• Check out our Festival Guide

    The 2nd annual Outside the Box Bakersfield Film Fest will return for its second year at the Fox Theater in Downtown Bakersfield Nov. 7 - 9. Tickets are just $10 per day or $20 for the whole weekend. Check out our Festival Guide for movie screening times and a synopsis of each of our 50 films.

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  • 2014 Keynote Address Announced!

    Bakersfield-native Mike Davis — Senior VP for Universal Studios in Osaka, Japan — will get the festivities started at The Fox Theater on opening night of the Bakersfield Film Fest (Friday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m.). Mike will talk about “The Power of Movie Magic – Making the Emotional Connection,” before the screening of two films that evening.

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  • Celebrity Lunch

    Festival goers can rub elbows with TV and film personalities Greg Evigan and William Katt, among other surprise guests, at Saturday’s Celebrity Luncheon. The lunch takes place from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Fox Theater Back Lot (building behind the Fox Theater). Tickets are $30.

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  • 2014 Festival Tickets Now on Sale

    How's this for affordable entertainment? Single-day passes are just $10 or enjoy all three days for just $20! Tickets available at the Fox Box Office or through Vallitix.com.

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Film Tracks

Honoring the heroic stories of the American Armed Forces and the worldwide struggle for freedom and liberty.
Special Needs
Promoting appreciation and awareness of the lives, stories, and artistic expressions of people with various disabilities.
Films that inspire, that awaken joy, love, and compassion within us, that enlighten and challenge us.
Mainstream Independent
Documentaries, shorts, animations, and music videos from outside the Hollywood system.