Dallas International Film Festival Releases Full Lineup of Films for 2024

SHAKING IT UP: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LIZ CARPENTER
SHAKING IT UP: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LIZ CARPENTER

 

DIFF 2024 has released the full lineup of films for the 18th Dallas International Film Festival, April 25 – May 2, 2024. The Festival will feature screenings of more than 100 films, Q&A sessions and panels with filmmakers and actors, nightly DIFF Red Carpets, and special events at Violet Crown Cinema in West Village Uptown.

This year’s Festival will open with the World Premiere of ESPN Films’ “30 FOR 30” documentary, DUDE PERFECT: A VERY LONG SHOT, with Texas A&M University as the Opening Night Sponsor. The documentary will open DIFF 2024 on Thursday, April 25, at The Majestic Theatre in downtown Dallas. Additional Opening Weekend screenings will take place at The Texas Theatre. The Festival will close with A24’s SING SING on May 2, which is based on the real-life program Rehabilitation Through the Arts, and features a cast that includes formerly incarcerated actors and alumni of the program.

“We always try to ensure the Festival features important and interesting stories, and this year’s schedule abounds with the kind of films that remind us why we love watching movies,” said James Faust, DIFF Artistic Director. “We’ve had the pleasure in creating this program of screening all of the films, ‘meeting’ the filmmakers through both their submissions and our invitations to screen, and feel we are bringing North Texas and our Festival fans our best. I could say this every year, but this program might be my favorite ever.”

 

The lineup of feature films for DIFF 2024 includes:

100 YARDS (Drama)

Directors: Xu Haofeng, Xu Junfeng

Upon the death of a well-respected martial arts master, two students become bitter rivals as they vie for ownership of his academy. Their dispute is to be settled in combat, but its outcome stirs only malcontent and, as the challenges between the two fighters multiply, customs become stretched and broken to the scandalized shock of their wushu community.

 

ALL I EVER WANTED (Documentary) – WORLD PREMIERE

Director: Carlos P. Beltran

This deeply personal documentary unveils the untold story of Greivis Vasquez, former star of the Toronto Raptors and Brooklyn Nets, as he confronts a sudden, career-ending injury. The film reveals the emotional, physical, and financial challenges that emerge in the aftermath of an athlete’s worst fear coming true. Starring Kevin Durant, Kyle Lowry, Manu Ginobili

 

AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER (Romance/Thriller) – DIFF STODGHILL CLASSIC MOVIE NIGHT

Director: Leo McCarey

A man and a woman have a romance while on a cruise from Europe to New York. Despite being engaged to other people, both agree to reunite at the top of the Empire State Building in six months. However, an unfortunate accident keeps her from the reunion, and he fears that she has married or does not love him anymore. Starring Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr

 

AN ARMY OF WOMEN (Documentary)

Director: Julie Lunde Lillesæter

When “Amy”, Marina, and Hanna’s rape cases are dismissed by the Austin police, all three women try to find a way to rebuild their lives. They join forces with 12 other women in a groundbreaking lawsuit, the first to argue that sexual assault isn’t prosecuted because it’s a crime that predominantly affects women. The group is determined to hold police and prosecutors accountable for their inaction, but their resilience is tested as they face setbacks from the system they hope to change. Ultimately, the film offers a hopeful look into a movement that aims to change the future for women everywhere.

 

BACKSPOT (Drama)

Director: D.W. Waterson

Riley, a mid-level cheerleader, is given an opportunity to cheer with the All Star Thunderhawks. With a competition looming, Riley must navigate her crippling anxiety, her relationship with her girlfriend, and her desperate need for approval from her new coach. Starring Devery Jacobs, Shannyn Sossamon, Evan Rachel Wood, Kudakwashe Rutendo

 

BASTARDS OF SOUL (Documentary)

Director: Paul Levatino

In 2020, Bastards Of Soul was on an explosive rise through the Texas music scene to sold-out headlining shows. On the cusp of global recognition, the Texas band grapples with a tumultuous journey of success, heartbreaking loss, and enduring music. Through intimate studio sessions and electric live performances, discover a tale of resilience, brotherhood, and Soul’s unwavering beat. Featuring Max Hartman, Jeff “Skin” Wade, Chadwick Murray, Danny Balis, Jason Davis, Chris Holt, Matt Trimble, Peter Clagett

 

CITY OF HATE: DALLAS AND THE JFK ASSASSINATION 60 YEARS LATER (Documentary)

Director: Quin Mathews

CITY OF HATE is a film that was 60 years in the making, revealing what Dallas was like when President Kennedy was about to visit. It is told by people who lived there, including the filmmaker, who saw Kennedy just before the assassination.

