Cinequest Film Festival 18 - Discover

Films and Forums that Matter

Cinequest Film Festival is proud to present 250 screenings, 80+ films, with 40 U.S., North American, and World Premieres. It’s time to escape the same old Hollywood endings and discover films that matter. Explore the future of film at our world-renowned Filmmaking and Technology Forums in the presence of over 500 artists and innovators.

Maverick Legends

Join Cinequest as we honor Maverick Award recipients: Danny Glover (The Royal Tenenbaums, To Sleep with Anger, Lethal Weapon), Michael Keaton (Batman, Night Shift), Bobby Moresco (Academy-Award® winning writer, Million Dollar Baby and Crash) and Michael Arndt (Academy-Award® winner Best Original Screenplay, Little Miss Sunshine).


Enjoy music, parties, films and friends visiting around the globe. Experience Opening and Closing Night events and everything in between—it’s movies and much more. Let Cinequest be your host to 12 days and nights of fun in downtown San Jose.

Discover - Cinequest Film Festival Daily Newsletter

Please click on the links below to enjoy Discover, Cinequest's Daily Festival Newsletter.

Day One - Wed, Feb. 27th
Day Two - Thurs, Feb. 28th
Day Three - Fri, Feb. 29th
Day Four - Sat, Mar. 1st
Day Five - Sun, Mar. 2nd
Day Six - Mon, Mar. 3rd
Day Seven - Tues, Mar. 4th
Day Eight - Wed, Mar. 5th
Day Nine - Thurs, Mar. 6th
Day Ten - Fri, Mar. 7th
Day Eleven - Sat, Mar. 8th
Day Twelve - Sun, Mar. 9th


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