2023 FESTIVALApr 5-15, 2023Lansing, MI


You heard it here first! Check out the latest Capital City Film Festival announcements below.
POSTED: Mar 19, 2023

Red Carpet Premiere Party (FREE!)

What’s a film festival without a red carpet? We’re not sure, but it’s probably something like a Midwestern city without an abandoned Sears… Bust out your party best and join us for CCFF’s Red Carpet Premiere Party as we kick off this year’s festival at our flagship venue, the old Frandor Sears Building! In addition […]

POSTED: Mar 15, 2023

Festival Announcements

We announced some *major* festival details at a press conference on March 9, 2023. You can watch the whole thing here, but here are the highlights: FLAGSHIP VENUE Our main venue this year is none other than… the one, the only, the legendary former Sears building in Frandor! Keep tabs on our social media channels […]

POSTED: Mar 4, 2023


Coming up next this festival season: Join us for a FREE Brew & View event! We’re screening of SCHOOL OF ROCK on Friday, March 10 at 8pm at the Lansing Public Media Center. Doors will open around 7:30pm. Beer, wine, and concessions will be available for purchase, featuring $2 PBRs. Invite your friends on Facebook! […]

POSTED: Jan 31, 2023

CCFF Bangers Presents: SCHOOL DAZE

CCFF Bangers presents: SCHOOL DAZE. Come see Spike Lee’s 1988 classic with us on the big screen at the Lansing Public Media Center on 2/10 at 8:00pm! Doors will open at 7:30pm. This is a free event, so invite your friends and come hang out with us!

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 […]