 

CLEMENTE (Documentary)

Director: David M. Altrogge

Executive produced by LeBron James and Oscar-nominee Richard Linklater, CLEMENTE is an immersive documentary about the remarkable life and legacy of MLB icon Roberto Clemente. Featuring Richard Linklater, Michael Keaton, Rita Moreno, Bob Costas

 

COPA 71 (Documentary)

Directors: James Erskine, Rachel Ramsay

The greatest sporting story you’ve never heard of, COPA 71 tells the story of the 1971 Women’s World Cup, which saw soccer teams from all over the world gather in Mexico City’s Azteca Stadium to compete in front of more than 100,000 spectators. It was the last women’s World Cup until the official FIFA event 20 years later. Dismissed by the male-dominated football associations around the world, the event was written out of history, until now.

 

DANDELION (Romance/Drama)

Director: Nicole Riegel

The film follows a singer-songwriter in a downward spiral as she takes a last effort gig at a motorcycle rally in South Dakota where she meets Casey, a guitarist who walked away from his dream long ago. Starring KiKi Layne, Thomas Doherty, Jenny McManus

 

DARK SANCTUARY: THE STORY OF THE CHURCH (Drama) – WORLD PREMIERE

Director: Timothy Stevens

The film shares the shocking story of one of the longest running goth clubs in the U.S., The Church, a transgressive community of artists and misfits who call the Dallas Texas club their sanctuary.

 

THE DEAD DON’T HURT (Western Drama) – US PREMIERE

Director: Viggo Mortensen

In the 1860s, fiercely independent French-Canadian Vivienne Le Coudy embarks on a journey with Danish immigrant Holger Olsen, attempting to forge a life together in the dusty town of Elk Flats, Nevada. When Holger decides to go fight for the Union in the burgeoning Civil War, Vivienne must fend for herself, which isn’t easy in a town controlled by a corrupt mayor. Starring Vicky Krieps, Viggo Mortensen, Garre Dillahunt

 

DEER CAMP 86 (Comedy/Horror/Thriller)

Director: L. VanDyke Siboutszen

A group of hunters travel from Detroit to northern Michigan in the fall of 1986 to partake in the annual deer hunt. Upon arriving, the death of a Native American woman awakens a spirit, and the hunters become the hunted. Starring Noah LaLonde, Jay J. Bidwell, Brian Michael Raetz, Tina Joy, Paul Wilson

 

DESIRE LINES (Documentary/Drama)

Director: Jules Rosskam

An Iranian American trans man travels back in time to an LBTQ+ archive to understand his sexuality. He encounters his past and present selves during an erotic journey of self-discovery. Starring Andre Alan Perez, Angel Piedra, Evin Hunter Luevhrs

 

DOUBLES (Drama)

Director: Ian K. Harnarine

In this Canadian film, a Trinidadian street vendor must travel to Toronto and decide if he will help save his estranged father from dying.

 

DUDE PERFECT: A VERY LONG SHOT (Documentary)

Director: Oliver Lucian Anderson and Louis Burgdorf

An ESPN Films’ “30 FOR 30” documentary, the film is another step in the journey of the Frisco-based group known around the world for their videos of hard-to-believe trick shots. The five-member sports-comedy troupe has a massive following on the Internet, television, and beyond, and the film chronicles their hard-earned road to stardom, the tale of one of their biggest stunts yet, and the question of where their path may go from here.

 

THE EXTORTION (Crime/Thriller)

Director: Martino Zaidelis

A commercial airplane pilot is blackmailed by his country’s intelligence services to carry mysterious suitcases on his trips to Spain.

