TIFF Bell Lightbox Tickets
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Read more to learn how and where to pick up your TIFF Bell Lightbox tickets, and to see our venue and ticket policies.
Please remember that seating is guaranteed until 15 minutes before the scheduled start of the screening. Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of the cinema staff. There will be no further admittance 10 minutes after the start of the screening.
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In Person at the
Steve & Rashmi Gupta Box Office
TIFF Bell Lightbox
350 King Street West
TIFF Bell Lightbox Ticket Prices
Service fees are $1.00 per ticket if you purchase online or by phone.
TIFF Members are exempt from the service fee charges on member discounted tickets.
Want to save on the service fees? Purchase your tickets in person at the Gupta Box Office located at TIFF Bell Lightbox, Reitman Square, 350 King Street West.
Higher Learning Tickets
College and university students can get free tickets to this programme which examines film, television, video, new media and gaming from a wide range of approaches and disciplines.
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From the start of a season, some events and screenings will be indicated as eligible for Rush. If the event goes off-sale, Rush protocol takes effect.
Ticket holders should be sure to arrive at the cinema at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. A Rush line will be indicated in the Atrium for all non-ticket holders. Additional admittance to the screening is based on availability. Tickets will be sold to the Rush line 10 minutes before the start of the screening. There is a ticket limit of one per person, on a first-come, first-served basis.
Seating is guaranteed to advance ticket holders until 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start of a screening. Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of the theatre staff. There will be no further admittance 10 minutes after the start of the screening.
All ticket pricing will be available for Rush sales.
For Festival Rush Policy, see the Festival Ticketing and Venue Policies page.
Free Tickets to Select Good Men, Good Women: The Films of Hou Hsiao-hsien Screenings
How do I get tickets to the free screenings of City of Sadness and The Puppetmaster?
Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Steve & Rashmi Gupta Box Office two hours prior to the event start time. You must present a ticket to another regular film in Good Men, Good Women: The Films of Hou Hsiao-hsien to obtain a complimentary ticket to City of Sadness and The Puppetmaster. One ticket per person.
If this screening goes off-sale, can I still get a ticket?
Yes. Our Rush Policy is also in effect for free screenings that are part of Good Men, Good Women: The Films of Hou Hsiao-hsien. Show up at least 15 minutes prior to the screening start time. Tickets will be given to the Rush line 10 minutes before the start of the screening. There is a ticket limit of one per person, on a first-come, first-served basis.
The standards for ratings of all of films and trailers screened at TIFF Bell Lightbox are set by the Ontario Film Review Board (OFRB). For ratings, please consult the film listings on tiff.net. All questions and concerns regarding permanently rated titles can be directed to the OFRB. A searchable list of titles can be found here. For titles whose certificates are not available through the OFRB website, please consult with the Steve & Rashmi Gupta Box Office, located at TIFF Bell Lightbox.