“When all is said and done, the Atlantic Film Festival is about people. The Sponsors, The Team and most importantly, The Audience.  As we close the chapter on 35 and look towards 36, we would like to say thank you to all of you, for being a part of this year’s Festival. We could not do it without you and we hope to see you again next year - September 15 - 22, 2016. Book your vacation now!”

- Wayne Carter, Executive Director, Atlantic Film Festival

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Please Note: Festival Office Closure

The Atlantic Film Festival offices will be closed from October 3rd until October 13th, 2015.  If you would like to leave a message, please call 902.422.3456 or email festival@atlanticfilm.com. 

Winners of the 35th Atlantic Film Festival announced!

The Atlantic Film Festival, in the midst of its highly successful 35th year, announces its award winners for the event, September 17th-24th in Halifax. The Industry Awards Reception took place on Sunday, Sept. 20th in the Imperial Ballroom at The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites.

Click the MORE DETAILS link to see the award winners.

2015 FULL PROGRAM Announce

The 35th annual Atlantic Film Festival has announced its full festival program, featuring over 200 films and a full slate of special events, to be presented over eight days in Halifax, September 17-24.

"Our audience will find that in this year’s program in particular the diversity of culture and community is on display like never before”, said Wayne Carter, Executive Director. “As new technology changes allow filmmakers to create their stories in more austere circumstances the incredible effect is the ability to hear a broader range of voices from around the globe. " 

2015 Atlantic Program Announce

The 35th annual Atlantic Film Festival proudly launches its program of Atlantic Canadian film selections, including the much-anticipated Atlantic Gala, to be presented over eight days in Halifax, September 17-24.

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