AFF Outdoor Film Experience

Who can resist a night under the stars with a classic movie and the smell of popcorn wafting through the air? Whether young or old, local or visiting, the AFF Outdoor Film Experience fits the bill for good times. 

It’s outdoors. It’s movies. It’s an unforgettable Experience!

For the past 13 years, on Friday nights from mid-July to the end of August, the Atlantic Film Festival has delivered an entertaining outdoor film experience throughout the Halifax – a larger-than-life inflatable screen showing classic movies under the open sky. With as many as 2000+ movie-goers coming together for each screening – all toting their lawn chairs, blankets, picnics and favourite company – this open-air cinema has a unique festival atmosphere that must be experienced first-hand.

Our programmers are constantly dreaming up an engaging theme for the next series. In recent years, our Summer of … theme has been very popular. People are always trying to guess what it will be!

While the theme changes from one year to the next, the objective remains:

• to bring the community together.
• to enjoy the film viewing experience in unique outdoor settings.
• to set the stage for the upcoming Atlantic Film Festival.

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Latest Buzz

As part of The Shortest Day celebration, the Atlantic Film Festival offers free short film programs for kids and families at the NEW Halifax Central Library, December 20 & 21

The Atlantic Film Festival is pleased to partner with the National Film Board of Canada, Quebec’s SODEC, Telefilm Canada and the Halifax Central Library to screen two short film programs as part of The Shortest Day 2014 celebration of Canadian short films. The free screenings, including one Kids Program and one Family Program, will be presented at the NEW Halifax Central Library, December 20 and 21.

Atlantic Filmmaker Focus: Andrea Dorfman

The Atlantic Film Festival is a champion of Atlantic Canadian filmmakers. In keeping with this promise, every month we profile some of the most incredibly talented people in the filmmaking industry today. This month, we look at Halifax filmmaker Andrea Dorfman.

Andrea's most recent film Heartbeat opens at Cineplex Cinemas Park Lane in Halifax, NS, Friday, November 21.

We caught up with Andrea recently to talk about filmmaking and the making of Heartbeat.

ViewFinders presents screening at 14th annual Silver Wave Film Festival in Fredericton, Nov. 8

A production of the Atlantic Film Festival, ViewFinders: Atlantic Film Festival For Youth will present a screening of short films at the 14th annual Silver Wave Film Festival at the Centre communautaire Sainte-Anne in Fredericton this Saturday, November 8 at 12 noon. Admission is free.

“The Silver Wave organizers are thrilled to be partnering with ViewFinders: Atlantic Film Festival For Youth for the first time this year,” said Cat LeBlanc, Silver Wave Film Festival Organizer. “The collection of youth films they are showcasing in our Silver Wave Youth program are stellar.”

Thank you from the 34th Atlantic Film Festival team!

The 34th Atlantic Film Festival would like to recognize the hard work and dedication of all its staff and volunteers. Congratulations on a phenomenal run! A big thank you to all our wonderful sponsors - you make what we do possible! Click HERE to see just how many great organizations we're honoured to partner with. Less than a year until our 35th anniversary, and we can't wait to bring you the best of film in Atlantic Canada, the rest of the country and around the world again soon! See you at the movies!