Festival Passes

Paid receipts must be shown at the door.

Printed or smartphone receipts accepted.

All Access






Access to all screenings with preferred seating for the entire festival run, including Q&As, all panels, Filmmakers Lounge, and Great Gatsby Gala & Award Ceremony, swag bag, and PIFF commemorative T-shirt. 



*$750.00 value. 

Great Gatsby Gala & Award Ceremony/Filmmakers Lounge is 21+ only.

Screenings Panels & Parties Pass




Access to all screenings with preferred seating for the entire festival run, including Q&As, all panels, and access to the Filmmakers Lounge. 






*$700.00 value.

Filmmakers Lounge is 21+ only.

Day Pass






Access to all screenings with preferred seating for an entire day of your choice, including Q&As, and all panels. Also grants access to the Filmmakers Lounge on the day of your choice.




*$90.00 value. 

Filmmakers Lounge is 21+ only. 

Great Gatsby Gala & Award ceremony



Access to the star-studded Great Gatsby Gala & Award Ceremony. Black-tie optional, 1920s attire suggested. 21+ only.






*These passes will NOT be sold at the door, but can be picked up at the event.


Great Gatsby Gala & Award Ceremony

Thursday, March 19, 2020, 7:00 p.m.

Black-tie optional, 1920s attire suggested. 21+ only

Filmmakers Lounge

Includes beer, wine, and soft drinks

*PLEASE NOTE: Passes will NOT be mailed. All passes will be available for pickup at the Laemmle Playhouse 7 Movie Theater at 673 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, Calif., 91101, after 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, 2019, or one hour before showtime on subsequent days. For all questions regarding the festival or Passes please email us at info@pasadenafilmfestival.org .

For individual TICKETS, go to the LAEMMLE WEBSITE by clicking here. TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE 2 WEEKS BEFORE MARCH 12. Please note, tickets do not garner admission to the Filmmakers Lounge (over 21 only) or the Great Gatsby Gala (over 21 only). For assistance navigating the Laemmle website, please call 626.844.6444. Tickets are $15.00. Our program is designed for adults. 

Admission to the Great Gatsby Gala & Award Ceremony on Thursday, March 19 (7 p.m. Red Carpet, 8 p.m. Awards), will require a Great Gatsby Gala & Award Ceremony Pass, or an All Access Pass. Great Gatsby Gala Passes will not be sold at the door. 

Refund Policy

Ticket reservations/purchases and festival pass purchases are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. All sales are final. The Pasadena International Film Festival reserves the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason. We enforce this policy to ensure a secure, professional and convenient environment for all of our customers. 


Please Note 

By attending any event of the Pasadena International Film Festival (PIFF), you: Warrant that you indemnify and hold harmless Pasadena International Film Festival (PIFF), Marco Neves, Jessica Hardin, the respective movie theater, The Speakeasy, all PIFF Sponsors, including but not limited to: the City of Pasadena and any/all city departments, as well as PIFF's affiliates, subsidiaries, and any of their respective directors, officers, employees, staff, volunteers, and representatives against any claim, including attorney's fees.

Festival Etiquette

  • Saving places in line, or seats for other guests between screening blocks is not permitted.

  • If you need to leave the auditorium for any reason, take your ticket stub or pass with you, so that you are allowed re-entry. No one will be re-admitted without their ticket stub or festival pass.

  • No recording equipment is permitted in the theatre auditorium.

  • Please turn off all cell phones and mobile devices during the film presentation.

  • For the pleasure of all guests there is no talking permitted during the film presentation and no late seating.

  • Our films are sometimes comprised in blocks of three to six short films. Please be respectful of films/filmmakers and do not leave when the film you have come to see has finished, rather stay through to the end of the block.

  • All theatre auditoriums are cleared between show times.

  • No outside food or drink permitted (including alcohol) in the festival auditorium or lobby. Please visit the concession stand. 

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