How to Fest


The 2017 Oak Cliff Film Festival kicks off on June 8th with a showcase of the best independent and brave filmmaking from Texas-based, U.S and world filmmakers. The festival runs through June 11th, with a mélange of feature length films and narrative, documentary, late night, Texas student and cinema shorts. Festival headquarters is located at the Texas Theatre, with multiple screening and party venues around the Cliff, and film panel discussions at the Oak Cliff Cultural Center. How do you fest? Click here for a film guide. Tickets for individual screenings are available at $11.50 each or in bundles of 4 for $35, and available at the door for each venue or online. Or, experience the fest with a VIP Badge for just $175 and gain entry to all screenings, music shows, and events for four days, plus special access to the Filmmakers’ Lounge and free drinks! Come enjoy a FREE Jonathan Demme tribute screening of SOMETHING WILD (1986) outside at Better Block on Saturday, June 10, 2017! To read more on films and shorts click here, or visit the official film festival website. The Texas Theatre Box Office opens June 1st!

In its 6th year, the Oak Cliff Film Festival has established itself as a notable city-wide event, featuring the best of Oak Cliff’s theatre and art venues, restaurants, bars, and small businesses. The festival has received national acclaim from prominent sources including The New York Times, Filmmaker Magazine, and Moviemaker Magazine, and simply put, it’s “among America’s very best small film festivals.” It is led by the Aviation Cinemas team who took over operations at the Texas Theatre in 2010, and backed by the 501 3(c) Oak Cliff Foundation.


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