Your insider's look at AIFF2017!

In this issue:
AIFF Benefit Screening: Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts
Festival Preview Night
Box Office Opening
Oscar® Night Gala
Volunteer Training Night
Sponsor Spotlight: Nagel & Padilla LLC
AIFF on the Small Screen
AIFF2017 Festival Art by Claire Burbridge

AIFF Benefit Screening: Oscar® Nominated Short Documentaries

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10 at 6:30 p.m.
Varsity Theatre

For detailed program information and trailers visit:

Tickets: Regularly priced tickets are $9. Ashland Independent Film Festival members receive a $2 discount off of the regular ticket price at the door for the benefit screening. Discounts are not available online. ​Become a member now!

SAVE THE DATE! There will be an additional AIFF Benefit Screening on Feb. 17 of the Oscar® Nominated Live Action and Animated Short Films. Time and program TBD. 

Festival Preview Night

Tuesday, March 14 at 7 p.m. 
SOU Music Recital Hall
FREE, and open to the public

This is your first chance to see clips from festival films, pick up the Pocket Guide, and get insider information on special guests and new events for AIFF2017. 
Haven't gotten your membership yet? No problem! We can sign you up that night. Better yet, sign up online today, and secure your exclusive member benefits including advance ticket ordering before the general public, early entry to films, and discounts on year-round screenings.

Limited Seating. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Box Office Opens Next Month


One of the best perks of becoming an AIFF member is advance ticket ordering before the general public. Below is the complete schedule of when members can order tickets. Ticketing instructions will be sent to members Mid-March.
Membership Level Date to begin Ordering Online ordering begins Physical Box Office hours
Benefactor, Executive Producer, Producer Members March 20, 2017 10 am 4-6 pm
Director Members March 21, 2017 10 am 4-6 pm
Fan Members March 22, 2017 10 am 4-6 pm
Cine Members March 23, 2017 10 am 4-6 pm
Indie Members March 24, 2017 10 am 4-6 pm
Friend Members March 25, 2017 10 am 4-6 pm
General Public March 26, 2017 10 am 4-6 pm

Our physical box office is located at the Information Kiosk at the Downtown Ashland Plaza beginning March 20, 2017. 

Have questions about your membership? Visit our Membership FAQ page or email

Not a member?

Well what are you waiting for? Just click the button below.

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Oscar® Night Gala 

Sunday, February 26
4:30-9:30 p.m.
Historic Ashland Armory

The nominees are in!  Now join us for the 89th Annual Academy Awards® at our Oscar® Night Gala to see who takes home the big prize! The whole event, from the pre-show chatter and party dresses to the last “thank you” will be streamed live from two 30-foot screens. There will be a five-course meal by Smithfields Catering, libations by Indio Spirits and Apple Outlaw, and of course – a red carpet! Dress is black tie optional, sparkles preferred!

This event has sold out in the past, so buy your ticket now at

$95 per person | $720 table of 8

Photo by Judith Pavlik

Purchase Tickets

Volunteer Training Meeting

Thursday, March 16 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. 
Historic Ashland Armory

Anyone volunteering during the festival - it is super important that you attend!  

You must be registered and assigned to a volunteer area to attend. Sign up now! 

More Information

Sponsor Spotlight:

Nagel & Padilla LLC

We may be a non-profit organization, but we still have to file tax reports to the state and federal government. Fortunately, we can turn to our long-time supporters, Nagel & Padilla, LLC for expert assistance. Since 1987, Nagel & Padilla, LLC have been helping Rogue Valley residents achieve their business and personal financial goals while supporting some of their favorite nonprofits along the way.

Nagel & Padilla, LLC generously supports many local nonprofit organizations, including JPR, The Siskiyou Music Project​, the Ashland Rotary Clubs, Ashland Little League, and the Southern Oregon Humane Society. Thank you to everyone at Nagel & Padilla, we are proud to partner with such an upstanding business.

Nagel & Padilla, LLC publishes a complimentary monthly newsletter featuring helpful tax and financial planning tips. Their website also offers a wide variety of resource guides on topics such as how to maximize your charitable deductions. You can follow Nagel & Padilla on TwitterFacebook, and Google+.  

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AIFF on the Small Screen

Last Days in Vietnam

Documentary | 98 minutes

Find it on: Amazon  I Netflix I YouTube

Cartel Land

Documentary | 98 minutes

Find it on: Amazon I iTunes I YouTube I Vimeo  

The Hunting Ground

Documentary | 102 minutes

Find it on: Netflix I Amazon I YouTube

Fresh Guacamole

Shorts | 2 minutes

Find it on: Amazon I YouTube I Vimeo

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