The 2019 Chester International Film Festival, our 33rd, has now concluded. Our 34th Festival is now in preparation, but in the meantime please take a look at our previous offering.

We were delighted to offer a great collection of the best in world cinema..

After it’s outstanding launch in 2014, we again hosted our 6th Animation Festival alongside the 2019 Festival.¬† We showed the best in¬†international animations following a call for submissions.

The festival is organised by Chester Film Society. Running since 1970, we have provided an unbroken opportunity for our audiences to experience the best in contemporary cinema. If you are interested in future film events, please visit our Film Society website,

If you need any help, please get in touch, we will be happy to answer your questions.

Enjoy the Movies!