Chester International Film Festival 2023

Presented by Chester Film Society in partnership with Storyhouse and Edge Hill University

What's happening in Chester International Film Festival 2023?

Storyhouse is delighted to host the annual Chester International Film Festival presented by Chester Film Society. A remarkable global selection of recent films and previews that share stories and experiences from an array of countries.

As part of the festival we will also present the final selection back to back for the Chester Animation Festival. A competition showcasing international animation following a call for submissions from talented filmmakers worldwide. The audience will then decide who will win the Audience prize for 2023. 

Sponsored by Edge Hill University.

These films will not have general adverts or trailers – an introduction will precede each film which will start at the advertised time.


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