Dallas International Film Festival - Spring 2024



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Violet Crown Cinema
3699 McKinney Ave
Dallas, Texas 75204

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The Dallas International Film Festival (DIFF) will return for its 18th Festival, April 25 – May 2, 2024 with feature screenings of more than 100 films, Q&A sessions and panels with filmmakers and actors, nightly DIFF Red Carpets, and special events at Violet Crown Cinema in West Village Uptown.

This year’s Festival will open with the World Premiere of ESPN Films’ “30 FOR 30” documentary, DUDE PERFECT: A VERY LONG SHOT, with Texas A&M University as the Opening Night Sponsor. The documentary will open DIFF 2024 on Thursday, April 25, at The Majestic Theatre in downtown Dallas. Additional Opening Weekend screenings will take place at The Texas Theatre. The Festival will close with A24’s SING SING on May 2, which is based on the real-life program Rehabilitation Through the Arts, and features a cast that includes formerly incarcerated actors and alumni of the program.

A full lineup of feature films for DIFF 2024 can be viewed at

DIFF is supported by the City of Dallas Office of Arts & Culture, Dallas Tourism Public Improvement District, and Texas Commission on the Arts. For more information on sponsorships, visit

DIFF 2024 Sponsors as of April 11 include: PREMIER SPONSOR – Virgin Hotels Dallas; PRESENTING SPONSORS – Akin, Boxer Property, Commerce House, Mercury One, Oliver Wyman, Panavision, Relay Human Cloud, Texas A&M University, Vestals Catering, Violet Crown, West Village; MAJOR SPONSORS – Dallas Film & Creative Industries Office, Fort Worth Film Commission, Selig Polyscope Company; VIP SPONSORS – Bonez, Consulate General of Canada in Dallas, Dallas County Historical Commission, Dehancer, DFW MSP, Event Horizon Films, Favorite Brands, Filmmakers Academy, Four Corners Brewing Co., H-E-B, K Forbes Social, MoviCo, Nowadays Orange, SAG-AFTRA, ShotDeck, Texas Film Commission, Tulsa Office of Film, Music, Arts & Culture, UnaVida, Univision; PARTNER SPONSORS – AdChat DFW,, Burned to Light Media, DIRECTV, DJ Astronaut, E.L.E. Social Marketing LLC, Fade In, Folk & Rowe, Fons PR, Gentle Ben Spirits, IdeaMan Studios, Kevin Porier, LaByron Thomas Media, Ritual
Zero-Proof, Sherrill Actors Studio, Soundly, Top Tier Event Rentals.

Tickets: Passholders will have priority opportunity to reserve seats for the Opening Night screening. Individual tickets for the Opening Night screening will go on sale to the public on April 8.

Location: Violet Crown Cinema
3699 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75204

Social: INSTAGRAM - @WeAreDIFFDallas, FACEBOOK - @WeAreDIFFDallas


About Dallas International Film Festival
Now in its 18th year, the Dallas International Film Festival (DIFF) is the region’s most powerfully inclusive and equitable platform for diverse, emerging and underrepresented voices. Since its founding, DIFF has screened more than 2,500 widely diverse new films from 50 countries, provided more than $1.1 million in awards and hosted more than 100,000 filmgoers and filmmakers. The annual festival is presented by Dallas Film Society, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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