The Tucson Film & Music Festival (TFMF) celebrates filmmaking and music at an annual, multi-day event in Tucson, Arizona, showcasing music-related films with a special nod to films and filmmakers with a connection to Arizona or the desert southwest. TFMF screens at multiple venues around downtown Tucson including the Loft Cinema, the Screening Room and the Rialto Theatre. All films are regional or world premieres and feature Q&As with filmmakers and talent from the films.
Celebrating its 11th anniversary, TFMF has screened over 275 films for more than six thousand filmgoers since its inception in 2005. TFMF has showcased a plethora of Arizona and World Premiere screenings including Academy Award® winner God Of Love (dir. Luke Matheny), Anvil: The Story of Anvil (dir. Sacha Gervasi), Strutter (dir. Allison Anders), Kumaré (dir. Vikram Gandhi), The Last Safari (dir. Matt Goldman), Pavilion (dir. Tim Sutton), Hell on Wheels (dir. Bob Ray), Scott Walker: 30 Century Man (dir. Stephan Kijak) and Heaven Adores You: Elliott Smith (dir. Nickolas Rossi). The music festival has featured more than 160 bands including Giant Sand, Wanda Jackson, Calexico, Gram Rabbit, Fishbone, John Doe, the late Vic Chesnutt, Gabriel Sullivan, The Pork Torta, Andrew Collberg, Sun Bones, Brian Lopez and more.