Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival

The Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLiFF) is a 501(3)c not-for-profit organization dedicated to introducing American Independent films, world cinema and film talent to the South Florida community and through the annual satellite festival in St Augustine. Established in 1986, FLiFF is one of Broward County's major cultural institutions and one of the original members of the Florida Cultural Institution program (aka Florida’s Finest). FLiFF has been awarded four major grants by The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences and is recognized as the world’s longest film festival by Guiness World Records.

FLiFF also programs and operates two popular year-round art-house theaters.

Savor Cinema in Lauderdale is the 220 seat charmer with plush comfortable stadium style seating, state-of-art projection and sound, a full bar and concessions, and a tropical outdoor courtyard perfect for parties and gatherings before and after movies The building was originally a church in the 1940's. The original stain glass windows and the heavy wooden mediterranean style front doors are still in tact.

Cinema Paradiso in Hollywood: The intimate, 72-seat boutique art-house is located in the heart of downtown Hollywood among some of South Florida's finest restaurants and cafes; perfect for dinner and a movie. The theaters offers state-the-art projection and sound, a full concession stand, plus wine and beer.

For more information and a schedule of upcoming films and events, visit or call 954-525-FILM (3456)



Multilingual Staff

Average Visit Time

2 - 3 hours


Group Discount, Military Discount, Senior Citizen Discount, Student Discount