The Venice Institute of Contemporary Art (ViCA) presents its 9th Annual Fine Arts Film Festival (FAFF), on June 10-11, 2022. The in person event will be held at Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center in Venice. There will also be an online portion of the festival on Vimeo running from June 10-19, 2022.


 FAFF will feature over 100 films from 32 countries represented across the globe. Over half of the films were directed or produced by women, and POC directed almost a third of them.

Thanks to Ignite Films, FAFF is offering a FREE screening of the classic “INVADERS FROM MARS” (1953) to headline its in-person opening night. Directed by the visionary William Cameron Menzies (US), the film is ONLY screening at the in-person event, it is NOT available as part of the  online festival.

The 2-day in-person and 10-day online event will include live Q&A’s with filmmakers and artists, to be broadcast during the festival.

Ticketing information is available on the ViCA website. Nine curated series of online films (running an average of 7 hours each) are being offered at $10 per series. A festival pass for ALL online films will be available for just $25. Tickets for the in-person festival start at $10. Tickets are available for pre-sale online, and at the Beyond Baroque Box Office.

The FAFF 2022 Awards Ceremony will be Saturday, June 11, at 10:30pm at Beyond Baroque, at 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, California 90291.

Sponsors past and present include: Blick Art Materials, Beyond Baroque, 4 Brothers Wine Co., LAArtParty, Flake, the Estonian American Business Alliance, and many others.

What: The 9th Annual Fine Arts Film Festival
Where: Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd, Venice, CA 
When: June 10 – 19 in-person & online – see schedule on website