Tickets

 


Tickets for the 13th Zurich Film Festival are available on this website (browse through our programme and you will find the ticket buttons at every single film and event) and on starticket.ch.

Sold out screenings
You have the chance to purchase any returned tickets for sold out screenings 15 minutes before the respective film starts. Please contact our staff at the ticket desk in the Festival Centre.

Where can I buy tickets?

 
Online

From September 18:

  • zff.com (browse through the programme -> you will find the ticket buttons at every single film and event)
  • starticket.ch

On-site

From September 18:

  • all Starticket points of sale
  • ticket booth at Paradeplatz (12:00 – 19:00)
  • Cinema Corso (16:00 – 21:00)

From September 25 in addition:

  • ticket booth at Sihlcity (11:00 – 21:00)
  • Riffraff Kino/Bar/Bistro (16:00 – 21:00)

From September 28 in addition:

  • Festival Center at Sechseläutenplatz (11:00 – 21:30, on first festival day from 12:00 pm)
  • Cinemas: Arthouse Le Paris, Corso, Filmpodium (open daily 30 min. before first screening starts)

You have the possibility to purchase any returned tickets for sold-out screenings 15 minutes before the respective film begins.

Ticket Prices

 
* AHV / IV / Legi / Kultur Legi
** Before 18.00, excl. weekends, when evening prices apply
*** After 18.00

The minimum age for entry to all films is 16 (exception: ZFF for Kids).

Festival Passes


Holders of a Festival Pass can obtain cinema tickets online or at all ZFF points of sale for films screened on the same day or the following day. For pre-sold-out screenings: At the Festival Centre and at the Sihlcity ticket booth, there is a contingency of tickets available exclusively to pass holders. The Festival Passes are presonalised and non-transferable.

Multi-Pass (CHF 149.– / CHF 129.– *)

Valid for all sections (Competition sections, Special Screenings, New World View, Border Lines, Window to the World, TVision, ZFF for Kids, Retrospectives and ZFF Masters). The Mulit-Pass is not valid for: Gala Premieres, Special Galas and Golden Icon Award.
* AHV / IV / Legi / Kultur Legi

Afternoon Pass (CHF 59.–)

Valid for all regular screenings and ZFF Masters (see Multi-Pass) that begin before 18.00 (including weekends). The pass is not valid for: Gala Premieres, Special Galas and Golden Icon Award.

ZFF Cards


ZFF Card (CHF 29.- / 24.-)

The ZFF Card allows you to purchase 1 reduced-price ticket per regular screening. Holders of a kinokarte.ch, ArenaCard or the Filmpodium’s GA or Half Fare Card can purchase the ZFF Card for CHF 24.–.

10 Competition Films Card (CHF 120.-)

This subscription card allows you to obtain 10 cinema tickets for any of the films screened in the competition sections (International Feature Film, International Documentary Film, and Focus Switzerland, Germany, Austria). You can use this card to purchase multiple tickets for any competition screening.

ZFF Voucher (CHF 26.-)

A ZFF voucher can be redeemed free of charge at all points of sale for a ticket to any screening with an entry price up to CHF 26.-.

General Information

 
Reductions

Legi / AHV / IV / Kultur-Legi:
Holders of a Legi / AHV / IV / Kultur-Legi card can purchase reduced price single tickets for screenings in the afternoon and evening, as well as for Gala Premieres and the ZFF Masters (see ‘single tickets’). The multi pass can also be purchased for a reduced price using one of these cards. You must present the respective card when purchasing tickets/passes. If you are unable to produce one of these cards after purchasing online, you will have to pay a surcharge.    

Cinema card holders
Holders of a kinokarte.ch, ArenaCard and Filmpodium General-/Halbtax-Abonnements can purchase ZFF Cards for a reduced price.

Age restriction
All films, except those in the ZFF for Kids section, have a suitable age rating of 16. You will find the age rating for each film on that film’s page. 

Film start
All films begin punctually at the times stated in the programme. There are no adverts before screenings.

Sold out screenings
You have the chance to purchase any returned tickets for sold out screenings 15 minutes before the respective film starts.

Subtitles/language
All films are shown in their original language. You will find the subtitles on each film’s respective page under ‘Programme’. Films in the ZFF for Kids section are shown in their original language and simultaneously translated into German above a reduced volume original sound. 

Wheelchair access
There are spaces reserved for wheelchair users in all ZFF theatres. If you are pre-purchasing your ticket(s), please contact us at einladung@zff.com. If you are purchasing your ticket(s) during the festival (28.09. – 08.10.), please do so at the Festival Centre or the ticket booth at Sihlcity.