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The Irish Are Coming

The Festival is proud to continue its ongoing tradition of bringing the very best of contemporary Irish cinema to Tucson. Come meet Irish filmmaker Des Kilbane who will be presenting his acclaimed documentary “A Fighting Heart” at 6pm on Monday.  Then don’t miss the delightful Irish shorts program that follows at 8pm.

Irish films continue on Tuesday with the hit film “Trampoline” at 8pm and the comedy “The O’Briens” on Wednesday at 8pm. Eight Irish films over three days – what more can you ask for?

Welcome to the 2014 Arizona International Film Festival

Staying true to its mission of showcasing independent film, the Arizona International Film Festival has exhibited over 2,260 films representing 90 countries to over 138,000 patrons in southern Arizona. And now, we are honored to present 136 more films representing 31 countries to Arizona audiences.

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Festival filmmakers reach out to Tucson youth

Thank you Festival filmmakers – Praheme and Michael LeMelle of “Troop 491: The Adventures of the Muddy Lions,” Jen Gilomen of “Life on the Line” and Allan Luebke and Glena Avila of “Glena” for sharing their knowledge and passion with Tucson kids at Pueblo High School, Desert View High School, Tucson High Magnet School, the Roy Drachman Boys and Girls Clubhouse, and Ajo Juvenile Detention Center.

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Tucson Welcomes Festival Filmmakers

Out-of-town visitors have a variety of choices when it comes to resting their heads after an exciting day at the Festival! The historical Hotel Congress, which housed and aided in the arrest of infamous bank robber John Dillinger, the Hotel Arizona, a hub for all things downtown Tucson, Hotel Tucson, where cinematic legend John Wayne used to stay, and our newest hotels, the Riverpark Inn and Country Inn & Suites. Each hotel features discounted rates for anyone attending the Arizona International Film Festival. Watch here for more information and rates.