Festival Information

Information and Ticket Box Office: (828) 257-4500

The Film Festival Information Center and Ticket Box Office is located in the Pack Place Education, Arts & Science Center, located in Pack Square in the heart of downtown Asheville. The box office will be open on Thursday, Noon to 10:30 p.m., Friday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

All tickets will be sold through the Pack Place Box Office. No tickets will be sold at individual venues. Screening tickets are $7 in advance and $8 during festival weekend.


To purchase tickets for individual screenings during the festival, please purchase them at the Pack Place Box Office. You must be present 20 minutes before the starting time of a film in order to purchase tickets.

• Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis. You must arrive 15 minutes before the screening begins. Please do not leave empty seats in the middle of a row.
• Empty seats will be forfeited five minutes prior to each program. No late seating is allowed.
• Each venue must be cleared after a film screening. Saving seats between shows is not permitted.
• No children under the age of 6 will be admitted.
• Please be aware that many films may not be suitable for those under the age of 18. Parental discretion is advised.
• Cameras and recording devices are not permitted. Please silence cellular phones and pagers.

Individual Pass – $7 advance, $8 during festival.
Includes one screening time.

Cinematic Six-Pack – $39
Includes six screening times. Must select films at time of purchase.

Reel Deal – $65
Includes 10 screening times. Must select films at time of purchase.

Premiere Night Film and Gala presented by Fiore’s Cottomwood Ristorante Toscana – $40
Featuring The Architect. Thursday, Nov. 9, 7 p.m. at the Diana Wortham Theatre

An Evening with Jennifer Tilly: Bullets Over Broadway – $20
Friday, Nov. 10, Fine Arts Theatre. Bullets Over Broadway begins at 7 p.m., with a reception next door at Blue Spiral 1 immediately following the film.

Dirty Dancing: Have the Time of Your Life! – $40
Friday, Nov. 10, Diana Wortham Theatre. 7 p.m. showing of Dirty Dancing, with party immediately following. Dance your way over to The Orange Peel where Kellerman’s will be in full swing with a 7-piece band, beer, wine and hors d’oeuvres. The party will adjourn, to Wild Wing Cafe, after 11 p.m. for more ’80s fun. Keep your ticket for admission.

Spotlight Celebration Awards Ceremony and Reception presented by Amici – $75
Saturday, Nov. 11, 6:30 p.m. Reception at Haywood Park Hotel Ballroom, followed by the Awards Ceremony at 9 p.m. at the Diana Wortham Theatre. Enjoy a cocktail reception and exciting awards celebration. Jennifer Tilly is the recipient of the 2006 Career Achievement Award. Transportation will be available.

Closing Night Film and Reception – $20
Featuring Candy. Sunday, Nov. 12, Diana Wortham Theatre, 6 p.m. Reception immediately following film. For more information on Candy, please see film listings.


Platinum Package – $200
Enjoy it all! Ten films (must select films at time of purchase), Premiere Night presented by Fiore’s Cottonwood Ristorante Toscana, An Evening with Jennifer Tilly, Spotlight Celebration Award Ceremony, AND Closing Night Film and Reception.

Party Package – $150
Includes all parties: Premiere Night presented by Fiore’s Cottonwood Ristorante Toscana, An Evening with Jennifer Tilly, Spotlight Celebration Awards Ceremony presented by Amici, AND Closing Night Film and Reception.

Packages are only available by phone.


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