 

EZRA (Comedy/Thriller)

Director: Tony Goldwyn

Tony Goldwyn’s EZRA follows Max Bernal, a stand-up comedian living with his father while struggling to co-parent his autistic son Ezra with his ex-wife, Jenna. When forced to confront difficult decisions about their son’s future, Max and Ezra embark on a cross-country road trip that has a transcendent impact on both their lives. Starring Bobby Cannavale, Robert De Niro, William Fitzgerald, Rose Byrne

 

GHOSTLIGHT (Drama/Comedy)

Directors: Kelly O’Sullivan, Alex Thompson

When a construction worker unexpectedly joins a local theater’s production of “Romeo and Juliet”, the drama onstage starts to mirror his own life. Starring Keith Kupferer, Katherine Mallen Kupferer, Tara Mallen, Hanna Dworkin

 

HOLLY BY NIGHTFALL (Comedy/Drama) – WORLD PREMIERE

Director: Andy Delaney

The film is a funny, sweet and poignant story about a group of friends who are hitting crossroads in their lives, stumbling over decisions about relationships and careers. Starring Hannah James, Eric Nelsen, Jack Falahee, Jake Thomas, Will Brittain, Andriana Manfredi

 

I SAW THE TV GLOW (Horror/Drama)

Director: Jane Schoenbrun

Teenager Owen is just trying to make it through life in the suburbs when his classmate introduces him to a mysterious late-night TV show — a vision of a supernatural world beneath their own. In the pale glow of the television, Owen’s view of reality begins to crack. Starring Justice Smith, Brigette Lundy-Paine, Ian Foreman

 

IN A VIOLENT NATURE (Horror/Drama)

Director: Chris Nash

The film is an ambient horror slasher that methodically depicts the enigmatic resurrection, rampage, and retribution of an undead monster in a remote wilderness. Starring Ry Barrett, Andrea Pavlovic, Reece Presley, Cameron Love

 

THE IDEA OF YOU (Romance/Comedy)

Director: Michael Showalter

While chaperoning her teen daughter’s trip to Coachella, Solène, a 40-year-old single mother, begins an unexpected romance with 24-year-old Hayes Campbell, the lead singer of August Moon, the hottest boy band on the planet. Starring Anne Hathaway, Nicholas Galitzine, Ella Rubin, Reid Scott

 

I’LL BE RIGHT THERE (Comedy)

Director: Brendan Walsh

Wanda is a single mother with a pregnant daughter, a wayward son, and a mother who believes she is dying. Barely having time for herself, she lives to take care of her family but everyone around her doesn’t seem to accept it, why isn’t that enough? Starring Edie Falco, Jeannie Berlin, Bradley Whitford, Michael Rapaport

 

INHERITANCE (Documentary)

Directors: Matt Moyer, Amy Toensing

INHERITANCE explores the underlying causes of the opioid epidemic in America through the life of one boy and five generations of his extended family over 11 years. Curtis, a bright and hopeful boy, grows up from age 12 to 18 surrounded by love and struggle while every adult in his family – parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins – battles addiction. Curtis’ America is an America where people and communities are struggling with an epidemic of substance abuse, joblessness, and a deteriorating sense of belonging.

 

THE ISLAND BETWEEN TIDES (Drama/Mystery)

Directors: Austin Andrews, Andrew Holmes

A young woman follows a mysterious melody onto a remote tidal island. When she crosses back over at the next low tide, she emerges into a world where 25 years have passed. Starring Donal Logue, Adam Beach, Camille Sullivan, Paloma Kwiatkowski, David Mazouz, Sarah Lind

 

LANE: LIFE, LEGEND, LEGACY (Documentary)

Director: Brad Hughes, James Trawick

Through the people closest to him and bull-riding champions of today, this film dives into the story of Lane Frost, a cowboy who lived a life that became a legend, ultimately leaving a lasting legacy on the sport of rodeo and Western culture.

 

LOSING GRACE, FINDING HOPE (Documentary)

Director: Marcia Carroll

The film shines a light on the growing suicide epidemic through the lens of the loved ones left behind by focusing on the tragic death of Dallas teen Grace Loncar, whose story made headlines and led to the creation of The Grace Loncar Foundation.

 

THE NATURE OF LOVE (Comedy/Romance)

Director: Monia Chokri

Sophia is a philosophy professor in Montreal and has lived as a couple with Xavier for 10 years. Sylvain is a carpenter in the Laurentians and must renovate their country house. When Sophia meets Sylvain for the first time, it’s love at first sight. Opposites attract, but can it last? Starring Magalie Lepine-Blondeau, Pierre-Yves Cardinal, Francis-William Rheaume, Steve Laplante

 

PORCELAIN WAR (Documentary)

Directors: Brendan Bellomo, Slava Leontyev

Under roaring fighter jets and missile strikes, Ukrainian artists Slava, Anya, and Andrey choose to stay behind and fight, contending with the soldiers they have become. Defiantly finding beauty amid destruction, they show that although it’s easy to make people afraid, it’s hard to destroy their passion for living.

