18th Annual San Diego International Film Festival Takes Over America's Finest City This October 15-20 | Save On Tickets & Enter To Win Festival Passes

September 22, 2019

The San Diego International Film Festival returns to America's Finest City for the 18th year this October 15-20, with a lineup filled with star-studded events and film screenings. Produced by the San Diego Film Foundation, the five-day event will feature 100+ independent films, studio premieres, panels with celebrities and industry insiders, red carpet events, parties, all-star tributes and filmmaker awards. In addition to offering promo code SDVILLE for 15% savings on any festival or film tickets, we are also raffling off 2 Festival Passes (a $700+ value). Read on for all the details and be sure to enter!

This year's San Diego International Film Festival will screen 107 films as well as offer a robust calendar of unique events. Screenings will be held in the historic Balboa Theater and Theatre Box in Downtown San Diego, and ArcLight Cinemas in La Jolla. Kicking off on Wednesday, October 15 at Balboa Theater, the Opening Night Party will feature a screening of "Jojo Rabbit," which stars Scarlett Johansson, followed by an after-party at Parq Nightclub. Another highlight of this year's schedule is a screening of Martin Scorsese's newest film, "The Irishman," starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci. The complete list of 2019 San Diego Film Festival titles including descriptions are available online.

Other highlight events taking place at this year's San Diego International Film Festival include Night of the Stars Tribute honoring Lawrence Fishburne, Pitbull, Jillian Bell, Jared Harris, and others, taking place at Pendry Hotel on Friday, October 18. Another feature event is the Filmmaker Award Show & Party, which occurs at Pendry Hotel to honor film makers on Saturday, October 19, and patrons are urged not to miss Culinary Cinema with a welcome-champagne greeting and food-focused film screening followed by a chef tasting with wine pairing at ArcLight Cinemas in La Jolla on Sunday, October 20.

San Diego International Film Festival passes are available online for individual events and films, as well as all-access GA and VIP tickets. In addition to screenings and events, certain passes provide access to the official festival lounge and parties where pass holders interact with Festival filmmakers and professionals in the film community. Promo code SDVILLE saves 15% on any ticket type, including event passes and individual film screenings.

For more information on this year's San Diego International Film Festival and to purchase your tickets, visit sdfilmfest.com.