Haifa Film Festival 2016 – October 2016

The Haifa International Film Festival is an annual film festival that takes place every autumn (between late September and late October), during the week-long holiday of Sukkot, in Haifa, Israel. The festival was inaugurated in 1983 and was the first of its kind in Israel. Map.

The 32st Haifa International Film Festival is 15-24.10.2016

Over the years, it has become the country’s major cinematic event. The Haifa International Film Festival attracts a wide audience of film-goers and media professionals from Israel and abroad. Throughout the week, special screenings are held of century.170 new films.

Apart from movies screened around the clock at seven theaters, the festival features open-air screenings. Film categories include feature films, documentaries, animation, short films, retrospectives and tributes.

Ticket sales:
Website: www.haifaff.co.il
The Festival’s application available on smartphone
Phone ticket center: 972-4-833-8888
Festival’s on sight box office: The auditorium box office on 142 Hanassi Ave., Haifa

Opening hours for Auditorium box office and phone center until Festival:
Sunday – Thursday, 9:00am-7:00pm ,Friday and Holiday eve’s 9:00am-1:00pm

Ticket sales during Festival:
Phone center: 9:00am-9:00pm
Box office: an hour before first screening till 30 minutes after beginning of last screening in the Auditorium, Ticotin Museum and Krieger Center – map.

Ticket prices:
Single ticket: 45 NIS | Soldiers/ Senior Citizens/ Students/ Handicapped/ Cinematheque subscribers*: 40 NIS
Subscription 8+2 free: 360 NIS on one and the same purchase

Phone and box office discounts only:
Cinematheque subscribers: 10 tickets for the price of 7: 315 NIS
Youth discount: 4 tickets pass for 120 NIS | Pupils, Regular Soldiers and Students | Limited availability
Isracard discount: Isracard Holders in the “Culture and Art” Program: 30 NIS | You can register to the “Culture and Art” Program in the Isracard website and get a discount code | limited to 2 tickets per customer | Limited availability
Orange subscribers: 10% discount on ticket purchase | No more than one discount per purchase | limited availability
Israel Film and Television Guilds Members*: 30 NIS | Only one ticket per film | Limited to 10 tickets per member

Box office discounts only:
1+1 Discount Haifa Tourism and Recreation Association | Upon presentation of Discount Card | Limited availability
1+1 Discount Haifa Immigration Absorption Association | Haifa citizens who made Aliya after 2011* | Limited availability

Daily Youth Tag
Pupils, Regular Soldiers and Students * can purchase a Tag allowing entrance to all films in all halls**
On stand in basis ** After 6:00pm entrance to Krieger Hall and Auditorium halls only – map.
The Tag is personal and not transferable
Daily Youth Tag: 65 NIS | Orange Youth Tag: 55 NIS | 4 days Youth Tag: 220 NIS
*Discounts upon presentation of appropriate ID at the box office only
Purchases cannot be cancelled or changed. No overlapping discounts. Lost tickets cannot be replaced. Seating will be saved until 5 minutes before beginning of screening. After beginning of screening latecomers will be seated in alternate seats. Multiple tickets bought in one purchase will be given at the box office of the first venue (Auditorium/ Ticotin Museum/ Krieger Center box offices). Smartphone Application users can receive an electronic ticket to their smartphones. Usage of electronic ticket upon presentation of barcode on the smartphone only.

More benefits:
Haifa Museums Benefit:
A special benefit for the Haifa Fesival goers at the new exhibition at the Mane-Katz Museum (map): Purchase ticket for “The Wandering Jew” exhibition and get a free cold beverage at the museum’s café*
Mane-Katz Museum, 89 Yefe Nof St., Haifa
*Upon presentation of ticket for the Film Festival

Bay Club Hotel Benefit:
Guests presenting a Film Festival ticket will receive a 10% discount off the hotel’s website price
Hotel website: www.atlas.co.il/bay-club-haifa

Screening Halls:
Haifa Auditorium, 142 Hanassi Ave.
Haifa Cinematheque, 142 Hanassi Ave.
New Rappaport Hall, 140 Hanassi Ave.
The Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art, Auditorium Raphael, 89 Hanassi Ave.,
The Krieger Center for the Performing Arts, 6 Eliahu Hackim St. Carmel Zarfati
Syncopa, Paris Square – Khayat 5 , 054-614264 Fringe Cinema

Handicap accessibility at all theaters

Haifa Auditorium, Rappaport Hall and Krieger Center – Hearing impaired sound system available, please address the ushers for headphones.


Carmel Center – Paid parking available at Auditorium car park and Panorama car park
Free parking and easy access available at Kriger Center
Free Parking next to all sideways marked in blue & white during the Festival

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