Protection Plan

Important information

Tickets

 


The 16th Zurich Film Festival will take place from September 24 until October 4, 2020. Tickets are available from September 14, 2020.

Get your tickets online from 12.00 noon on September 14, 2020 at zff.com or seetickets.ch. ZFF Vouchers and Festival Passes can be purchased immediately, which means you can profit from discounts as a soon as presale starts.

Where can I buy tickets?

 
ONLINE

By buying online, you help to keep person-to-person contact to a minimum and facilitate data collection for contact tracing purposes. (Note: To buy tickets online you need to register at seetickets.ch)

  • zff.com, from 14.9.2020, 12:00 pm
    (browse through the programme -> you will find the ticket buttons at every single film and event)

ON-SITE

We still have physical points of sale if you’re unable to purchase online, however, we only accept cashless payment, you will have to present a valid form of of cial ID and all your details will be recorded by hand, which may lead to extended waiting times.

  • Ticket booth at Paradeplatz, from 14.09.2020 daily, 11:00-19:00
  • Festival Centre, from 24.09.2020 daily, 11:00-21:30


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

Ticket Prices

 
* Afternoon screenings are all screenings that begin before 18:00 on weekdays (Mon-Fri)

** AHV Kultur Legi: The corresponding card must be presented upon admission.

*** Your safety is important to us, which is why this year’s festival will run its cinemas at reduced capacity. One seat to the left and one seat to the right of your purchased tickets will remain empty. To enable us to implement the appropriate measure, ticket prices have been increased for 2020 only by CHF 1.-. We thank you for your understanding.

Festival Passes

 
Day Pass CHF 49.- / Reduced CHF 37.-

Holders of a Day Pass can obtain one ticket per screening free of charge for a maximum of 4 screenings per day. The Day Pass is personalised and non-transferable.

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Festival Half-Fare Card CHF 59.-

Festival Half-Fare Card is personalized, must be presented with the ID upon admission and is not transferable. Tickets can be purchased online and at all ZFF sales points. Valid for all Gala Premieres and regular performances and ZFF Masters. Not valid for: Special Galas and Golden Icon Award.

Discounts
Holders of a kinokarte.ch, ArenaCard, Filmpodium General/Half-Fare Card, Cosmos Card or Carte Bleue can obtain the Festival Half-Fare Card at a staffed sales point for CHF 51.- You must present your cinema member card at the ZFF sales point.

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Festival-GA CHF 280.-

With the Festival-GA (price CHF 280.-), 1 ticket per performance can be obtained free of charge for a maximum of 4 performances per day. The Festival-GA is personalized, must be presented with the ID upon admission and is not transferable. Tickets can be purchased online and at all ZFF sales points. Valid for all Gala Premieres and regular performances and ZFF Masters.

Not valid for: Special Galas and Golden Icon Award.

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Voucher

 
You can redeem the voucher for any regular performance of the 16th ZFF with a prize of up to CHF 29.-. With the code on the voucher you can obtain a cinema ticket for a regular screening or a gala premiere both online and at ZFF sales points.

Purchase of the voucher

If you buy the voucher online, you will receive an e-mail with the voucher code directly.

Ticket purchase with the ZFF voucher

Tickets can be purchased online at zff.com and seetickets.ch from 14.09.2020, 12.00 noon and on site at all sales points. You can redeem the voucher for any regular performance of the 16th ZFF with a price of up to CHF 29.- No return money will be given out after purchase.

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Ticket Donation

 
Optional: Buy a ticket and donate additional CHF 1.- / 3.- / 5.-. The proceeds of the donations are split between the ZFF partners Save the Children and Amnesty International.

Thanks for your support!

Save the Children

Save the Children, the leading independent child rights organisation, has been committed to helping children survive, learn and be protected for 100 years. Be a hero for disadvantaged children and support our work in Switzerland and worldwide.
www.savethechildren.ch

Amnesty International

Amnesty International is committed worldwide to defending human rights, such as freedom of expression, of assembly and of the press, to promoting fair trials and to fighting against torture and death penalty. Please support us in making the world a more humane place!
www.amnesty.ch

General Information


Please note:

There are no exchanges or refunds once tickets have been purchased.

Wheelchair access:
There are spaces reserved for wheelchair users in all ZFF theatres. Please fill in this form for seat reservations.

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. You must present the respective card when purchasing tickets.

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 starts, 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 at the ticket desk in the Festival Centre (first come - first serve).

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. 

COVID 19 protective measures:
All tickets are personalized. Please inform yourself about our protection concept on zff.com/protection-plan

Ticket sale
In case of technical problems with your Starticket account (password, purchasing process…) please call Starticket: 0900 325 325 (CHF 1.19/min) or send an e-mail to [email protected]