 

PRINT IT BLACK (Documentary) – WORLD PREMIERE

Director: Megan Streete

PRINT IT BLACK showcases the journalists of the Uvalde Leader-News and how they responded to the shooting at Robb Elementary. It closely follows the story of crime reporter Kimberly Mata Rubio and her husband, Felix, who tragically lost their daughter, Lexi, in the massacre. The film tells the story of the day of the shooting, in part, through the eyes of Pete Luna – the sole photojournalist on the scene, sharing an intimate perspective through previously unseen photos captured during the 77-minute delay at Robb Elementary.

 

QUEEN OF MY DREAMS (Comedy/Romance)

Director: Fawzia Mirza

Azra is worlds apart from her conservative Muslim mother. When her father suddenly dies on a trip home to Pakistan, Azra finds herself on a Bollywood-inspired journey through memories, both real and imagined; from her mother’s youth in Karachi to her own coming-of-age in rural Canada. Starring Nimra Bucha, Amrit Kaur, Charlie Boyle

 

RACING MISTER FAHRENHEIT (Documentary) – WORLD PREMIERE

Director: Michael Rowley

A 74-year-old billionaire sets out for a “pinch of immortality” by attempting to break a world speed record on a hand-built motorcycle – Mister Fahrenheit. Bobby Haas, once the owner of Dr Pepper, 7UP, and other soda giants, abandons his business career in search of more adrenaline-based endeavors. Atop his world-renowned sidecar racer, Bobby turns his twilight years towards the land speed record books. But, when things take a sudden and devastating turn, Bobby and those closest to him must pick up the pieces and face death at the finish line.

 

RIDE (Crime/Drama) – WORLD PREMIERE

Director: Jake Allyn

Three generations of bull riders fight to raise money to transfer the family’s young daughter to a better cancer hospital. Set in Stephenville, Texas, RIDE explores rodeo, addiction in the Heartland, and the cowboy’s place in modern America. Starring C. Thomas Howell, Annabeth Gish, Jake Allyn, Patrick Murney, Josh Plasse, Laci Kaye Booth, Scott Reeves, and Zia Carlock, with Forrie J. Smith

 

THE SENIOR (Drama) – WORLD PREMIERE

Director: Rod Lurie

Based on a true story, the film follows a man who, 37 years ago, was kicked off his collegiate football team for an altercation. Now, at 59, he still carries that burden and decides to go back to school to get his degree and try out for the team to redeem his past. Starring Michael Chiklis, Mary Stuart Masterson, Brandon Flynn, Rob Corddry

 

SHAKING IT UP: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LIZ CARPENTER (Documentary)

Directors: Christy Carpenter, Abby Ginzberg

Liz Carpenter was often front and center where history was unfolding, leaving her own indelible mark on some of the most vivid moments and movements that shaped the Twentieth Century. Journalist, vice-presidential advisor, White House official, author, humorist, political activist, and feminist leader—hers is the story of blazing professional trails while pushing forward an agenda for women’s rights, political engagement, and the environment that remains highly relevant today.

 

SING SING (Drama)

Director: Greg Kwedar

Divine G (Colman Domingo), imprisoned at Sing Sing for a crime he didn’t commit, finds purpose by acting in a theatre group alongside other incarcerated men, including wary newcomer (Clarence Maclin), in this stirring true story of resilience, humanity, and the transformative power of art, starring an unforgettable ensemble cast of formerly incarcerated actors. Starring Colman Domingo, Clarence Maclin, Sean San José, and Paul Raci

 

SOLO (Drama)

Director: Sophie Dupuis

This Canadian film follows Simon, who must deal with the disappointment of two impossible loves: a passionate but destructive crush on Olivier and a distant and cold relationship with his mother Claire, who has just moved back in after a 15-year absence. Staring Theodore Pellerin, Felix Maritaud, Alice Moreault

 

STAKES IS HIGH (Drama) – WORLD PREMIERE

Director: Jean-Pierre Caner

STAKES IS HIGH is the story of a man, whose life is turned upside down when he leases a car to drive for a rideshare company.

