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The 2021 Tallahassee Film Festival takes place September 18-19, 2021 at various locations around Tallahassee and with select screenings online. Each year the Festival brings the latest remarkable films in independent cinema along with many attending filmmakers, actors, and other industry professionals. Past years have included Barry Jenkins (Moonlight), Zoe Lister-Jones (The Craft Legacy), and Kat Candler (Queen Sugar).

Will Call (Where to Pick Up Your Passes!)

Pre-purchased passes can be picked up:

Saturday 9/18 between 11:00 AM and 7:00 PM at:

Theater #1 – Residence Inn by Marriott Tallahassee Universities at the Capitol
”The Seminole Room”
600 West Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32304

Sunday 9/19 as early as 12:15 PM at:

Theater #3 – Hyatt House Tallahassee Capitol – University
”The Gathering Room”
1100 Railroad Avenue
Tallahassee, FL 32310

How to Attend In-Person – Buy a Pass!

The 2021 Festival features almost 50 films shown over a weekend. If you plan to attend more than one or two films, your best bet is to purchase a Festival pass. All-Access passes pre-orders have ended. Passes are now only available to purchase at the door the day of the show. VIP passes are sold out.

Purchase at the Door

You can still purchase All-Access passes at the door. If you just want to see one film, you can purchase individual tickets to screenings in-person on the day of the event at the door. Visit one of our festival venues to purchase in-person. We accept cash, card, and contactless payments; Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Apple Pay, G Pay. Student and senior discounts of 5% are available on in-person transactions only.

Purchase a Virtual Screening Pass – Watch Online!

This year select films from our festival will be available to watch online at our TFF Virtual Cinema. Individual film screenings online cost $5 (plus applicable streaming fees). If you are planning to watch more than one film online we recommend getting a Virtual Screening All Access Pass. This pass will allow you to unlock any and all of the films streaming online in our 2021 program.

The TFF Virtual Cinema is hosted via Eventive. NEED HELP logging in to your account or watching a film online? Live chat with support online.

Films & Schedule

Click the button below to view the complete film program for the 2021 Tallahassee Film Festival. Select films in our program will also be available to stream online in our virtual cinema during the Festival dates. Titles and streaming details to be announced soon.

If you’re attending in person, buy a pass and see all the films!

All films, times and venues are subject to change. Films are unrated and may contain content mature content. Viewer discretion is advised.

Venues & Getting Around Town

This year, we’re showing films at multiple locations around Railroad Square Art District and with select films also online via our website! Learn more below.

In-person Venues

Theater #1

Residence Inn & Suites – Seminole Room
600 West Gaines Street
+1-850-329-9080 | Website
Complimentary parking is available in the unpaved lot on the west side of the hotel and directly across the street from Grasslands Brewery on West Gaines Street. Street parking is also available along West Gaines. Paid parking is also available at the hotel. Theater #1 is located in the Seminole Room on the ground floor of the hotel with entrances on the West Gaines and South Macomb Street sides or via the lobby. Look for the TFF directional signs!

Theater #2

Cap City Video Lounge
675 Industrial Drive
+1-850-765-0147 | Website
Parking is available at and around the venue in Railroad Square. This venue is also the Filmmaker Lounge.

Theater #3

Hyatt House – Gathering Room
1100 Railroad Ave
+1-850-222-0039 | Website
Parking is available along the street and around the venue in Railroad Square. Theater #3 is on the main floor in the lobby.

Theater #4

Railroad Square Craft House
644 McDonnell Drive
+1-850-296-3496 | Website
Parking is available at and around the venue in Railroad Square.

Filmmaker & VIP Brunch

Charlie Park
801 South Gadsden Street
+1-850-759-4300 | Website
Charlie Park is a rooftop lounge located at the AC Hotel at Cascades Park. Parking is available on the street and around Cascades Park District. Check out this map if you are unfamiliar with this area. Paid parking is also available in the garage across from the hotel on South Gadsden. Valet parking is also available through the AC Hotel Parking Garage off South Gadsden Street for $10 for three hours. The entrance to Charlie Park is on the ground floor, just before, and separate from the hotel’s main entrance. A hostess will guide you up to the rooftop via elevator.


All Festival screening venues listed above are within a six block walking distance (or less in some cases)! Park your car at Railroad Square Arts District and you will be within minutes of walking distance from plenty of food options, hotels, and all of the films.

If you don’t feel like walking, hail a ride from the fine folks at Cap City Pedicabs and they can get you where you want to be in the area.

A TFF Sunday Brunch Stroll

The only venue this year outside of this six block walking radius is the Sunday VIP brunch at Charlie Park. Plenty of street parking is available at Charlie Park, which is in the Cascades Park District; or, park at Railroad Square and walk the beautiful one mile trek down the paved Capital Cascades Trail starting on FAMU Way (it’s about a 23-minute stroll). A map with a few different routes is available for you below.

Walking Map to Charlie Park from Railroad Square