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Ashland Independent Film Festival (AIFF)


The Ashland Independent Film Festival is five days of the highest quality independent film in this historic town the Washington Post called "a dream you'll never want to leave."  Every Spring, Southern Oregon is buzzing with the excitement of the AIFF.  Over 7000 film lovers gather at the art-deco Varsity Theatre, the Historic Ashland Armory, and other venues to watch over 90 documentary, feature, and short films in five days.

Filmmakers from around the world engage with the audience after each screening and at festival events such as Opening Night Bash, the AfterLounge, and Awards Celebration, which include local wine, beer, and gourmet food. Special guests have included Ty Burrell, Albert Maysles, Barbara Kopple, Helen Hunt, and Bruce Campbell. The Ashland Independent Film Festival: Celebrating the diversity of human experience through the art of independent film—enriching, educating and inspiring audiences of all ages.

Member Pre-Sale Box Office/Will Call: Dates/Hours
Information Kiosk, Downtown Ashland Plaza
Member Pre-sale Dates:

Online Ordering Begins at 10AM

Producer members: Monday, March 20th - Open 4-6pm

Director members: Tuesday, March 21st - Open 4-6pm

Fan members: Wednesday, March 22nd - Open 4-6pm

Cine members: Thursday, March 23rd - Open 4-6pm

Indie members: Friday, March 24th - Open 4-6pm

Friend members: Saturday, March 25th - Open 4-6pm

General public: Starting Sunday, March 26th - Open 4-6pm

Members will receive an email by Wednesday, March 8th with ticket ordering instructions. Please check your spam filter before contacting AIFF offices.

General Pre-Sale Box Office/Will Call: Dates/Hours
Information Kiosk, Downtown Ashland Plaza
General Pre-sale Dates/Hours:

Sunday, March 26Open 4-6pm

Monday, March 27Open 4-6p

Tuesday, March 28Open 4-6pm

Wednesday, March 29Open 4-6pm

Thursday, March 30Open 4-6pm

Friday, March 31Open 4-6pm

Saturday, April 1Open 4-6pm

Sunday, April 2Open 4-6pm

Monday, April 3Open 4-6pm

Tuesday, April 4Open 4-6pm

Wednesday, April 5* Open 4-6pm

 *Expect long lines. Please visit us sooner!

General Pre-Sale Box Office/Will Call: Dates/Hours
Varsity Theatre, 166 E. Main St., Ashland
Festival sale Dates/Hours:

Thursday-Monday, April 6-10: 9am-10pm

Later Event: April 20
The Polish Ambassador