Announcing the


Exploring the mystique of the fascinating felines who share our lives

Cats rule! The NY Cat Film Festival is the feline-lovers answer to the Dog Film Festival and will travel to some cities alongside it, beginning with President’s Day weekend 2018 in San Francisco and Marin County! This new festival welcomes short films that honor these mysterious creatures, who have fascinated mankind for centuries and continue to enchant us, The Cat Film Festival gives back to animal welfare groups that protect cats and elevate their status in the world, welcoming films about cats’ relationships with the people in their world.


Tracie Hotchner, the Founder/Director would love to hear from any cat lover!

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