Tickets & Passes
Tickets and passes may be purchased at the ticket box office located on the mezzanine level of the Arlington Hotel during the festival and can be purchased in advance online by clicking here. The ticket box office officially opens at 5:00 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11.
Please note: purchasing a general admission ticket does not guarantee admission. VIP Pass holders, Film Buff Pass holders, sponsors and filmmakers are admitted first to all films. Please arrive early.
Special event tickets: a limited number of tickets are available for special events. Some are available online in advance at www.hsdfi.org. Otherwise, tickets must be purchased in person at the time of the event. Please arrive early.
Pass & Ticket Structure:
VIP Pass ($150) – The all-inclusive pass for the festival including admission to all films, panels, workshops & parties with priority admission. Also includes VIP Filmmaker party that is invitation only on Thursday, Oct. 18 at Carolyn’s Contemporanea.
Film Buff Pass ($70) – Includes admission to all films during the festival. Does NOT include panels, workshops, & parties.
Day Pass ($20) – Includes admission to all films for one day of the festival. Does NOT include panels, workshops, & parties.
General Admission ($5) – Includes admission to one film, panel, or workshop during the festival.