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, 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

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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