2023 Festival


The CAPITAL CITY FILM FESTIVAL (CCFF) celebrates artists from around the world by curating outstanding multimedia experiences for the community. The annual festival showcases an eclectic mix of independent films, live music, interactive media, and more in Michigan’s capital city. The 2023 Capital City Film Festival will take place April 5-15 in several venues across Lansing. To stay connected on CCFF events and festival announcements, subscribe on the right to receive emails.

NOTE: Some events are free of charge and will be noted accordingly on the schedule.
Film Screenings & Concerts: $5 (at the door only unless otherwise noted)
All-Access Pass: $50
Patron Pass: $100
The CCFF all-access pass includes admission to all film screenings, concerts, special events, and parties. The patron pass includes all that plus unlimited free popcorn and a donation.

Check out this recap of the most recent (pre-pandemic) festival to get a taste of what we’re all about.

Free water! We’ve ditched selling single-use plastic water bottles. Bring sure to bring your own bottle to fill it for free with our fresh cold water coolers.

Interested in volunteering? We need you! Check out the volunteer page here.

Where do I park? So many options! See our custom map page for info, or just get creative (within the law) when you arrive at our venues.

Capital City Film Festival schedule archive:
See the 2022 festival schedule here.
See the 2021 event lineup here.
See the 2020 event lineup here.
See the 2019 festival schedule here.
See the 2018 festival schedule here.
See the 2017 festival schedule here.
See the 2016 festival schedule here.
See the 2015 festival schedule here.
See the 2014 festival schedule here.
See the 2013 festival schedule here.
See the 2012 festival schedule here.
See the 2011 festival schedule here.

Questions or comments? Send us a note at info@capitalcityfilmfest.com or give us a call at 517.483.4058