Film Festival 2023

  1. We are delighted to announce the highly anticipated second edition of the Ceylon International Film Festival, submissions ended on June 30th, 2023. Mark your calendars for the exciting commencement of the 2nd Ceylon International Film Festival, which will take place in October 2023.

We received participation from over 50 countries, and our esteemed selection committee and renowned jury are currently engaged in the process of finalizing the selections. The festival will commence with a grand red carpet event at Hatch Hall, Direct Relief in Santa Barbara, California. This will be followed by a series of film screenings and engaging panel talks. The festival will start October 23rd through October 27th, 2023.

To conclude this spectacular event, a final red carpet event will be held on October 28th, 2023, at the historic Lobero Theater in Santa Barbara, California. The day will feature additional screenings, an exciting award ceremony with mesmerizing cinematic performances, and will conclude with a VIP reception.

CEYIFF calendar (1)