Film Festivals canceled or postponed due to the spread of the coronavirus

The first semester of each year, dozens of cinema events usually congregate, which are key to the internationalization of films, production agreements, and the development of the global audiovisual industry. With the worldwide crisis caused by the spread of COVID-19, the authorities have found themselves obligated to cancel or postpone said events. The following is a list of festivals that were soon to take place and may be suspended or postponed. We will update this information according to that provided by each event.

Málaga Film Festival March 13 – 22 POSTPONED
South by Southwest (SXSW) March 13 – 22 POSTPONED
CinemaCon March 30 – April 2 CANCELED
Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema (BAFICI) April 3 – 14 AS PLANNED
La Vieja Encina Film Festival May 12 – 15 POSTPONED
Tribeca Film Festival April 15 – 26 POSTPONED
Guadalajara Film Festival March 20 – 27 POSTPONED
Fribourg International Film Festival March 20 – 28 POSTPONED
Panama International Film Festival March 26 – April 1 POSTPONED
Toulouse Latin American Film Festival March 20 – 29 POSTPONED
Cannes Series Festival March 27 – April 1 POSTPONED
The Platino Awards May 3 POSTPONED


We take this opportunity to send strength to all of those affected by the outbreak of COVID-19 and we hope that soon we will be able to curb the growth of this disease. From CinemaChile, we deeply wish for this emergency to conclude as soon as possible. As a team, we make ourselves available to continue this labor from our homes, committing to communicate any news related to our cinema. We are a community that requires, now more than ever, the unity and solidarity of our peers. Fuerza.

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