2015 Fresno Film Festival

Synopsis & Film Details

The 2015 Fresno Film Festival, presented by Fresno Filmworks at the historic Tower Theatre, will feature eight exclusive programs of 21 short and feature-length movies from 21 different countries, including special filmmaker appearances, social gatherings, and Q&A discussions.

Tickets for individual programs cost $10 general and $8 for students and seniors; festival passes cost $50. Tickets and passes can be purchased starting October 19 at the Tower Theatre box office, 815 E. Olive Ave. Festival passes can be purchased online right now on our Tickets page. Here’s the full lineup:


PROGRAM #1 — 7 p.m.
The coming-of-age tale of five Turkish girls,
With Opening Night Reception to follow


PROGRAM #2 — 10 a.m.
Family friendly shorts from Latin America & Spain,
¡Viva NYICFF! Short Films

PROGRAM #3 — 12:15 p.m.
The Italian drama about African immigration,

PROGRAM #4 — 3 p.m.
The Armenian historical epic from Fatih Akin,
The Cut
Featuring Q&A with screenwriter Mardik Martin

PROGRAM #5 — 7:30 p.m.
An experimental story of Palestinian resistance,
The Wanted 18
Featuring Q&A with director Paul Cowan


PROGRAM #6 — 1:30 p.m.
Six of the world’s best in short-form cinema,
Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour

PROGRAM #7 — 4 p.m.
The surreal documentary thriller and Sundance hit,
The Russian Woodpecker

PROGRAM #8 — 6:30 p.m.
An unflinching true story from Alex Gibney,
Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine