General Information

Ticket sales:
The Festival's application available on smartphone
Phone ticket center: 04-8338888
Festival's on sight box office: The auditorium box office on 142 Hanassi Ave., Haifa

Opening hours for Auditorium box office and phone center until Festival:
Sunday - Thursday, 9:00am-7:00pm ,Friday and Holiday eve's 9:00am-1:00pm

Ticket sales during Festival:
Phone center: 9:00am-9:00pm
Box office: an hour before first screening till 30 minutes after beginning of last screening in the Auditorium, Ticotin Museum and Krieger Center

Ticket prices:
Single ticket: 45 NIS | Soldiers/ Senior Citizens/ Students/ Handicapped/ Cinematheque subscribers*: 40 NIS
Subscription 8+2 free: 360 NIS on one and the same purchase

Phone and box office discounts only:
Cinematheque subscribers: 10 tickets for the price of 7: 315 NIS
Youth discount: 4 tickets pass for 120 NIS | Pupils, Regular Soldiers and Students | Limited availability
Isracard discount: Isracard Holders in the "Culture and Art" Program: 30 NIS | You can register to the "Culture and Art" Program in the Isracard website and get a discount code | limited to 2 tickets per customer | Limited availability
Orange subscribers: 10% discount on ticket purchase | No more than one discount per purchase | limited availability
Israel Film and Television Guilds Members*: 30 NIS | Only one ticket per film | Limited to 10 tickets per member

Box office discounts only:
1+1 Discount Haifa Tourism and Recreation Association | Upon presentation of Discount Card | Limited availability
1+1 Discount Haifa Immigration Absorption Association | Haifa citizens who made Aliya after 2011* | Limited availability

Daily Youth Tag
Pupils, Regular Soldiers and Students * can purchase a Tag allowing entrance to all films in all halls**
On stand in basis ** After 6:00pm entrance to Krieger Hall and Auditorium halls only
The Tag is personal and not transferrable
Daily Youth Tag: 65 NIS | Orange Youth Tag: 55 NIS | 4 days Youth Tag: 220 NIS
*Discounts upon presentation of appropriate ID at the box office only
Purchases cannot be cancelled or changed. No overlapping discounts. Lost tickets cannot be replaced. Seating will be saved until 5 minutes before beginning of screening. After beginning of screening latecomers will be seated in alternate seats. Multiple tickets bought in one purchase will be given at the box office of the first venue (Auditorium/ Ticotin Museum/ Krieger Center box offices). Smartphone Application users can receive an electronic ticket to their smartphones. Usage of electronic ticket upon presentation of barcode on the smartphone only.

More benefits:
Haifa Museums Benefit:
A special benefit for the Haifa Fesival goers at the new exhibition at the Mane-Katz Museum: Purchase ticket for "The Wandering Jew" exhibition and get a free cold beverage at the museum's café*
Mane-Katz Museum, 89 Yefe Nof St., Haifa
*Upon presentation of ticket for the Film Festival

Bay Club Hotel Benefit:
Guests presenting a Film Festival ticket will receive a 10% discount off the hotel's website price
Hotel website:

Screening Halls:
Haifa Auditorium, 142 Hanassi Ave.
Haifa Cinematheque, 142 Hanassi Ave.
New Rappaport Hall, 140 Hanassi Ave.
The Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art, Auditorium Raphael, 89 Hanassi Ave.,
The Krieger Center for the Performing Arts, 6 Eliahu Hackim St. Carmel Zarfati
Syncopa, Paris Square - Khayat 5 , 054-614264 Fringe Cinema

Handicap accessibility at all theatres

Haifa Auditorium, Rappaport Hall and Krieger Center - Hearing impaired sound system available, please address the ushers for headphones.


Carmel Center - Paid parking available at Auditorium car park and Panorama car park
Free parking and easy access available at Kriger Center
Free Parking next to all sideways marked in blue &; white during the Festival

Carrying weapons in screening halls is absolutely forbidden!

Any changes, additions and updates will be posted daily at Festival's box offices and Festival's site

"Festival Shuttle":
Free shuttles between the screening halls for Festival's guests will run Sunday 9/27 – Monday 10/5 every 45 minutes 11:30am-12:00am
The Shuttle runs on a circle:
1. 140 Hanassi Ave., Festival's main plaza
2. Dan Panorama Hotel (towards Krieger Center)
3. Ticotin Museum (towards Krieger Center)
4. Krieger Center
5. Across from Nof Hotel/ Beit Shalom (towards the center of the Festival)
Leaving Krieger Center station:
Every 45 minutes between 12pm-12am:
12pm, 12:45pm, 13:30 pm, 2:15pm, 3pm, 3:45pm, 4:30pm, 5:15pm, 6pm, 6:45pm, 7:30pm, 8:15pm, 9pm, 9:45pm, 10:30pm, 11:15pm, 12am.
Leaving the Auditorium station – Festival's main plaza
Every 45 minutes 11:30am-12:00am
11:30am, 12:15pm, 1pm, 1:45pm, 2:30pm, 15:15pm, 4pm, 4:45pm, 5:30pm, 6:15pm, 7pm, 7:45pm, 8:30pm, 9:15pm, 10pm, 10:45pm, 11:30pm

Arriving directions to the Festival:

The Carmel Tunnels:
Entries and Exits: Haifa South Interchange, Ha'Krayot Interchange, Neve – Sha'anan Interchange (next to the Grand Canyon).
Customer service: *5424, 04-6895424

Egged Transportation in Haifa:
From Central Bus Station "Hof Hacarmel" to Central Carmel: 3, 132, 133
From Central Bus Station "Hof Hacarmel" to Carmel Zarfati (Krieger): 115
From Central Bus Station "Hamifratz" to Central Carmel: 23, 131, 132 ,133
From Central Bus Station "Bat Galim" and downtown to Central Carmel: 3, 5, 23, 28, 37 From Central Carmel to Carmel Zarfati (Krieger): 31, 30

Egged Inter-City Transportation:
From "Tel-Aviv New Central Station" to "Hof Hacarmel" Haifa: 910
From "Arlozorov Terminal" Tel-Aviv to Haifa: 910
From Jerusalem Central Station to Haifa: 940
From Ra'anana, Natanya, Ben Gurion Airport to Haifa: 940, 947, 960
* Inter-city passengers are advised to buy an attached inner-city ticket
* Schedule changes on Saturdays

Egged information (bus service)
Phone - 03-6948888 or *2800
Sunday-Thursday: 07:00 – 23:00
Friday/Holiday Eve: 08:00 – 15:00
Saturday/Holidays: starting ½ hour after Sabbath/Holiday ends till 23:00

Night Bus Service:
"Hamifratz" central station to Dado beach, through Central Carmel: 200
Down Town Haifa to Tirat Carmel, through Central Carmel: 205, *2800

Carmelit (local underground train):
Central Carmel - Hadar - Down Town
Sunday-Thursday: 6:00am – 12:00am
Friday and Holiday Eve: 6:00am – 3pm
Saturday/ Holiday: starting ½ hour after Sabbath/Holiday ends till 12am

Information: Phone - 03-6117000 or *5770 Sunday-Thursday 6am-12am | Fridays and Holidays 6am-3pm
Saturday/ Holiday: starting ½ hour after Sabbath/Holiday ends till 12am

Festival Offices:
ETHOS - Haifa Company for Art, Culture &; Sport Ltd.
142 Hanassi Ave.

Festival website

Ticket purchasing: 04-8338888
Festival information: 04-8103471

Changes may occur, please get updates at the box offices and the Festival's website