Frankfort Film Festival

October 18-21, 2018

Save the date for the 10th Annual Frankfort Film Festival happening October 18-21, 2018.

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 9th Annual Frankfort Film Festival at The Garden Theater.

Special thanks to Northway Orthodontics, our Presenting Sponsor, in addition to all of our 2017 film festival sponsors. 

Interested in sponsoring the 10th annual festival? Email us at or become a Director Level Festival Sponsor.

Join us Wednesday, September 26 at 7pm as the film lineup for this year's festival is announced during our annual Launch Party & Fundraiser. Tickets are $15 per person and available at the box office on the night of the event.

Or receive tickets by becoming a Director Level Sponsor of the festival (see below). This year's Launch Party includes wonderful food and drink underwritten by Watervale Inn.


Tickets to festival films are $10 each, per person. The Garden Theater box office opens one hour prior to each film showing for individual ticket purchases. Tickets for individual shows are not available for advance purchase.     


Purchase a Film Festival Weekend Pass for entry to every film showing for only $95. Film Festival Weekend Passes may be purchased at the Garden Theater box office one week prior to the festival.

Questions? Please call 231.352.7561 or email


Explore the benefits of becoming a film festival Director Level Sponsor, which is outlined below for couples or individual purchase.



  • Tickets to Festival Launch Party on Wednesday, September 26 at 7pm.

  • Festival VIP Passes for admission to all films.  

  • Invitation to the opening night VIP gala party on Thursday, October 18.

  • Listing on website, on-screen recognition prior to each film, and name in festival program.  



Purchase sponsorship online or drop off a check at the theater box office at 301 Main Street.

Questions? Please call 231.352.7561 or email

Thank you in advance for your continued support of The Garden Theater and Frankfort Film Festival!

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Thank you to all festival goers who voted for this year's John P. Vinkemulder Audience Award. The winner of the award at the 9th Annual Frankfort Film Festival is Maudie.

Maudie can add the Frankfort Film Festival to its trophy case, which also includes awards from the Atlantic Film Festival, Vancouver International Film Festival, Windsor International Film Festival, and more.

Second place for the 2017 Frankfort Film Festival went to The Eagle Huntress.

Listening Devices underwritten by Hearing Solutions of Northwest Michigan.