Tickets

 


The 15th Zurich Film Festival takes place from Thursday September 26 to Sunday October 6, 2019.

Tickets for the 15th Zurich Film Festival are available from September 2019 on this website (browse through our programme and you will find the ticket buttons at every single film and event) and on starticket.ch.

There are single tickets available for every screening as well as special offers such as Festival Cards (ZFF Card and 10 Competition Films Card) and Festival Passes (Multi-Pass and Afternoon Pass).

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

(Note: A My ZFF account is not required to purchase tickets online)

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

ON-SITE

  • Festival Centre at Sechseläutenplatz
  • all Starticket points of sale
  • ticket booth at Paradeplatz
  • ticket booth at Sihlcity
  • Cinemas: Arthouse Le Paris, Corso, Filmpodium, Riffraff (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

 
The prices shown on starticket.ch include the ticket price of the ZFF including Starticket service charges, excluding shipping and payment fees. There are no additional fees for payment with credit card, postcard, pre-payment, sofort banking. For more information click here.

 
* 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).

Multi-Pass and Afternoon Pass


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. The Festival Passes are personalized and non-transferable.

For pre-sold-out screenings: At the Festival Centre and at the Sihlcity ticket booth, there is a limited contingency of tickets available exclusively to pass holders. Please ask the ticketing staff at the Festival Centre in case of sold-out screenings. First come, first served.

Multi-Pass (CHF 149.– / 129.–)

Valid for all regular screenings (Competition sections, Special Screenings, New World View, Border Lines, Window to the World, Hashtag #, ZFF Series, Retrospectives, ZFF for Kids) and ZFF Masters. The Multi-Pass is not valid for: Gala Premieres, Special Galas and Golden Icon Award. Holders of a AHV / IV / Legi / Kultur Legi can purchase the pass for CHF 129.-.

Afternoon Pass (CHF 59.–)

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

Festival 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

Holders of a AHV / IV / Legi / 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 show 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’s GA or Half Fare Card can purchase ZFF Cards for a reduced price.

Age restriction
Required age for admission to all films is 16 and up.
Films of the section ZFF for Kids excluded: The particular age limit for each film is enlisted in the programme.

Film start
All films begin punctually at the times stated in the programme. There are no adverts before screenings. All tickets lose their validation 15 minutes after the film start, there will be no more access granted.

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. Please fill in this form for seat reservations. From the 1st day of the festival (27.9.2018) we will also be at your disposal in the Festival Centre (Sechseläutenplatz).

Starticket
The prices shown on starticket.ch include the ticket price of the ZFF including Starticket service charges, excluding shipping and payment fees. There are no additional fees for payment with credit card, postcard, pre-payment, sofort banking. For more information click here.