Established in 1986 by the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF) reels out more than 150 American Indie and international films, during the annual film festival held each November.

During the festival, celebrity and filmmaker guests from around the world create an aura of excitement as they arrive at their red carpet premieres, attend over-the-top parties, and greet movie-goers.

FLIFF also programs the latest American Indie and international films daily at Broward County’s only year-round arthouse theaters, Savor Cinema (Fort Lauderdale) and Cinema Paradiso (Hollywood).  

The 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization is one of five Major Cultural Institutions (Broward Cultural Council) and is among the highest-rated Film Festivals in the State of Florida (Florida Arts Council).

The 38th Annual FLIFF takes place November 3 – 12, 2023 at venues throughout Broward County.