Orlando is home to a thriving film community that includes filmmakers and film enthusiasts. Orlando and surrounding cities like Winter Garden and Winter Park are home to popular film festivals, including the StarLite Film Festival, The Global Peace Film Festival, and the Central Florida Film Festival, to name a few. There are also a number of theatres and communities that regularly show classic films, including free movies for the community. If you're looking to sit down and enjoy a movie with the family, or you want to catch a flick for a date night, then check out these venues and events celebrating the cornerstone of American art and culture: film!

48 Hour Film Project Screenings

September 4th - 6:00pm
(407) 579-1857

Is it possible to make an amazing film in only 48 hours? Check out the screenings of the 48 Hour Film Project to find out!

Celebration of Harry Potter

Jan. 24th - 26th
(407) 363-8000

Celebrate the books and movies that have defined a generation with Harry Potter stars, filmmakers, and set talent!

Central Florida Film Festival 2013

Aug. 30 - Sep. 1
(407) 370-3703

A festival featuring independent works of film, documentaries, guest speakers, and rising stars!

Passion of the Christ Screening

April 18-20, Check times below
(407) 872-2272

Remember Good Friday and celebrate Easter with a showing of Passion of the Christ - playing throughout the Easter Weekend at Holy Land Experience!

StarLite Film Festival

Jan. 23 - 26, Check below for times.
(407) 877-4736

A local film festival featuring microbudget films from talented independent filmmakers and successful keynot speakers!


July 30–August 3

Gather together with fans of your favorite literary books, TV shows, movies, and more, at the convention put together by the staff of The Leaky Cauldron!

Date Night

Every first Friday from Feb - Aug @ 7:30PM
(407) 246-2620

Pull up a blanket, chair, picnic basket and wine for a showing of the classic film during Leu Garden's Date Night in Orlando.

Holiday Film Festival

7 pm & 9 pm on select dates in December. Check below.
(407) 823-3070

If you're looking for things to do in Orlando during the holiday season, check out these free movies outside CFE Arena as part of Light Up UCF!

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