Calgary European Film Festival 2019

The 8th Calgary European Film Festival

starts on Saturday, November 2, 2019!

The eighth edition of the Calgary European Film Festival starts on Saturday, November 2 until Sunday November 10; for nine days of bold European cinema at the Globe Cinema with a record 22 films, each from a different European country, screened in their original languages with English subtitles.

Tickets sell at $12 per film. We also have two different pass options to enjoy more of the festival for less: a five-film pass for $50 (available in-person only at the Festival Box Office) and a festival pass for $145. Online sales can be found via our website:

Stay tuned as we will soon unveil the complete lineup!

The 1st European Union Film Series in Calgary starts tomorrow, September 9, 2019!

Believing in expanding our event offering throughout the year, we’ve partnered with the Delegation of the European Union in Canada and the Calgary Public Library to bring to Calgarians free screenings of renowned films from the member states of the European Union.

For this first edition in 2019, three films will be showcased on September 9, October 7 and December 10 at the Central Library. Screenings take place at 6:30pm and while there is no charge, online registration is required at

September 9, 2019

MUG (Poland)

October 7, 2019

Stranger in Paradise (Netherlands)

December 10, 2019

OUT (Slovakia/Hungary)

The EU film series will return in 2020 for its second edition, so check our social media channels for more details!

The 1st Calgary Spanish Film Festival starts on Tuesday, October 8, 2019!

As if two fall events aren’t enough, we’ve also partnered with the Embassy of Spain in Ottawa and Globe Cinema to organize the inaugural Calgary Spanish Film Festival (CSFF), set to take place during the month of October.

Four Spanish films, ranging from comedy to drama, with no commercial distribution in Canada will have their Calgary premiere on Tuesdays at 6:45pm. Tickets sell at $10 per film (available in-person only at the Festival Box Office). Films will be screened in their original languages with English subtitles.

 The festival will run in parallel in Ottawa and Toronto, making it a multi-city, cultural event. More information is available at

October 8, 2019

Get Her… If You Can

October 15, 2019

The Realm

October 22, 2019

Journey to a Mother’s Room

October 29, 2019

Love Beats


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The Calgary European Film Festival is organized by the European Cultural Society of Calgary in partnership with: Albanian-Canadian Association of Calgary, Austrian Embassy in Ottawa, Austrian Cultural Forum, Alberta Azerbaijani Cultural Society, Calgary Bulgarian Society, Croatian Canadian Cultural Centre, Czech Business Association of Canada, Alliance Française de Calgary, La Cité des Rocheuses, Association for German Education in Calgary, Hellenic Society of Calgary, Hellenic Heritage Foundation, Calgary Hellenic Banquet Hall, Hungarian Canadian Cultural Association of Calgary, Calgary Italian Cultural Centre, Alberta Latvian Society, Moldovan Community of Calgary Association, Embassy of the Republic of Moldova in Canada, Consulate of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Sons of Norway Valhalla Lodge, Polish Canadian Cultural Centre, Romanian Canadian Cultural Association of Calgary, Serbian Fest Calgary, Honorary Consulate of the Slovak Republic in Calgary, Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Canada, Instituto Cervantes Calgary, Spain Arts & Culture, Swedish Society of Calgary, Embassy of Sweden in Canada, and Swiss Cultural Society of Calgary.

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