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About the Festival

Dublin Independent Film Festival aims to screen a high-quality program of indie films from all over the world and to create a venue for filmmakers and audiences to connect. The Festival’s goal is to discover new talent, films and filmmakers with potential, and to recognise the collaborative work this artform is funded on. 


The program focuses on independent films of different genres, with no limitations on length, style or country of origin. After the screening there is an award ceremony and a networking event with filmmakers and audience opening a space to meet inspiring people from the film industry.

DIFF is run in association with Close:Up, a collection of international film festivals supporting indie filmmaking. By establishing a working network with filmmakers, producers and marketing professionals, we share one common goal: to forge productive and lasting relationships between independent filmmakers and audiences.

The Dublin Independent Film Festival would not be possible without the generosity of our supporters and friends and our wonderful partners in C3: Center for Conscious Creativity, our 501(c)(3) nonprofit fiscal sponsor. Your tax-deductible donation is essential for us to continue with all these programs valuable for educating our community. 


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The Dublin Independent Film Festival is a part of HF Productions Global Event Series, and is a fiscally sponsored project of C3: Conscious Creativity 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization. Contributions in support of HF Productions Global Event Series are payable to C3 and are tax deductible as allowed by law.


By attending HF Productions Global Event Series film screenings and through your generous financial support you will have the opportunity to play an active role in upholding our mandate to deliver international, inclusive, and impactful opportunities so we can make a difference across the globe.

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