Geneva Film Festival, Geneva, IL

Join Us for A Sneak Preview of the 10th Annual Geneva Film Festival


Join us for two Geneva Film Festival preview events coming up in early 2018: 

Join us for a glimpse of what’s to come in March! At these two preview events, we'll show trailers for the selected independent films submitted from around the world. Be the first to preview the films we'll show at the upcoming festival, and enter to win a pair of free passes to attend the 10th Annual Geneva film festival! Seating is limited, so RSVP now! PS- tickets make GREAT stocking stuffers under $10 for co-workers, friends, family, and Secret Santa exchanges!


Venue Locations Announced for 10th Annual Geneva Film Festival March 8-10, 2018

We're PUMPED to announce our two venues for the 10th Annual Geneva Film Festival coming to town March 8-10, 2018! Save the date -- we'll see you at  Penrose Brewing and Playhouse 38, both located on Stevens Street in Geneva.

We'll show a selection of films from all over the world from independent filmmakers.  Film formats include short and feature-length films, in categories such as documentaries, narrative, student films, animated films, and music videos.

We're looking forward to celebrating our 10th year with some amazing films, some great local sponsors, and two totally new venues. We look forward to hosting our guests for film screenings at  Penrose Brewing and Playhouse 38 off Stevens Street in Geneva.

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9th Annual Geneva Film Festival Recap

We want to send a HUGE thanks to Bill Hogan and The RAW Image for creating this outstanding video montage of the 2016 Geneva Film Festival! Complete with filmmaker interviews, commentary from our Executive Director, Scott Rolf, plus volunteer interviews, and a behind the scenes look at what goes into pulling off this event.

Geneva Film Fest 2016 from Bill Hogan on Vimeo.

About the Geneva Film Festival

The Geneva Film Festival is part of the Geneva Cultural Arts Commission and run by a dedicated team of volunteers who devote their time and energy to produce world-class, quality events for all involved. The Geneva Film Festival provides a unique experience that attracts repeat audiences each year. Sponsored by the Cultural Arts Commission in Geneva, Illinois, the Geneva Film Festival has rapidly become a well-known venue for filmmakers, writers, producers, and actors to screen a variety of independent films and screenplays.

The Geneva Film Festival relies on the generous support of our public and private sponsors and affiliates to make this event possible. We value your participation!

Located just 40 miles west of Chicago in Kane County, the city of Geneva is an exciting community that is home to many artists and unique retail businesses. More importantly, the people of Geneva pride themselves on being a sophisticated audience with a warm affection for the art of filmmaking.