2024 FESTIVALApr 10-20, 2024Lansing, MI


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POSTED: Apr 4, 2023

Free Global Art Exhibit in partnership with MSU

Presented by MSU and supported by the Mellon Foundation, CREATIVITY IN THE TIME OF COVID-19: ART FOR EQUITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE represents a variety of voices, perspectives, and experiences during the pandemic. WHERE See the main exhibit at the Frandor Sears Building Other exhibits at the following locations: Impression 5 Science Center Lansing Art Gallery […]

POSTED: Jan 30, 2023

CCFF 2023

Jan 30, 2023 The Capital City Film Festival is officially less than ten weeks away! April 5-15, we’ll be celebrating art, music, movies, comedy, culture, community, entertainment, and experiences for everyone in Lansing, MI. Mark your calendars and get your festival passes now!

POSTED: Sep 7, 2022

CCFF Bangers Presents: Alien

We miss y’all. Come hang with us in the Drill Hall at the Lansing Public Media Center on Saturday, September 10 and watch one of our faves: the 1979 classic, Alien! This CCFF Bangers event is free — so bring your friends. Doors will open at 8:30pm and we’ll start the film around 9ish. Concessions […]

POSTED: Apr 18, 2022

CCFF 2022 Juried Competition Winners

Thank you all for joining us for #CCFF22! We had the most fun over the last two weeks with you all — screening films from around the globe, dancing our feet off with incredible musicians, and celebrating artists here in Lansing. Congratulations to our CCFF 2022 juried competition winners! BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE: DISFLUENCY BEST DOCUMENTARY […]

POSTED: Apr 12, 2022

Closing Night Film: They Call Me Magic

CCFF is proud to present the first episode of They Call Me Magic (trailer) in the hometown of global sports icon Earvin “Magic” Johnson, before it’s released on Apple TV+ on April 22. The four-part documentary series event features intimate interviews with Mr. Johnson and an all-star lineup. We’re honored to share this with our — and […]

POSTED: Mar 25, 2022

CCFF at The Avenue

CCFF is back — and our concerts are, too. We’re bringing you 6 incredible shows this year as a part of our festival! Join us for these shows using your CCFF all-access pass or pay just $5 at the door. All shows this year are at The Avenue Cafe. Doors at 9pm, 21+. Come hang, […]

POSTED: Mar 22, 2022

Rolling out the red carpet again, finally!

It’s not the Capital City Film Festival without our Red Carpet Premiere Party — so, DRUM ROLL PLEASE! Pull those party outfits out of the back of your closet and celebrate CCFF 2022 with us at our Red Carpet Premiere Party on Friday, April 8, 5:30-7:30pm at Ellison Brewery’s REO Town location! Come hang out […]


2022 All-Access Passes

OH, HEY! Passes for CCFF 2022 are officially LIVE! We’re finally back. We’re building an incredible lineup for the 2022 festival, happening April 7-16 in Lansing, Michigan. Buying an all-access CCFF pass means you get entry to 10 days of films, music, parties, and more — including the Red Carpet Premiere Party. Grab a $50 […]

POSTED: Mar 4, 2022

2022 Brew & View

Mar 4, 2022 We’re gearing up for the 2022 Capital City Film Festival with – you guessed it – a Brew & View night! Join us for a screening of the (still amazing) flick 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU followed by some live music. WHEN: Friday, March 18, 2022 at 8 PMWHERE: The Avenue […]

POSTED: Oct 24, 2021


Oct 24, 2021 Hi, all! Due to this rainy, cold, not-so-great-for-outdoor-films day, we’re cancelling our final night of CCFF 2021 tonight. Darn you, Michigan weather! Thank you all so much for joining us at the drive-in this weekend! We loved seeing all of your faces (and cars) and we’re always SO grateful for your support. […]