Christmas Festivals

A festival doesn’t have to be a movie festival to be awesome! Since the Xmas season is coming up, here’s a list of some of the best Christmas festivals around the world:

Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park, London, England.

Christmas Festival of Lights in Portland, OR.

Christmas festivals - Festival of Lights

Budapest Christmas Fair

Christmas festivals - Budapest Fair

Santa Claus Christmas Celebration in Santa Claus, IN

Christmas festivals - Santa Christmas Celebration

Santa’s Enchanted Forest in Miami, FL

Christmas festivals - Santas Enchanted Forest

Christmas in Ice at North Pole, AK


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  • 16th Myrtle Beach International Film Festival (April 20-24, 2021) calling for entry
    by Myrtle Beach International Film Festival on December 31, 2020 at 9:28 PM

      Call for entry MBIFF 16 now open     October 2, 2020 Earlybird Deadline I November 20, 2020 Regular Deadline I December 11, 2020 Late Deadline  I December 31, 2020 Extended Deadline I  SUBMIT I Website I Profile on I  Email contact I Facebook I Twitter     Submission Deadlines for MBIFF 16   October 2, 2020 Earlybird DeadlineNovember 20, 2020 Regular DeadlineDecember 11, 2020 Late Deadline       The MBIFF is a World Class Event. Submissions end December 31st,  20éà, submit through, or through the festivals website, Selected by Movie Maker Magazine as one of the top 25 film festivals worth the submission, one of the top festivals in the world by Film international and touted by many as one of the most important independent film festivals in the circuit. We are passionate about film and it shows! The MBIFF screens projects in a multi-million dollar theater, housing state of the art technology.   We look forward to viewing your film /project!&nbs

  • Catalina Film Festival (CFF) is thrilled to announce two ways to celebrate their 10-Year Anniversary
    by Editor on September 18, 2020 at 7:03 PM

      CATALINA FILM FEST CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF CINEMA WITH VIRTUAL FEST STREAMING FILMS SEPT 18-27 PLUS, CARPOOL CINEMA &“DRIVE-THRU RED CARPET” LIVE EVENTS IN LONG BEACH  Catalina Film Festival (CFF) is thrilled to announce two ways to celebrate their 10-Year Anniversary! CFF is going virtual, streaming globally via, online anytime, starting this Friday, September 18-27. Movie lovers from around the world can log on to stream 119 official selections, including star-studded and independent feature-length narratives, short films and documentaries by award-winning, international filmmakers.  All-Access Passes are NOW ONLY $49 and includes a chance to win a Filmmakers Prize Package.  So Cal locals can celebrate with CFF’s first-ever CARPOOL CINEMA and DRIVE-THRU RED CARPET on September 25-26 at the Scottish Rite Event Center in Long Beach, located at 855 Elm Avenue. Limited tickets available for these exclusive events, featuring two-nights of socially-distant entertainment. Doors open at 6 p.m. for a drive-thru RED CARPET experience with step-and-repeat paparazzi photos and park-and-watch films. Guests will have access to food vendors with official programming piped right into your car speakers, sponsored by    CARPOOL CINEMA FREE BONUS FEATURE FILMS   FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 / CFF’s WES CRAVEN FRIGHT NIGHT FREE Bonus Screening: A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET Wes Craven Horror Block starts at sundown (on Elm Avenue) with short films: Gaslight, In the Deathroom, Mask of Sanity, Milk Teeth, Mongrel, Need Anything, One Last Thing, Overkill - all in competition for the coveted Wes Craven Award. CFF is the only competitive Festival in the world to have an award sanctioned by the king of horror himself. Followed by a FREE bonus screening of his cult-classic, slasher film, A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26: THE L.A. SOCIAL CLUB FREE Bonus Screening: THE BREAKFAST CLUB Saturday Night Social Club toasts to nostalgia. First a round of independent cinema in the L.A. Social Club Shorts Block featuring films: Balloon, In Hollywoodland, Liquid, Ride in Progress, Thank you Kindly, and Un Hombre Debe Aprender, followed by the 35th Anniversary of John Hughes iconic film, THE BREAKFAST CLUB, starring Molly Ringwald, Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy & Anthony Michael Hall.  Tickets for the Carpool Cinema events are $40 per vehicle, including one person per seatbelt. Masks are mandatory and must be worn at all times when outside your vehicle. All-Access Streaming Passes for the Catalina Film Festival Channel are $49 and include 119 official selections. Individual film tickets are available for $12. For tickets and complete film schedule:

  • Reykjavik International Film Festival will launch in hybrid form September 24th
    by Editor on September 18, 2020 at 6:11 PM

    Reykjavik International Film Festival will launch Thursday 24th of September with premier of the Hero´s Journey to The Third Pole by Anní Ólafsdóttir and Andri Snær Magnason and clos on 4th of October with the premier of Against the current by Óskar Pál Sveinsson. This year we bring high quality cinema to movie lovers all around the country by streaming films to your own living room. A top selection of films will be shown at Bíó Paradís and The Nordic House. Please note that tickets are limited but tickets for both online and venue can be bought through RIFF is held for the 17th time and the program is truly varied this year brining viewers brand new films straight from big film festival such as Cannes, Venice, San Sebastian and Locorno. Directors are some of the best in the trade and our films features stars such as Frances McDormand, Mads Mikkelsen, Björk and Dylan Gelula. Among the films this year are Another Round by Thomas Vinterberg starring Mads Mikkelsen, Nomadland by Chloe Zhao, winner of The Golden Lion at Venice Film Festival. 200 Metres by Ameen Nayfeh, receiving the audience awards at Venice Film Festival and I am a Greta by Nathan Grossman that recently premiered in Venice. The program holds 110 films both feature films and documentaries including world premieres and many Scandinavian premiers. The festival will show films from 47 countries including Spain, South-Africa, Lesotho, Italy, Greenland, Malta and many more. Many Icelandic films will also be premiered at the festival. RIFF will host a real drive-through cinema this year screening a varied program over four days. A special movie bus will also drive around the country and bring both children and adults quality films including European short films and the world known film Dancer in the Dark. Industry days will also be hybrid this year with both online program and onsite in The Nordic House. Work in progress, women in Icelandic TV and film and more interesting panels will be held. Ticket sale and online program is now available on our website. Please note that limited tickets are on offer. Single ticket for Bíó Paradís and The Nordic House cost 1.690 kr. and each online view 1.1.90 kr. Viewers can also buy bundle of films for a lower price. &nbs