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Interrobang Film Festival

The Interrobang Film Festival is a three-day IMDb-verified Festival. It is a juried show, including public showings, talk backs, and panel discussions. Filmmaker submissions are accepted in eight categories and is juried by a panel of peers. The Festival screens an average of 40 films per year. The 2024 Interrobang Film Festival will be June 28 - 30 at east end of the Festival inside the (air-conditioned) Des Moines Central Library. Submissions for the 2024 festival open on Film Freeway on September 8, 2023.

2024 Timeline

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December 31, 2023: Early Bird Deadline
 
February 11, 2024: Regular Deadline
 
March 10, 2024: Late Deadline
 
April 1, 2024: Extended AND Final Deadline
 
May 13, 2024: Notification Date
 
June 28-30, 2024: Interrobang Film Festival
 
Award Winners Announced at the Festival on Sunday, June 30 at 1 p.m.

For additional information, please contact Daphne

at ddickens@desmoinesartsfestival.org.

2023 Award Winners

Best of Show

Confusion in the Afternoon // Director: Yung Chieh // Country of Origin: Taiwan

Producer's Choice

Best Feature Documentary

Student Film

Frozen Out // Director: Hao Zhou // Country of Origin: China

A Trout in the Milk // Director: Asato Sakamoto // Country of Origin: Japan

Confusion in the Afternoon // Director: Yung Chieh // Country of Origin: Taiwan

Short Narrative

Short Documentary

Operation // Director: Alyson O'Hara // Country of Origin: United States

Goats of Monesiglio // Director: Emily Graves // Country of Origin: Canada

Feature Narrative

Critic // Director: Michael Hennesy // Country of Origin: United States

Iowa

Operation // Director: Alyson O'Hara // Country of Origin: United States

Special thanks to the DMACC Video Production Students for their assistance in the film jury. 

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