Buy Tickets & Passes

Tickets and 5-punch cards for the 2019 festival will be available for purchase in January. All Access Passes and All Screening Passes go on sale in November! Stay tuned for sales and special offers.

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Festival Passes

A festival pass is your passport to 10 days of inspiration at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival! Unwrap the adventure of over 200 films, live performance, special events, industry networking and the spirit of Downtown Missoula, Montana. Festival passes go on sale in November, stay tuned for updates!


Includes entry to all films, all special events and VIP parties as well as the DocShop industry conference.


Includes entry to all films screening at the 2018 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival.

5 Punch Card - $40

Your mini-passport to films at BSDFF, use your 5-Puch Pass to see any 5 films screening at the festival! Discounted price available for students and seniors.

Weekend Pass - $150 (per weekend)

This three day pass for Opening OR Closing Weekend includes entry to all events including film screenings, all special events and VIP parties as well as the DocShop industry conference.

Ticket Prices

Single Screening Ticket - $9

Student/Senior Single Screening Ticket - $7

5-Punch Pass - $40

Student/Senior 5-Punch Pass - $30 

‚ÄčAll-Access Pass - $325

All-Screening Pass - $175

Weekend Pass (3 days of Films and Parties) - $150

DocShop Pass - $150


Passes purchased in advance will be available for pickup at the Festival HQ (2019 location TBD).

Student price available for K-12 and university students. Senior price availble for seniors 65+. Be prepared to show an ID.

Single Tickets purchased in advance are available at Will Call at the door. Seats for pre-purchased ticket holders guaranteed until 10 minutes prior to screening time. Please arrive early. 

IMPORTANT! Pass holders will have immediate entrance to the theater. We recommend you arrive at least 15 minutes early for all daytime screenings and at least 20 minutes early for all evening screenings if you're purchasing tickets at the door. Barring any unforeseen technical difficulties, SCREENINGS WILL START ON TIME.