Where and when is the festival?

Every year, in early autumn, the Netherlands Film Festival (NFF) takes place. For ten days, Utrecht is transformed into the film capital of the Netherlands, where the full and new breadth of Dutch cinema gets the podium it deserves. The 38th edition of The Netherlands Film Festival takes place from 27 September to 5 October 2018.

How do I become a friend of the NFF?

Give your love of Dutch cinema a silver lining and become an NFF Friend! As an NFF Friend, you can count on some great perks. You can register here.

What are the festival locations?

The NFF takes place at these locations:

  • Festival Heart: De Winkel van Sinkel
  • Louis Hartlooper Complex
  • Kinepolis Jaarbeurs
  • ’t Hoogt
  • Pathé Rembrandt
  • Stadsschouwburg Utrecht
  • Academiegalerie
  • Centraal Museum
  • JK24
  • Het Wilde Westen
  • ZIMIHC Theater Zuilen

For more information on locations: click here.



Tickets for films, parties and other NFF events can be ordered online. Tickets can also be bought during the festival at the main box office at the Festival Heart and at the box offices of the relevant theatres.

More information on ticket prices and ordering tickets? Click here.


Is your question not among the FAQs? Please contact the NFF by sending an email to [email protected] or send us a message via Facebook Messenger. If you have a question involving tickets, please mail to [email protected].

Where can I turn to with questions about press and PR?

On our press page, you will find all the information you need for press & PR.