2024 FESTIVALApr 10-20, 2024Lansing, MI


You heard it here first! Check out the latest Capital City Film Festival announcements below.
POSTED: Apr 3, 2012

Spotlight: Murder by Death

I’m sure you know by now that the Film Festival is more than just film. If you do not, then please see me after class. For this year’s festival we’ve partnered with Fusion Shows to put together four amazing nights of music. Our headliners have impressive resumes that include SXSW, world tours, and industry awards. […]

POSTED: Mar 1, 2012

It’s All Happening

Hey friends, we’ve got news. Beginning March 23rd, you and your li’l buddies have 2 weeks to make the best friggin’ movie in the world. Cash prizes of $3500, so do a good job. Registration for the Fortnight Film Contest is now open and includes 2 full-festival passes. Full-festival passes are on sale now. This […]

POSTED: Feb 28, 2012

Film Fest Virgin

This April, I’ll be going to the Capital City Film Festival. It will be my first time experiencing a film festival of any sort, and honestly I cannot wait. I’ve always thought that to go to something like this I’d have to be in Chicago or LA or some really artsy city, so I’m pumped […]

POSTED: Feb 26, 2012

Hot Damn.

We’re thrilled to announce this year’s music lineup along with Fusion Shows! April 12-15 we’ll be welcoming the following artists to Michigan’s capital city: Thursday: Greensky BluegrassFriday: Murder By DeathSaturday: William Elliott WhitmoreSunday: LIGHTS For tickets and stuff, read on. There’s more than film in Lansing. Indeed. -Payal Ravani, CCFF Coordinator 

POSTED: Feb 15, 2012

Enter the Interns

Putting together a festival of any kind is SUPER easy. All you need is the idea and a couple hours of free time each week. 15 minutes here, 20 minutes there, and boosh, you have a totally amazing and hugely successful festival. The hard part is counting all of the money.  If any of the […]

POSTED: Feb 9, 2012

CCFF Returns to Lansing

Hey there cinephiles. It’s been a minute. We’re thrilled to announce the return of the Capital City Film Festival, happening April 12-15 throughout Lansing. Last year’s festival drew thousands of people to the capital city for Michigan-made and international films, lively discussions with filmmakers and diverse nightly entertainment. This year, CCFF is all that and […]

POSTED: Mar 24, 2011

“I Can Feel the City Breathing”

Friday April 15th is sure to be a memorable night at the fest. We’ll be screening the Hip-Hop documentary Respiration(directed by Matt Ortlieb), followed by a full-on show featuring national and local favorites. Danny Brown, Buff1, Othello and the Third Coast Kings, SelfSays and Blat! Pack will all be taking the stage for a concert the likes of which Lansing hasn’t […]