The Chagrin Documentary Film Festival is dedicated to educating audiences and empowering talented filmmakers to tell their stories. The Festival is a five day celebration of the art of documentary film, at venues in and around the century village of Chagrin Falls, Ohio. This inspiring event draws audiences from all over Northeast Ohio, the US and the world to experience documentary films and the compelling art and culture they highlight
The Woods Hole Film Festival is presented by the Woods Hole Film Festival, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation established to: organize the annual Festival; form relationships and strategic alliances with other film festivals and organizations to showcase independent film; emphasize the work of emerging and New England filmmakers; showcase the work of independent filmmakers who have a relationship to Cape Cod or whose films are relevant to or enhance the quality of life on Cape Cod and to develop and foster a creative independent film community within the Festival and on Cape Cod. The Festival also works with individuals, businesses and institutions to develop and present programs and events that further its goals.
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The Vancouver Queer Festival is a vibrant space for queer arts, culture, and community. It showcases dynamic and thought-provoking films from British Columbian filmmakers as well as other Canadian and international directors and storytellers.
The Festival curates films which contextualize and celebrate queer lives and experiences and prioritize foregrounding diverse identities in our communities, including narratives from trans people, queer people of colour, and Indigenous people. It is Western Canada’s largest queer arts event.
Join us for the 31st Annual Vancouver Queer Film Festival
August 15-25, 2019
Since 1978 the Asian American International Film Festival, produced by Asian CineVision, is the nation’s first and longest running festival of its kind and the premier showcase for the best Asian independent and Asian American cinema. AAIFF is committed to film and media as a tool for social change and to the support of diversity and inclusion in independent cinema and the Asian American media arts.
Since being founded twelve years ago, we have evolved into a premier destination for filmmakers, producers, industry professionals and film enthusiasts, with the honor of being ranked as a “Top 50 Film Festival” by Movie Maker Magazine.
A film series to celebrate and reflect upon the nature of nurturing, mamafilm is a focused film series that creates a destination for nurturers – of all types and in all stages – to be entertained, inspired, supported and connected, through a shared cinematic experience.
Founded by UCLA students in 1982, Outfest is the leading organization that promotes LGBTQ equality by creating, sharing and protecting LGBTQ stories on the screen. Outfest builds community by connecting diverse populations to discover, discuss and celebrate stories of LGBTQ lives. Over the past three decades Outfest has showcased thousands of films from around the world, educated and mentored hundreds of emerging filmmakers and protected more than 20,000 LGBTQ films and videos. Outfest is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Producers of the Seattle Queer Film Festival and Translations Seattle Transgender Film Festival. We provide access to films by, for, and about LGBTQ2+ people and their families, and a forum for LGBTQ2+ filmmakers to share and discuss their work with audiences.
Cucalorus is an evolving experiment in community building, connecting visionary leaders in film, performance, and technology. The Festival brings global cinema, original performances, and nationally-recognized speakers to the Carolina coast, and provides a platform for Southern audiences to be seen and heard. Dance-a-lorus and an Opening Night Concert kick off the Festival, so join us and be inspired with thousands of cultural travelers, creative leaders, and emerging artists! Cucalorus 25 is November 13-17, 2019 on the streets of downtown Wilmington, NC. Passes on sale now!
The Twelfth Annual Flyway Film Festival will take place October 10-13, 2019 in Pepin, Stockholm, and Alma, Wisconsin, and Wabasha, Minnesota. Flyway Film Festival's mission is to bring the best in independent film to the Lake Pepin area of Wisconsin and Minnesota for the purposes of cultural enrichment, community-building, arts education, and to inspire the next generation of filmmakers. The festival venues are on the shores of Lake Pepin, a part of the Mississippi that widens to a 40-square-mile “lake” sixty miles downstream from the Twin Cities. The area is known for its scenic river bluffs as well as for its vibrant arts scene, gourmet dining, and sailing. The Great River Road, which runs along the Wisconsin side of Lake Pepin, was named the “Prettiest Drive in America” by the Huffington Post.
The Lakefront Film Fest is a celebration of independent film in the Howard County, Maryland. This event will bring the artistry and excitement that only cinema can bring.