 

SUJO (Drama)

Directors: Astrid Rondero, Fernanda Valadez

When a cartel gunman is killed, he leaves behind Sujo, his beloved 4-year-old son. The shadow of violence surrounds Sujo during each stage of his life in the isolated Mexican countryside. As he grows into a man, Sujo finds that fulfilling his father’s destiny may be inescapable. Starring Juan Jesus Varela, Yadira Perez, Sandra Lorenzano, Karla Garrido

 

TEXAS MUSIC REVOLUTION (Documentary)

Director: Troy Paff

The film follows Joshua Jones, general manager of Dallas’ indie Americana radio station KHYI-FM, as he struggles to produce the silver anniversary of a beloved roots music festival in the wake of COVID. Joshua’s heroic journey mirrors the themes that express the genre of Texas Country Music itself: dedication, heartbreak, faith, and redemption, as well as a healthy bit of humor. Featuring Joshua Jones, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Charley Crockett, Kiefer Sutherland, Joshua Ray Walker

 

TONIC (Crime/Drama)

Director: Derek Presley

Sebastian Poe, a barfly jazz pianist, is trying to make ends meet, gigging at seedy jazz clubs to support his ailing sister Elise. Work has dried up, and Sebastian becomes indebted to a corrupt police detective, Terry. When he can’t pay, Terry offers him one alternative, he must murder Stanley by the night’s end. Sebastian must traverse the dark streets of Deep Ellum and silence his conscience. Starring Billy Blair, Ed Westwick, Lori Petty, Richard Riehle, Vernon Davis

 

UNLIKELY ALLIES (Documentary) – WORLD PREMIERE

Director: Anthony Pedone

Produced by Kevin Garnet and Marc Levin, UNLIKELY ALLIES focuses on the story of Weldon Angelos, which, as noted by the New York Times, “spurred intense soul-searching” and sparked a movement that would unite the most interesting figures in politics and entertainment, paving a road to a presidential pardon, a life of unwavering activism, the signing of the first meaningful criminal justice reform in a generation and ultimately working with old creative collaborator, Snoop Dogg, to secure a presidential pardon and release for the financier of Death Row records, Michael “Harry-O” Harris. Starring Snoop Dogg, Senator Cory Booker, Van Jones, Harry O and Charles Koch

 

WATER WARS (Documentary) – WORLD PREMIERE

Director: Mario Mattei

Nestled in the Valley of Hidden Waters in the West Texas desert, Dell City thrives as a remote oasis. Yet, turmoil strikes as El Paso offers lucrative water deals to neighboring landowners. Dell City’s ranchers embark on a legal battle against the influential water board, ultimately reaching the Texas Supreme Court. WATER WARS narrates this small-town strife with statewide implications, prompting contemplation on the equitable sharing of life’s most precious resource.

 

WE GROWN NOW (Drama)

Director: Minhal Baig

Two young boys, best friends Malik and Eric, discover the joys and hardships of growing up in the sprawling Cabrini-Green public housing complex in 1992 Chicago.

 

WE STRANGERS (Drama)

Director: Anu Valia

Rayelle Martin, a commercial cleaning woman in Gary, Indiana, stumbles into a new job cleaning the homes of rich suburban families. While working, she tells one small lie that spins out of control.

 

WINGWALKER (Drama)

Director: Alonso Alvarez-Barreda

A young widower is deported as his daughter is scheduled for a heart transplant, which will lead him to orchestrate the boldest border crossing plan in history.

 

WITHOUT ARROWS (Documentary)

Director: Jonathan Olshefski

Filmed over the course of 13 years, WITHOUT ARROWS chronicles the vibrance and struggle of a Lakȟóta family. Delwin Fiddler, Jr., a champion grass dancer from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, left his reservation as a young man to escape a trauma that splintered his family, and built a new life in Philadelphia. A decade later, he abandons it all and returns home to fulfill his mother’s ambition and carry on the legacy of their thiyóšpaye (extended family).

 

The lineup of short films for DIFF 2024 includes:

 

A BODY CALLED LIFE

APHASIA

BATACA

BEARCATS: WE’RE STILL HERE

BEEN THERE

BEHIND THE SUN

BISECTED

COMPLICATIONS

DAUGHTERS OF EVIL

DEAD TO ME

DEEP TISH

DISTURBANCE

DREAMCASTER

DREAM CREEP

DUMPSTER ARCHEOLOGY

EL SOLDADOR

FANCY FLOREZ’S SUMMER STAYCATION

FROM MAN TO MANIAAC: THE MAKING OF THE MAVS MANIAACS

GOLDEN CHILD

GOOD BAD LUCK

HONEY & MILK

IN OUR OWN WAY

JACKPOT

JUST RIGHT

KRISTIN DAN KUCHING KUCHINGNYA

MAKING OF A CLASSIC

MARIA

THE MASTERPIECE

MINAMOTO

MINUS PLUS MULTIPLY

MY OPA LIKES ROUND NUMBERS

OJUE

OUT BEYOND

PARALLEL UNIVERSES: THE SEQUEL (US Premiere)

