WIFF 2018 – By the numbers

  • This year marks the 14th annual Windsor International Film Festival.
  • 143 films including feature, documentary, and short films from Canada, USA, France, Italy, India, Sweden, Iceland, UK, Denmark, China, Japan, Iran, Germany, Turkey, Spain, Lebanon, Poland, New Zealand, Australia, and Kenya with a total of 218
  • 8 films submitted by their home countries (Denmark – THE GUILTY, Iceland – WOMAN AT WAR, Italy – DOGMAN, Japan – SHOPLIFTERS, Kenya – RAFIKI, Lebanon – CAPERNAUM, Poland – COLD WAR, Turkey – THE WILD PEAR TREE) for Academy Award consideration in the Best Foreign Language Film category.
  • Continued programming of films made by Windsor-Essex filmmakers. This year, the festival enjoyed its highest quantity of submissions.

WIFF 2018 boasts 143 feature films, documentaries, and shorts that will be screened across 218 screenings over the 7-day festival. Here is how the numbers break down:

  • 7 Days of WIFF
  • 3 Venues – The Capitol Theater, The Chrysler Theater, and the Armouries
  • 21 Countries Represented
  • 14 films part of Local 2018 programming

 

  • 26 Francophone Feature Films
  • 32 Short Films
  • 26 Pre-Release Films
  • 35 Films Selected from TIFF
  • 45 Films Selected from Other World-Leading Film Festivals
  • 13 Films Part of the HotDocs Showcase
  • 188 Minutes – Length of longest film, THE WILD PEAR TREE
  • 4 Minutes – Length of shortest film, 8MM PROJECTION