Scroll down for pass descriptions. Change quantity of passes at checkout screen. Use credit card option on checkout screen if you don’t have a PayPal account. Please call 713-429-0420 ext. 2 if you encounter any problems checking out. Upon completion of your purchase you will be directed to instructions for picking up festival passes at Festival Headquarters starting Saturday, November 6.

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All Access Pass  $600

Pass purchase includes:

  • All PREMIERE and regular screenings, for the full eight days of the Festival with early arrival priority seating
  •  Festival Launch Party (if pass is purchased prior to October 1)
  • Opening Night Party
  • Cinema Arts Celebration
  • Filmmakers Brunch
  • All Festival workshops and panel
  • Cinema on the Verge
  • NOT INCLUDED: Special Events, Cinema Arts Award Presentation

Special discount for Students and Seniors $99 with ID.  Must be purchased in person at the Houston Cinema Arts Society office 4409 Montrose, Suite 150.  Office hours for purchase are 11:00 am – 4:00 pm or by appointment.


Weekend Pass  $150

Pass purchase includes:

  • All regular screenings for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of the Festival with early arrival priority seating
  • Festival Launch Party (if pass is purchased prior to October 1)
  • Cinema Arts Celebration
  • Filmmakers Brunch
  • All Festival workshops and panels on November 9 and 10
  • Cinema on the Verge
  • NOT INCLUDED: Special Events, Cinema Arts Award Presentation

One-Day Screening Pass $ 80

Passes available for:

  • Saturday
  • Sunday

Pass purchase includes:

  • All regular screenings for one designated day of the Festival with early arrival priority seating
  • Festival Launch Party (if pass is purchased prior to October 1)
  • Cinema Arts Celebration
  • All Festival workshops and panels on designated date of pass
  • Cinema on the Verge
  • NOT INCLUDED: Special Events, Cinema Arts Award Presentation