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interrobang film festival

The Interrobang Film Festival celebrates the art of film and is presented in concert with the Des Moines Arts Festival. The audience, whether cinema enthusiasts or curious newcomers, can experience curated screenings from films around the globe.

The Interrobang Film Festival is a three-day IMDb-verified Festival. It is part juried competition, part public screen and part workshops. Filmmaker submissions are accepted in every category and is juried by a panel of peers. The Festival screens an average of 50 films per year. Applications are now closed.

The 2022 Interrobang Film Festival will be June 24 - 26. It is held at east end of the Festival inside the (air-conditioned) Des Moines Central Library.

2022 Timeline

Applications for the 2022 festival are now being accepted through Film Freeway.

December 31, 2021: Early Bird Deadline
February 12, 2022: Regular Deadline
March 12, 2022: Late Deadline
April 10, 2022: Extended AND Final Deadline
May 10, 2022: Notification Date
June 24-26, 2022: Interrobang Film Festival
June 26, 1 p.m.: Award Winners announced. Award winning films will be re-shown following awards.

For additional information, please contact Daphne at ddickens@desmoinesartsfestival.org.

what is "interrobang"

a non-standard punctuation mark (‽) indicating a question expressed in an exclamatory manner, as in "what are you doing?!"
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