When/where can I buy tickets?
1) Online: Online sales for tickets close at 12 midnight prior to the screening (i.e. Film October 17 = Online closes October 16 at 11:59 pm).
2) AGH Visitor Services Desk: Tickets are available during AGH hours of operations.
3) At the Cinema: Our box office opens 45 minutes prior to each screening at the theatres.
4) Rush Line: In the event of a sell-out, unclaimed Festival Pass-held tickets are released for sale 5 minutes before the screening.
Should I risk lining up for a ticket before a popular screening?
Visit Tickets + Pass Info for updates on popular films with the most pre-purchased tickets. Purchasing a ticket in advance is the best way to ensure a seat. In most cases, there will be tickets available at the door for purchase.
How can I pay for my tickets at the theatre?
For fastest and most convenient service, we recommend you pay with cash. All venues also accept major credit cards (VISA, MC, AMEX) and Debit.
Are tickets transferable or refundable?
All tickets and passes are transferable to other people for festival screenings where the original ticket/pass holder is not in attendance. Tickets and passes are non-refundable and have no cash value.
Can I reserve seats?
No, numbered seating is not available so please arrive early for best seat selection. Certain seats are held for sponsors. These seats will be clearly marked with signage. Please check with a Film Fest Volunteer if there is uncertainty.
What is the AGH Film Festival’s mission?
The AGH Film Festival’s mission is to cultivate an interest in Hamilton’s film culture from outside the city’s borders. The AGH will build activities and events that will connect regional and Canadian film and media artists with those who work in the industry and with the patrons and venues who present the film industry here in Hamilton. The Gallery will increasingly champion film as an accessible, immediate, and necessary art form – one that provides a potential to encourage social concourse, education, dialogue, and identity.
From the Canadian Art Collection
This is the Nemesis 1965
William Kurelek (Canadian 1927-1977)
mixed media on masonite, Gift of Mrs. J. A. McCuaig, 1966
© Estate of William Kurelek, Courtesy of the Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto