Film Festivals

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 prestigious 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

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 over 18 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

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
Peoria Film Fest

Peoria Film Fest

The Peoria Film Fest presented by the team behind the Phoenix Film Festival in October. The festival will showcase the best of independent and studio films at Harkins Arrowhead Fountains 18 continuing Peoria's 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
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.
Tucson Cine Mexico
The Cinema Society

The Cinema Society

The Cinema Society is your ticket to discovering carefully selected motion pictures offered by the top major and independent studios, along with celebrity salutes involving classics. November through April, you can catch the Cinema Society on select Wednesdays at Harkins Shea 14 and select Thursdays at Harkins Park West 14.
Cinema Society
The Chandler International Film Festival

The Chandler International Film Festival

The Chandler International Film Festival (CIFF) is proud to showcase a diverse lineup at Harkins Chandler Fashion 20! CIFF began in 2016 with a simple idea to share international films in a local setting. CIFF is proudly located in Chandler, Arizona and is one of the fastest-growing film festivals in the state. The festival is dedicated to uniting the community through the film--whether you’re a filmmaker or a casual viewer there is something for everyone.
Chandler Film Festival