An important promoter of quality films - the whole year through.
Tromsø International Film Festival (TIFF) is a central regional, national and internationaI culture institution. Apart from making the festival event each January TIFF has activity the whole year.
TIFF runs Norway's biggest film festival and is the main meeting place for the film industry in the Northern region. The attendance has grown from 5.000 to 60.000 admissions since the beginning in 1991.
TIFF has a cutting edge artistic profile, with artistic quality as key element. This applies for the festival itself as well as TIFF's other activities.
TIFF works for increased understanding and knowledge of film as an art form, and to enhance film as an important cultural factor.
TIFF's events had a total of 120.000 admissions in 2019.
TIFF runs Verdensteatret Kino, a regional Cinematheque and an important arena for culture and debate in Tromsø.
TIFF organizes Silent Film Days at Verdensteatret every April.
TIFF organizes the children's film festival TIFF Junior in the fall, and screens films for school children the year through at Verdensteatret in collaboration with Den Kulturelle Skolesekken.
TIFF collaborates with the film community in North West Russia, and plays an important part in the Barents Film Industry.