50 + Music-centric Premiere Films

Now in its 9th year, CIMMfest – The Chicago International Movies and Music Festival – is one of the most exciting film and music festivals in the country. We serve up vibrant feature-length fiction and documentary films, short films and music videos from all over the world.

Live Performances, Concerts & DJs

We bring live concerts, intimate performances, and exclusive after parties. There is simply nothing like CIMMfest and our international, community, civic, creative industry partners, and sponsors, help make it a cultural convergence worthy of Chicago, the city that makes it possible.

Panels & Presentations, Plus!

CIMMcon is the conference part of our festival. We are proud to have Kevin Coval as a guest curator; offer five live musical performances; present filmmakers from LA, NYC and NOLA; and, our first CLE class for Entertainment Lawyers!
Plus, CIMMcon is FREE*

Here’s the Schedule!

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