Call for Indie Films for 26th edition
The 26th Arizona International Film Festival, the longest running film festival in Arizona, will run from April 19 to April 30, 2017 at 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
Welcome to the 2017 Arizona International Film Festival
Staying true to its mission of showcasing independent film, the Arizona International Film Festival has exhibited over 2,600 films representing 90 countries to over 152,000 patrons in southern Arizona. And now, we are honored to select more exciting and innovative films from around the world for Arizona audiences.
Call for Indie Films
Finalists will be screened during the 2017 Festival scheduled for April 19-30 in
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or click here for sponsorship opportunities.
Call for Works by Young Filmmakers
The 2017 Arizona International Film Festival is looking for works by young filmmakers (18 and under) to be featured in our IndieYouth program. Beginning in
Filmmakers for your Schools
Attention librarians, writing and drama teachers, elementary teachers, CTE, media and photography teachers! Would you like a filmmaker to visit your class? Email us at email@example.com for reservations. Filmmakers will be available April 19 thru 28, 2017.
Festival filmmakers reach out to young audiences
Special thanks to 2016 Festival filmmakers Douglas Munro, Hilary Linder, Louie Palu, Jeff Moneo, Fabiola Caraza, Craig Trudeau, Noah and Tim Hussin for reaching out into our community and presenting their work and their vision to youth at Desert View High School, Pueblo Magnet High School, University of Arizona, Pima Community College, Pima County Juvenile Detention Center and the Pima County Jail. Both students and filmmakers were inspired by the exchange of ideas.
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! The historical Hotel Congress, which housed and aided in the arrest of infamous bank robber John Dillinger, the Hotel Arizona, a hub for all things downtown Tucson, Hotel Tucson, where cinematic legend John Wayne used to stay, and our newest hotels, the Riverpark Inn and Country Inn & Suites. Each hotel features discounted rates for anyone attending the Arizona International Film Festival. Watch here for more information and rates.
What A Show!!
Congrats to 2016 Arizona Film Fest filmmakers, volunteers, sponsors and audiences. 104 films, 25 countries, 17 days of indie bliss.
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