Jolla
Time:  5:30pm Red Carpet and Pre-Reception; 6:30pm Tribute 

The San Diego International Film Festival honors some of the film industry’s most accomplished actors, directors and filmmakers. Each year we are proud to present the Gregory Peck Award of Excellence in Cinema with the support of the Peck family. Rising stars, auteurs, and visionaries are also recognized and celebrated. 

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UTC

FRI, OCT 21st – SUN, OCT 23rd | IN-PERSON SCREENINGS
AMC UTC 14 @ Westfield UTC (formerly Arclight)
Time: 9:30 AM – 11:00PM Daily

Film lovers will enjoy film screenings of Studio Premieres and Independent Features, Documentaries and Short Films. In between film screenings, guests can visit the Festival Lounge for snacks, cocktails and conversations with other Film Lovers.

Culinary Cinema

SUN, OCT 23rd | CULINARY CINEMA
AMC UTC 14 @ Westfield UTC (formerly Arclight)
Time: 10:30 am & 11:30 AM

Culinary Cinema is a recipe for Sunday fun and a dream come true for foodies! The ingredients begin with a cuisine-themed movie. Afterwards everyone adjourns to enjoy dishes inspired by renowned San Diego Chefs. Add some nice wines and good conversation and you have a perfect Sunday afternoon!

CULINARY CINEMA SCREENING & TASTING TICKET
*All Pass types get access to screenings and Culinary Cinema but you MUST RSVP yourself for the screenings to attend.  

Virtual

WED, OCT 19th –  SUN, OCT 23rd | VIRTUAL FILM FESTIVAL
Online Screening Platform (Elevent)
Start: Wednesday, October 19th @ 12:00 am
End: Sunday, October 23rd @ 11:59 pm

Access to 5 Days of On-Demand, Virtual Screenings.  Can’t make the in-person screenings? With this pass for 5 days you can watch features, docs and short films from the comfort of your own home! 

Sponsor Block FINAL
OCTOBER 19 - 23, 2022

SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

CHOOSE BETWEEN A VIRTUAL PASS, IN-PERSON PASS OR BOTH!