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Dayton Independent Film Festival
September 22 - September 24
DIFFs mission is to provide meaningful artistic and cultural programming to Dayton’s thriving community. It will inspire those to act on their passions in a place where passion always shines, the beautiful Gem City.
DIFF celebrates regional filmmaking and stories from Midwestern filmmakers who offer their DIFFerent and unique vision. We believe that through impactful storytelling, we can increase empathy, understanding and a sense of discovery. Our goal is to provide a platform to foster rich dialogue within our community with an abundance of passion and creativity.
Furthermore, DIFF hopes to open its doors to stories of dreams, struggle and support. The festival will showcase films from established professionals, emerging filmmakers, and students. Let’s come together to celebrate impactful stories from narrative, documentary or animation— everyone has a story to tell, DIFF cannot wait to hear yours!