Dunedin International Film Festival

Brings 89 Film Makers from Around the World to Dunedin

Dunedin International Film Festival brings 89 Film Makers from around the world to Dunedin. Many of the leading businesses in Dunedin will open their doors to provide a showplace for this year’s Dunedin International Film Festival from January 8 through January 14. The Festival is a platform for 89 filmmakers from around the world to share their original content with the Florida Film Maker’s community! It kicks off on Wednesday, at 6 p.m. Find the full schedule of movie showings and events that are happening throughout the weekend by visiting DunedinInternationalFilmFestival.com.

Dunedin International Film Festival

The Dunedin International Film Festival will have seven days of film showings at five main screens around Downtown Dunedin. Films vary from less than 5 minutes in length to 90 minutes. Most are documentaries, but some are narratives. Seven-Day Passes for the event are available online, as a two-day weekend pass. The Dunedin International Film Festival is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

A few of the screenings are free community events. These include the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party at Andrews Memorial Chapel from 3 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 9, and an afternoon full of films at Dunedin’s Pioneer Park, followed by a DJ set by French artists Fred and Nico, who will perform their Movie Mix DJ Set at Pioneer Park from 8 to 10 p.m. The event is FREE and open to the public. Fred Eve is the resident DJ at the Hôtel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes during the Festival de Cannes. Free public events are made possible by The Dunedin Film Festival Inc. 

Throughout the week, other events will take place at Soggy Bottom Brewing, BLUR Nightclub, Dunedin Art Cave, Eichar Woodworking, Sea Sea Riders, the Dunedin VFW, Dunedin HOB (House of Beer), the Dunedin Library and Caledonia. The week’s events will conclude with a Red Carpet Party at the Fenway Hotel from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., followed by an Awards Ceremony in the Fenway’s Caladesi Ballroom hosted by Kirsten Stiff Walker.

More on The Dunedin International Film Festival

Prior to the start of the Dunedin International Film Festival, serious film students will have an opportunity to participate in the Dunedin Film School from January 3 to 5. The class is limited to just 15 people who will have an opportunity to get hands on experience making a historical documentary for the city of Dunedin. The Dunedin Film School uses entertainment’s most innovative technology to tell the story of Dunedin underwater. Learn how to operate underwater video technology and tell the story of Dunedin, including the Gulf, surrounding islands, native plants, and native animals that are the support system for the eco-driven tourism that visits our delightful Dunedin.

Dunedin Film Festival Inc. believes that historical documentation is essential for the continuation of the culture of Dunedin, Florida and its surrounding areas. Traditional definitions of culture apply to human activity. In Dunedin, Florida those activities are eco-system dependent. The ocean, surrounding islands, native plants, and native animals are the support system for the eco-driven tourism that visits our delightful Dunedin. The Dunedin Film School uses entertainment’s most innovative technology to tell the story of Dunedin underwater. Learn how to operate underwater video technology and tell the story of Dunedin around you.

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