Key West Film Festival at the Tropic

November 20-24, 2019

The mission of the Key West Film Festival is to showcase films that capture Key West’s essence: Creativity, Diversity, Sustainability, and Beauty.

The Tropic Cinema is thrilled be the screening home of the 2019 Key West Film Festival, happening November 20-24, 2019. We are excited to announce that a limited number of 40 VIP Premium passes are on sale now for a discounted price of $695. Click here to purchase!

Exclusive perks:

* Guaranteed seating at all films (15 min + before showtime) 
* Preferred seating at Opening and Closing night films
* Preferred seating at all Spotlight Events, panels & Awards Ceremony
* Meet & greet with talent and critics
* Virtual Reality Lounge guided tour
* Recognition in the 2019 program

All-Access and Auteur passes are now on sale as well!

All-Access Passes:

* 2nd in line at all screenings (behind VIP Premium)
* Unlimited film screenings
* Festival parties & special events
* Cost: $395
* Click here to purchase your All-Access Pass

Auteur Passes:

* 2nd in line at all screenings (behind VIP Premium)
* Unlimited film screenings (except in the Carper theater after 5 pm)
* Ideal for auteur film fans, indie bloggers, aspiring filmmakers & students
* Cost: $125 ($95 with student ID)
* Click here to purchase your Auteur Pass

Ticket Rush Line:

The Rush Line for each screening will form a half-hour before showtime, and any remaining individual tickets will be sold after the passholders are seated (starting 15 minutes til showtime) on a first-come, first-served basis.


About Key West Film Festival

Key West enjoys a rich tradition of inspiring residents and visitors alike to approach everything they do with a free and unbridled spirit. KWFF is a celebration of all things creative. Past guests have included: Marisa Tomei, Alan Cumming, Sebastian Junger, John Waters, Paul Haggis, Terry George, Steven Bauer, Burt Reynolds, Anson Mount, Celia Weston, Mariel Hemingway, Angus MacLachlan, Judy Blume and many more; KWFF also provides a spotlight for Florida filmmakers and a student filmmaker scholarship. Join us where passion meets paradise!


Film Festival Pop-Ups

We are also hosting a series of Film Festival Pop-Ups this summer and fall as a lead-up to the festival, including the screenings below. For more info on the festival, news and screening announcements, visit Here’s what we’ll be showing at the Tropic!

September 19, 6:30 p.m.
Downton Abbey

The beloved television series followed the lives of the Crawley family and their servants, garnering 15 Primetime Emmy Awards and three Golden Globes. Join us for this special sneak peek at its cinematic return!