HIFF - Hebrides International Film Festival


Welcome to the Hebrides International Film Festival.

HIFF 17: 13th-16th September 2017

The theme for the Film Festival is Islands, Environments and remote communities.

Check out the full 2017 programme online now.

And see feedback from the 2016 festival.



After the success of our drama and documentary programme last year which featured  both shorts and feature length cinema from small Islands across the globe and current environmental cinema HIFF is back with a quality selection of films from around the world.   In collaboration with our local Hebridean venue promoters, An Lanntair and Screen Machine we will screen film across Uist, Barra, Lewis & Harris over the four day festival (13th-16th September).  See the full programme  for 2017 for details on screenings, industry guests and extra events. 

The festival coincides with this years Harris Mountain Festival- find some more active pursuits to compliment film screenings in Leverburgh, details in our brochure


The festival will run across venues in Lewis, Harris, Uist and Barra including the award winning arts centre An Lanntair and a pop up cinema in Stornoway town centre. 

The 2017 Festival has been programmed by Muriel Ann Macleod (Creative Director at Rural Nations CIC)  working in collaboration with Paul Taylor, Cinema Programmer, at Eden Court Theatre  and Andy Mackinnon at Taigh Chearsabhagh (Associate Producer, Uist & Barra) and Aidan Nicol (Assistant Producer).


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