• 25 Texans in the Land of Lincoln
  • Almost Ghosts
  • Anacronte
  • Blenio, Utah
  • Collisions
  • Elsewhere
  • Eternal Paradise
  • Foreign
  • Fuse
  • Guest Artist
  • In Times of Rain
  • Manhood
  • The Meaning of Vanlife
  • Mosul 980
  • Rag Doll
  • The Widow


Announcing 2019 Festival Line-up

The Selection Committee has released their selection of films including 28 features and 72 shorts from 22 countries for screening at the 28th anniversary Arizona International Film Festival.  The Selection Committee praised the quality and diversity of the record number of films submitted this year. Congratulations filmmakers!

Welcome to the 2019 Arizona International Film Festival

Staying true to its mission of showcasing independent film, the Arizona International Film Festival has exhibited over 2,800 films representing 95 countries to over 160,000 patrons in southern Arizona. And now, the 28th edition will select more exciting and innovative films from around the world for Arizona audiences.

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Film Festival Volunteer Orientation Meetings

Are you interested in working behind-the-scenes for the 2019 Arizona International Film Festival in Tucson? Come attend a Volunteer Orientation meeting (1 hour) on Saturday, March 23 at 11am or noon at the downtown Pima County Public Library (101 N. Stone Avenue) at the Tucson Room (3rd floor). Learn about all the exciting FUN events scheduled during the Festival and find out how you can be involved.  E-mail Mia at arizonafilmfest@yahoo.com that you will be attending.

Announcing 2019 Film Festival dates

The 28th Arizona International Film Festival, the longest running film festival in Arizona, will run from April 10 to 21, 2019 at The Screening Room and other exhibition venues throughout Tucson. The Festival theme of Bridging Cultures provides a way for independent cinema to share images and voices from diverse cultures with Arizona communities.

Partner with the Arizona International Film Festival

The Festival is an excellent way to advertise your company and support independent expression. We have sponsorships and advertising for every marketing budget. If you are interested in partnering with us, please email us at arizonafilmfest@yahoo.com or click here for sponsorship opportunities.

Volunteers needed for the 2019 Film Festival

Are you interested in working behind-the-scenes for the 2019 Arizona International Film Festival in Tucson? Volunteers are needed for event planning, marketing, promotions, design, production, merchandise, office work, and much more. E-mail arizonafilmfest@yahoo.com and find out how you can be involved.

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Best of Arizona

Congrats to the Arizona International Film Festival for being selected the 8th Best Festival in Arizona. Only Film Festival in the list of 15 Festivals and the highest ranked Festival in Tucson. Click here to see list.

Tucson Welcomes Festival Filmmakers

Out-of-town visitors have a variety of choices when it comes to resting their heads after an exciting day at the Festival!  Hotel Tucson, where cinematic legend John Wayne used to stay, the historical Hotel Congress, which housed and aided in the arrest of infamous bank robber John Dillinger, the Ramada Inn located on the modern streetcar line and Country Inn & Suites. Each hotel features discounted rates for anyone attending the Arizona International Film Festival. Watch here for more information and rates.

Read our Filmmaker Interviews in our ZINE!

Check out our ZINE!  Featuring insightful interviews with 2017 and 2018 festival  filmmakers.  Enjoy the interviews with the directors of Three Wishes (China), Rodents of Unusual Size (USA), The DMZ (South Korea), Lost & Found (Ireland), The Divide (USA) and A Sniper's War (Ukraine).  Thank you to our Asian Cinema consultant, Andy Marco, based in Shanghai, for conducting these interviews.