PERFECT CITY: THE BRAVEST KID

PLAY DATE

SAND

THE SMALLEST POWER

SMOKE

SOMETIMES ALONE. ALWAYS FRAGILE. (NATIVE TITLE)

TAILS

TEA

THIS BOY’S VIDA (MADE IN AMERICA)

TRIA

TR(OL)L: NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK, TOTAL REQUEST LIVE AND THE CHAIN LETTER THAT CHANGED THE INTERNET

WE ARE FLYING STARS

WHAT WASHES ASHORE

WHEN WE WERE OLD

WHERE THE BULLETS GO

WORLD’S SHORTEST WAR

 

Grand Jury Prizes for DIFF 2024 will be awarded for Best Texas Short Film, Best Texas Feature, Best Documentary Short Film, Best Documentary Feature, Best International Feature, Best International Short Film, Best Narrative Feature, Best Animated Short Film, and Best Student Film within the Shorts Competition. Additionally, Audience Awards will be given for Best Documentary Feature, Best Narrative Feature, and Best Short Film. There will also be a Dallas County Historical Commission Prize for Best Historical Film and the “ShotDeck presents the Grand Jury Prize for Best Short Film”.

Other film categories and tracks will include: Music, Sports, World Films, Latino Films, Canadian Films, Family Films, Indigenous Films, LGBTQIA+, Persons with Disabilities, Environment/Sustainability, and Midnight Films, among others.

DIFF has also introduced a Screenwriting Competition in partnership with Event Horizon Films. The three Grand Prize winners will be featured in table reads during the Festival, and details are available at https://www.eventhorizonfilms.com/dallas-screenwriting-comp.

The Dallas International Film Festival was cited by Travel + Leisure Asia in naming April among “The Best Times to Visit Dallas for Sporting Events and Festivals”. The festival was also cited by MovieMaker magazine in naming Dallas among the “Best Places to Live and Work as a MovieMaker in 2024”.

Through curation of the broadest range of expression through film, DIFF is committed to providing accessible, inclusive, immersive, educational, and entertaining film experiences for all audiences. With a variety of year-round screenings, educational programs, community partnerships, and festivals, DIFF raises awareness of the world’s most approachable and inclusive art form. The Dallas International Film Festival is the signature program of the organization, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit established in 2006 as Dallas Film Society, Inc., by people who believe passionately in the art and magic of film. More information is available at www.dallasfilm.org.

DIFF 2024 Sponsors as of March 28 include: PREMIER SPONSOR – Virgin Hotels Dallas; PRESENTING SPONSORS – Akin, Boxer Property, CommerceHouse, Mercury One, Oliver Wyman, Panavision, Relay Human Cloud, Texas A&M University, Violet Crown, West Village; MAJOR SPONSORS – Dallas Film & Creative Industries Office, Selig Polyscope Company; VIP SPONSORS – Bonez, Consulate General of Canada in Dallas, Dallas County Historical Commission, DFW MSP, Event Horizon Films, Favorite Brands, Fort Worth Film Commission, Four Corners Brewing Co., H-E-B, K Forbes Social, MoviCo, Nowadays Orange, Texas Film Commission, UnaVida, Vestals Catering; PARTNER SPONSORS – AdChat DFW, BestofGuide.com, Burned to Light Media, DIRECTV, DJ Astronaut, E.L.E. Social Marketing LLC, Fade In, Folk and Rowe, Fons PR, Gentle Ben Spirits, IdeaMan Studios, LaByron Thomas Media, Ritual Zero-Proof, Sherrill Actors Studio, ShotDeck, Top Tier Event Rentals.

DIFF is also supported by the City of Dallas Office of Arts & Culture, Dallas Tourism Public Improvement District, and Texas Commission on the Arts. For more information on sponsorships, visit https://dallasfilm.org/sponsor.

Passes for the Dallas International Film Festival are on sale at https://dallasfilm.org/diff/passes.  Passholders will have priority opportunity to reserve seats for the Opening Night screening beginning April 1. Individual tickets for the Opening Night screening will go on sale to the public on April 8.

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