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THE WAIT IS OVER

See the full 2019 Key West Film Festival program dates and times today!

PASSES AND TICKETING IN 2019:
A limited number of tickets are now on sale for advance purchase to all films except opening and closing nights' THE IRISHMAN and WAVES and the Spotlight films MARRIAGE STORY and JUST MERCY.

The best way to guarantee admission to ALL the above films, as well as to special events and festival parties, is to purchase a VIP PREMIUM or ALL-ACCESS pass. The 3rd level AUTEUR pass grants access to all films (but no parties) except those in the Tropic's Carper theater after 5 PM.
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ANNOUNCING OUR OPENING AND CLOSING NIGHT FILMS

We are delighted to announce that Martin Scorsese’s critically acclaimed “The Irishman” (Netflix) will open the 8th annual KWFF and Trey Edward Shults “Waves” (A24) will close the festival.

K. Austin Collins of Vanity Fair and Jen Yamato of The Los Angeles Times selected these films and will appear for a pre-screening discussion of “The Irishman” on Wednesday, November 20 and will also moderate an audience Q&A with Orlando-based director Mr. Shults following the screening of his “Waves” on Saturday night, November 23.
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A LOOK BACK AT AWARD-WINNING OPENING AND CLOSING NIGHT FILMS

In 2015 we launched the Critics' Focus program, where two of the nation's top critics were invited to curate the first and last movies that festival-goers would see.

Since then, Kenneth Turan and Justin Chang of the Los Angeles Times, Ann Hornaday of the Washington Post, Eric Kohn of indiewire, Emily Yoshida of New York Magazine, David Fear of Rolling Stone, Joshua Rothkopf of Time Out New York and Amy Nicholson of MTV News have used their expertise to bring the Key West Film Festival audience some of the best and most celebrated films of the year. 
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KEY WEST FILM FESTIVAL 2019 LAUNCH PARTY

Join us Tuesday evening, October 29 at Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant on Duval Street in Old Town Key West where we reveal the Full 2019 Film Program, Special Events, and Celebrity Guests. Come out for a drink, enter to win KWFF swag and tickets, meet festival staff, and…

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KWFF 2019 FLORIDA FILMS

The Key West Film Festival is honored to announce the 2019 Florida Film lineup. From our southernmost perch of the Conch Republic, these 32 films—three features, 14 indie shorts, 15 student films—plus five screenplay finalists, survey the hopes, dreams, and…

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2019 Golden Key Award

Which celebrities will be honored with the Key West Film Festival's 2019 Golden Key Award for Career Achievement, joining the ranks of legends including Harmony Korine, Marisa Tomei, Burt Reynolds, Alan Cumming, and Mariel Hemingway? Find out by nabbing your…

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