The Napa Valley Film Festival is presented by Cinema Napa Valley, a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 2009 and headquartered in Napa, California. Cinema Napa Valley’s mission is to celebrate the cinematic arts and enrich the community by presenting an annual world-class film festival and year-round education and outreach programs.
The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival is a registered charitable organization that exhibits and promotes independent Latin American film and media art. We organize an 11-day annual festival to encourage dialogue among cultures, and explore and celebrate the art of contemporary Latin American, Latin-Canadian, and Indigenous filmmaking. August 22 - September 1, 2019 www.vlaff.org
Founded by longtime residents and movie veterans alike, the Sherman Oaks Film Festival & Film Invasion Los Angeles look to showcase the best undiscovered movies in the heart of Los Angeles.
The Fort Collins Fringe Festival takes place annually the last week of July. It is a performance art festival that takes over Downtown Fort Collins, Colorado. The FoCo Fringe shows change every year and all types performance art is accepted which means you can see a vast variety of things in one weekend for an affordable price!
Hell’s Half Mile Events is a non-profit organization dedicated to celebrating and expanding the art of independent film, music, and entertainment. We strive to exceed expectations, while inspiring our community to participate in the arts.
August 2019 will see the arrival of a brand new genre festival in the scenic town of North Bend, Washington, with a focus on standout vanguard programming. Best known as the original shooting location for cult-hit and recently rebirthed TWIN PEAKS, North Bend will be home of the North Bend Film Festival from August 23rd to the 26th. Submissions are now open for short & feature length films.
As the nation’s largest think tank dedicated exclusively to government performance, The Performance Institute works closely with government agencies to develop and implement meaningful performance measures for nearly every operational function and mission area. Through its work, the Institute has established and refined a proven methodology for measuring government performance: the Logic Model.
The mission of the ACS is to build a film community in Arkansas where film lovers can watch films, share ideas, connect with each other and nurture the new and existing film talent within our state through increased exposure to filmmakers and their art.
The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival (AJFF) is a cinematic exploration of Jewish experience — Jewish culture and history, life in Israel, and the work of Jewish artists — particularly where these stories intersect with other communities both here in Atlanta and around the world. Seeking to use the power of film to both entertain and educate, AJFF challenges conventional perspectives on complex and challenging issues facing the Jewish and global communities.
The Berkshire International Film Festival (BIFF) is a world-class festival that is an integral part of the cultural fabric of the Berkshires. BIFF showcases not only the latest in independent feature, documentary, short, and family films but also lively panel discussions and special events focusing on filmmakers and talented artists from both sides of the camera.
Coronado Island Film Festival is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt corporation whose mission is to gather makers and lovers of movies in the unique seaside location of Coronado, California, to share and celebrate the magical art of visual storytelling.
The Hamptons International Film Festival was founded to celebrate Independent film—long, short, fiction and documentary—and to introduce a unique and varied spectrum of international films and filmmakers to our audiences. The festival is committed to exhibiting films that express fresh voices and differing global perspectives, with the hope that these programs will enlighten audiences, provide invaluable exposure for filmmakers and present inspired entertainment for all.
As the vanguard forum of international cinematic achievement in the Asia-Pacific region, Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) endeavors to recognize new and emerging talent, promote career development and original collaborations through innovative education programs, and facilitate dynamic cultural exchange through the cinema arts.
INSIDE OUT IS A NOT-FOR-PROFIT REGISTERED CHARITY THAT EXISTS TO CHALLENGE ATTITUDES AND CHANGE LIVES THROUGH THE PROMOTION, PRODUCTION AND EXHIBITION OF FILM AND VIDEO MADE BY AND ABOUT LGBTQ2S PEOPLE OF ALL AGES, RACES AND ABILITIES.
Red Rock Film Festival offers a serene environment for incredible film. The festival considers entries of all genres from shorts to full-length features, and is held in November in Southern Utah in Cedar City (a.k.a. 'Festival City') by the majestic red mountains of Zion Canyon and Cedar Breaks. In addition to the Film Festival, the organization also sponsors the Films from M.A.R.S. summer film series, featuring winning films from Red Rock, and other films from around the world.
Chutzpah! Festival is an annual performing arts festival committed to bringing world-renowned international dance, music, theatre, and comedy to Vancouver audiences.
