SPECIAL EVENTS

This year’s Chelsea Film Festival will be presenting a series of Special Events online via FilmFestival+


PRE-OPENING PARTY
Wednesday, October 14th from 6:30pm – 7:30pm EST

Music, dancing and a special guest. Join our thrilling Pre-Opening party with a cocktail in hand and your best outfit!
View the program and Register


FILMMAKERS MEET & GREET
Thursday, October 15th from 10:00am – 11:00am EST
E-meet your next partner in crime (or business) during this exclusive event dedicated to all nominees.
Only accessible with a VIP Pass, Get yours via this link!


OPENING FILM Q&A
Thursday, October 15th from 3:30pm – 4:30pm EST

Learn more about HIVE directed by Turkish filmmaker Eylem Kaftan, starring Meryem Uzerli.
Zoom and Facebook Live


OPENING CEREMONY
Thursday, October 15th from 6:30pm – 7:00pm EST

Chelsea Film Festival’s biggest night of the year with a foreword from our Founder, Ingrid Jean-Baptiste. This event will present a panel conversation with our prestigious 2020 Official Jury!
Zoom and FilmFestival+ Livestream


MASTERCLASS WITH ROBIN WEIGERT
Friday, October 16th at 12:00pm EST
Meet the character actress from Big Little Lies at the Chelsea Film Festival!
Register Here


‘REEL MAGIC HOUR’ INDUSTRY PANELS
Saturday, October 17th from 11:30am – 6:00pm EST
Reel Magic Hour® is a day long program that provides exclusive, one hour panels designed for our Industry professionals to meet, network and mingle!
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WELLNESS EVENT
Sunday, October 18th from 11:00am – 2:00pm EST

This year’s (much-needed) Wellness Program features a Kundalini Yoga MasterClass taught by our founder, Ingrid Jean-Baptiste, followed by a panel: ”Awakening Times: Finding Balance In 2020”.
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CLIMATE CHANGE PANEL Presented by Sierra Club
Sunday, October 18th from 3:00pm – 4:00pm EST

The annual CFF Climate Change panel presented by the largest and most effective grassroots environmental movement in America will feature a select group of experts, that will respond to: “The Global Climate Crisis: The Clock is Ticking!
Register Here


CLOSING AWARDS
Sunday, October 18th from 6:00pm – 6:45pm EST
Our wrap-up event of the year will be co-Hosted by our Founder, Ingrid Jean-Baptiste and actor James Donahower, for our much-awaited awards ceremony!
Zoom and FilmFestival+ Livestream