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 a juried show, including public showings and panel discussions. Filmmaker submissions are accepted in every category and is juried by a panel of peers. The Festival screens an average of 40 films per year.
The 2023 Interrobang Film Festival will be June 23 - 25. It is held at east end of the Festival inside the (air-conditioned) Des Moines Central Library. Applications for the 2023 festival will launch September 2 on Film Freeway.What is "Interrobang"?in-ter-ro-bang
a non-standard punctuation mark (‽) indicating a question expressed in an exclamatory manner, as in "what are you doing?!"Congratulations to the 2022 Award Winners
Best Feature Documentary: "Jimmy in Saigon"
Best Student Film: "Custard"
Best Short Narrative: "SPECTRUM"
Best Short Documentary: "Raise Your Voice"
Best Feature Narrative: "Hideout"
Best of Iowa: "Bed Bugs"
Best of Show: "SPECTRUM"
Producer's Choice: "Bitter Pill"
Special thanks to Produce Iowa and DMACC Video Program for hosting our panels this year.