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Festival News

2017 DTLA Film Festival
Announces Short Films

10 Distinct Programs of Short-Form Content Offer
Wide Range of Genres From Comedy to SciFi and Documentary

Local Filmmakers Showcased In ‘Only In DTLA’
and UCLA V. USC Programs

Webisode Series Showcases The Best in New Internet Content,
Including Spotlights on Creators of ‘555’ and ‘Caleb Gallo’

LOS ANGELES — September 14, 2017 — The 9th annual DTLA Film Festival, Sept. 21-30 at L.A. LIVE, announced today its short film line-up comprised of 10 distinctly different programs of all genres.

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2017 DTLA Film Festival
Announces Feature Films

More Than 100 Films of All Genres to Screen Sept. 21-30 at Regal L.A. LIVE and Venues Throughout DTLA

Theatrical Releases from The Orchard, Samuel Goldwyn, Indie Rights and Official Selections from Sundance, Tribeca and SXSW

Tommy Swerdlow’s A THOUSAND JUNKIES
To Open Festival’s 9th Edition

Curated Series Include ENEMY NATIONS, A Showcase of Foreign Films Reflecting the Festival’s Theme – ‘Movies. Not Walls.’ and MORE THAN FILM, a Look at Next Gen TV and Video Games

LOS ANGELES – September 1, 2017 – The 9th annual DTLA Film Festival, Sept. 21-30 at L.A. LIVE, announced today its feature films including all documentary and narrative feature-length films in competition. The festival’s lineup includes motion pictures of all genres, representing countries spanning the globe. In keeping with this year’s theme – “Movies. Not walls” – the festival will host the first Enemy Nations Film Series. This series will present films from the countries labeled by immigration initiatives and Presidential tweets as homes to enemies of the state.

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Film Festival Roundup: DTLA Film Fest Announces Call for Entries, 2017 Dates

The DTLA Film Festival announced today that its 9th annual edition will be held September 21 – 30, 2017 in venues throughout burgeoning downtown Los Angeles, including Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE.

9th DTLA Film Festival Announces 2017 Dates And Call for Entries

DTLA Film Festival announced today that its 9th annual edition will be held Sept. 21-30, 2017 in venues throughout burgeoning downtown Los Angeles, including Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE.

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Festival Debuts 2017 Trailer

The 9th Annual DTLA Film Festival has debuted its official festival trailer. Designed by festival art director Vlad Aksenov, the trailer carries forward the theme of the 2017 festival, “Movies. Not Walls.” See it here:

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