Dallas International Film Festival reveals full 2016 schedule

Still from White Girl. Photo from Bank Street Films website.

Still from White Girl. Photo from Bank Street Films website.

Monday is already shaping up to be the best day of this week as The Dallas Film Society unveils the full schedule for the 10th edition of the Dallas International Film Festival. The schedule boasts 63 features and 50 shorts, with nine films making their world premieres at DIFF. Cinematographer Ed Lachman (2015’s Carol is one of his latest films) will receive the Dallas Star Award and director Monte Hellman (Road to Nowhere) will receive the inaugural L.M. “Kit” Carson Maverick Award.

I had a great time at the 2015 festival and I can’t wait to go back this year! There’s a couple of movies that I’m very excited to see, such as Elizabeth Wood’s White Girl, which is about a New York freshman who sells her boyfriend’s stash of drugs after he’s arrested for drug dealing, and Diego Luna’s Mr. Pig, a movie about fatherhood starring Danny Glover and Maya Rudolph.

You can click here to view the entire list of movies: 2016 DIFF films

The Dallas International Film Festival runs from April 14-24, and online ticket sales will begin Monday, March 21 for Dallas Film Society members, and tickets will open to the public on Thursday, March 24. You can find more information at the official website, http://diff2016.dallasfilm.org.

I’ll see you in April!

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