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The Orlando Film Festival 2023 "one of the coolest film festivals in the world" returns to downtown

Named as one of the Top 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World by Moviemaker Magazine, the Orlando Film Festival returns to Downtown Orlando, showcasing the best in new independent cinema from around the world.

The Orlando Film Festival 2022 Returns This Fall To Downtown Orlando

The Orlando Film Festival is an immersive eight-day experience that includes more than 300 films and industry panels and workshops, all geared to the 300+ indie filmmakers and 12,000 in attendance.

This years event takes place from October 26 - November 2, 2023, with nightly parties and a variety of professional activities encourage important networking opportunities.

The festival culminates with an award ceremony featuring prizes valued at more than $1 million.

Located in the heart of Orlando, the Orlando Film Festival is produced by working filmmakers and industry professionals. All film screenings are presented with Q&As and filmmakers experience an unprecedented career-enhancing connection to our community.

Screenings and events take place in or around the CMX Plaza Cinema, which is walking distance from all official festival venues, the festival auditoriums all feature high-end Barco projectors and 5.1 surround sound.

Audiences and filmmakers get an immersive experience full of spirited Q&As, panel discussions, workshops and script reads with industry professionals from around the world.

This year's opening night film on October 26, is Art Thief.

After stealing a painting from a local museum, a passionate-but-untalented artist is thrust into the midst of an even bigger theft. Inspired by the 1990 robbery of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.

This year the Orlando Film Festival features over 300 films, check out the official website for all the films including screening details.

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