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Film Festivals at AMC

AMC is home to many movie festivals across the country. We're proud to bring people together for the common goal of celebrating great films.

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Seattle International Film Festival

Arthouse Film Festival

March 5 – May 8, 2018

AMC Mountainside & AMC Monmouth Mall / Mountainside & Eatontown, NJ

Arthouse Film Festival has hosted 1,840 movie premieres with 1,141 live guest appearances over the past 27 years. If you are not one of the thousands of New Jersey film buffs who have attended, just imagine seeing a festival-winning gem before release to the public, then the lights come up, and there in front of you are the creators of the film, ready to answer questions and discuss their work.

Asian Pop-Up Cinema

Asian Pop-Up Cinema

March 13 – May 16, 2018

AMC River East 21 Chicago, IL

Asian Pop-Up Cinema is a semi-annual film festival— spring and fall— that provides a platform for specially curated Asian films in their original languages with English subtitles. Our vision is fostering appreciation for diverse Asian cultures. We are realizing our vision through a multi-pronged mission by: cultivating an interest in and understanding of Asian cultures via a diverse offering of Asian films; connecting the Asian film industry with local Chicago film professionals, educators and students; and promoting Chicago as a destination for international visitors.


Romanian Film Festival

April 20–22, 2018

AMC River East 21 Chicago, IL

Organized by a handful of enthusiasts and Romanian film lovers, RoFest. Trends film festival tells East-side stories. In our movies, the ”Old” and the ”New” combine and collide for creating unique plots, genuine combinations of feelings & experiences. Join us for a 100% authentic Romanian experience, told and lived in the progressive American landscape! Powerful yet mild, our ”East-side stories” subtly and positively transform anybody who is ready to engage in the quest for original characters, high-quality sarcasm, and intriguing decisions. All visitors are welcome!

Sunscreen Film Festival

Sunscreen Film Festival

April 26–29, 2018

AMC Sundial 20 St. Petersburg, FL

The Sunscreen Film Festival is organized and presented by the St. Petersburg-Clearwater Film Society Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)(3) charity dedicated to education, economic development, informing the public about the art of visual storytelling, enhancing opportunities for local filmmakers to develop their craft and art, and increasing the public’s awareness and support of local filmmaking as a cultural and economic asset.

National Black Film Festival

National Black Film Festival

May 2-5, 2018

AMC Houston 8

In 2017 The National Black Film Festival (NBFF) brought Hollywood to H-Town. In 2018 we are doing it for the culture. NBFF is giving your stories the platform they deserve! The NBFF acts as a bridge to connect industries professionals with the latest up and coming filmmakers all together with 4 days of education, empowerment and entertainment. The NBFF was founded by film producer J.O. Malone with an initiative to build an enlightening platform for future filmmakers and actors. Another primary goal of the NBFF is to stimulate the production of more high quality films in the Houston, Texas metropolitan area-mapping the city as a major cinematic outlet. Come mix and mingle with the industries elite, learn trade secrets and build those essential relationships that will take your filmmaking to the next level.