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WHY should I attend? Because we have FUN! Durango loves to take care of the filmmakers and give them as much audience interaction as possible. If you’re an audience member, you’ll be exposed to cultural themed films as well as comedic and entertaining ones. You’ll meet filmmakers from around the world and be able to talk with them and ask them questions about their film and what it took to make it. You can attend our panels and workshops and learn more about what happens behind the scenes and how a film gets made.

Here are a few testimonials from 2024 attending filmmakers:

“Thank you for the wonderful time DIFF! We’ll be back!” -Molly Muse, Ghost Town

“Love this fest so much. Always feels like family. Thank you.” -Alethea Root, Good Side Of Bad

“DIFF Fam!! First time here and my experience was amazing! Thank you for your incredible hospitality and appreciation of filmmakers. Definitely planning on coming back.” -Josh Ventura, 1201

“What a wonderful welcome. Great people, great films, and filmmakers. Amazing hospitality. 5 stars!” -Tatiana Blackington James, Homologies

“Thank you so much DIFF for an amazing first festival run!! Your hospitality is unrivaled and I can’t wait to come back!” -Bobby Jordan, 1201


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