Top 10 Takeover is a Detroit Free Press/Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers dining series spotlighting the 10 best new restaurants in metro Detroit. We “take over” each restaurant and work with its chef to provide a hand-selected menu highlighting the restaurant’s best dishes.
Film Festival Alliance offers resources to develop and foster collaboration between mission-driven film festivals around the world, by building bridges and strengthening our burgeoning industry. With over 115 active members who represent a diverse array of size, geographic location and fiscal support, FFA offer its members year-round professional development opportunities and valuable money-saving benefits.
The Miami short Film Festival is dedicated to promoting the short film genre, showcasing films from 1-20 minutes long. The Festival is international in scope, bringing exposure to the world’s best independent up-and-coming filmmakers.
America’s largest and longest running horror film festival, Screamfest Horror Film Festival is an arts organization committed to the support and development of independent filmmakers and screenwriters of the Horror genre. The ten day festival provides a platform for emerging writers and directors to showcase their work to the industry and the horror loving public. Known as the 'Sundance of Horror,' the festival is best known for discovering Paranormal Activity in 2007. Other past premieres include 30 Days of Night, Let the Right One In, The Grudge, The Fourth Kind, The Collection, Trick ‘r’ Treat, The Human Centipede and Diary of the Dead. Wes Craven, John Carpenter, Sam Raimi, Clive Barker, Eli Roth, James Wan, Zack Snyder, William Friedkin, John Landis and James Gunn are just some of the filmmakers who have supported the festival year after year. To submit your film to the festival and for more information on how you can attend the Festival, please visit our website at screamfestla.com.
Tallgrass Film Association entertains, educates and inspires audiences in the Wichita community and beyond by showcasing the best of independent films from around the world through an annual 5-day film festival, year-round special screenings and events, filmmaking workshops and a traveling road show. We strive to preserve the cultural tradition of film as a communal adventure. Movies bring us together: they entertain, spark conversation, build community and forge new relationships.
Showcasing the diversity of Jewish culture, heritage, and identity through film. The Vancouver Jewish Film Festival has been an annual presence in Vancouver for the past 30 years. It is the longest running Jewish Film Festival in Canada and one of the most anticipated events in the community calendar.
AFI DOCS is the nation's documentary film festival known for showcasing the best in documentary filmmaking from the US and around the world.
The Brooklyn Horror Film Festival is a premier east coast genre festival that embodies the spirit of Brooklyn. Taking place in venues throughout the borough, we showcase the best new independent films, throw parties, host events, and more.
The Calabasas Film Festival, a non-profit headquartered in the heart of where film lives, welcomes avid film goers, studio executives and key players in the entertainment industry to the ultimate festival experience. CFF is also dedicated to honoring the future of the industry by empowering young filmmakers with a platform for outreach through student screenings and events.
CineKink - the kinky film festival - recognizes and encourages the positive depiction of sexuality and kink in film and television, most visibly through our annual film festival, CineKink NYC, and a national screening tour that follows. Join us April 3-7 in New York!
The Freep Film Festival will showcase films that are about or relevant to Detroit, the region and Michigan in the hopes of fostering engagement and discussion about the issues and challenges we face while at the same time celebrating what makes us unique.
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Welcome to the largest Big Tent community showcase of Israeli features, docs and TV series--made in Israel and/or by Israelis in the past 12 months--in the Midwest! You’ll take a deep dive beyond the headlines. See Chicago Premieres of some of the most talented and internationally award-winning directors, actors and other artists working today as they share their multicultural perspectives. And have unprecedented opportunities to dialog, laugh, cry, party and otherwise interact in person with cinephiles of all backgrounds. We look forward to seeing you again, or meeting you for the first time, soon.
The Destiny City Film Festival is a homegrown, true-Tacoma community event, inspired by our city’s nickname – The City of Destiny – and built to showcase the best independent films from the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Our mission is to use the power of vibrant cinematic storytelling to curate an engaged community audience for independent film.
The Newburyport Documentary Film Festival is held every September along with year-round programs in a Newburyport, MA, 40 minutes north of Boston. For over 13 years we have been committed to bringing the highest caliber documentary films to our community.
The Santa Fe Independent Film Festival invests in the advancement of independent, innovative, and cutting edge cinema bringing 5 days of excellence in filmmaking to the inclusive and diverse community of Santa Fe, New Mexico.