The Dayton Independent Film Festival (DIFF) celebrates regional filmmaking and stories from Midwestern filmmakers who offer their DIFFerent and unique vision. This weekend they host their 3rd annual Film Festival at The Neon Movies. The festival will showcase films from established professionals, emerging filmmakers, and students. Celebrating impactful stories from narrative, documentary or animation— everyone has a story to tell, DIFF cannot wait to showcase these films and filmmakers.
Melanie Reindl, Director of Programming festival explains that this started out a class a the Univeresity of Dayton and has now grown into a 3 day festival that runs Fri, Sept 23- Sun, Sept 25th.
Opening night on Friday starts with a welcoming ceremony for all our filmmakers on the Neon patio followed by a local shorts 7pm screening, from documentary to drama—that celebrates stories and filmmakers from Dayton that includes:
The lineup includes:
Catcalling by Leigha Strozier
Reflections of Myself by Makayla Curington
Deceiver by Skylar Tucker
Valentine’s Day by Caleb Earick
Mortem by Danaysha Woodard
Barber by Danaysha Woodard
Keys by Joshua Molina Guiterrez
Cat by Caleb Earick
Get tickets for the Dayton Independent Film Festival online or at the Neon’s box office. The 2022 Winning films have been announcned: