Film Festivals

Harkins Theatres is one of North America's largest supporters of independent film and is the venue of choice for the most popular and prestgious film festivals in the Southwest. Harkins takes pride in cultivating social festival experiences that bring audiences and filmmakers together in celebration of independent, foreign and art film.


The Phoenix Film Festival

The Phoenix Film Festival

The Phoenix Film Festival returns to the luxurious Harkins Scottsdale 101 for its 17th year. Arizona's largest film festival showcases amazing independent films and shorts.Whether you're looking for comedy, drama, documentary or something that defies labeling - we're excited to celebrate the art of film with you! Enjoy a week of screenings, events and special guests at the Phoenix Film Festival.
Phoenix Film Festival
The Scottsdale Film Festival

The Scottsdale Film Festival

The Scottsdale International Film Festival is the only local event dedicated to foreign film. For 16 seasons the Festival has offered attendees films around the globe. The Festival routinely attracts the Best Foreign Language Film award winners and top Hollywood studio and independent artistic releases.
Scottsdale Film Festival
Deadcenter Film Festival

Deadcenter Film Festival

Harkins Bricktown 16 is the home of the Deadcenter Film Festival. See the best in independent film and rub elbows with producers, directors, screenwriters and actors. Each year the festival features screenings, workshops and galas.
Deadcenter Film Festival
The Jewish Film Festival

The Jewish Film Festival

Harkins Shea 14, Peoria 14 & Tempe Marketplace will host the 23rd Annual Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival for two weeks from February 10-24, 2019. With films including some of Hollywood’s biggest stars along with other works of cinematic art sure to appeal to fans of many backgrounds and interests, the Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival is a must-attend.
The Jewish Film Festival
Cinema Culturas Latino FILM FESTIVAL

Cinema Culturas Latino FILM FESTIVAL

Hosted by Harkins Moreno Valley 16 this is the 4th annual Cinema Culturas Film Fest, celebrating contemporary Latino film, local heritage and community.
Cinema Culturas Festival
Peoria Film Fest

Peoria Film Fest

The Peoria Film Fest presented by the team behind the Phoenix Film Festival debuts in October. The festival will showcase the best of independent and studio films at Harkins Arrowhead Fountains 18 giving the City of Peoria a new and unique arts event.
Peoria Film Fest
Worldwide Women's Film Festival

Worldwide Women's Film Festival

The Worldwide Women's Film Festival educates, supports, and empowers women in the collaborative endeavor of filmmaking while we shine a light on women's stories and diverse experiences.
Women's Film Festival
Chandler International Film Festival

Chandler International Film Festival

The Chandler International Film Festival is a non-profit, diverse and pioneering film festival located in Chandler, Arizona. CIFFI is dedicated to the advancement of social and cultural awareness through education and delivered on the artistic platform of filmmaking.
Chandler Film Festival
Tucson Cine Mexico

Tucson Cine Mexico

Tucson Cine Mexico is the longest-running festival of contemporary Mexican cinema in the United States, and has become a vital platform for the screening of Mexican films in this country. Each year, the festival hosts directors, producers, editors, actors and cinematographers of contemporary Mexican cinema. The next festival will be held across 4 venues in Tucson, including Harkins Tucson Spectrum 18, March 21-25.
Tucson Cine Mexico