We encourage you to purchase your tickets in advance prior to the start of the festival August 27th as tickets are currently discounted. To purchase tickets online, click on the desired film program from the schedule page and click the “Buy Tickets” link which will appear when tickets are on sale.

Questions about festival Tickets or Passes? Please contact us at: (323) 854-8176 |

Individual TICKETS

General Admission tickets are $11 prior to August 27.
THEREAFTER ALL tickets are $15.

Festival PASSES

Festival passes are $245.
Passes are good for every screening at the festival (with the ability to vote once per film title).  Festival Passes are available here.

PLEASE NOTE: All films MAY NOT be suitable for all audiences! If you have a question – please contact the DWF office. 


After you’ve made a ticket purchase, you’ll receive an email confirmation that contains your unique access code for each event.


Ticket Policies

  • TICKETS (and their associated codes) are limited per screening.
  • TICKET Codes remain valid through the during the screening.  Be aware that while this is a virtual film festival – ALL SCREENINGS are live. If you click on the link late – you will enter the screening late – just like a real theatre.
  • Refunds and Cancellations: Online orders cannot be changed after the order is placed. No refunds or exchanges can be made on tickets once they are purchased. DWF:LA is not responsible for lost, stolen, or forgotten Tickets or Passes or their associated codes. All programs and scheduled guests are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event that a program is canceled, exchange passes will be issued via email to ticket holders at the theater.

How To Watch

If this is your first screening – be sure to check out our handy HOW TO WATCH page!