Presented as part of the Des Moines Arts Festival, the Interrobang film festival is a three-day event taking place during the Des Moines Arts Festival. The audience - whether cinema enthusiasts or curious newcomers - can experience curated screenings from films around the globe.
Winner of the Grand Pinnacle Award from the International Festivals & Events Association
Winner of the Encore Award from Bravo Greater Des Moines
Proud Inductee to the National Association of Independent Artists Hall of Fame
Named Best Cultural Attraction by Des Moines Business Record

New for 2019: We are officially IMDB eligible. So our awards are verified and populated on the IMDB website.

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Best Short Documentary -
Best Feature Narrative -
Best Short Narrative -
Best of Iowa -
IFF Producer's Choice -

Interrobang Film Festival is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes.

The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations.

The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless Interrobang Film Festival from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.

Interrobang does not pay screening fees of any type.

Overall Rating
  • Great festival with a wonderful selection of films. Good communication. Will be submitting here again.

    July 2019
  • Programming was great and hospitality and communication were superb.

    July 2019
  • Jack Truman

    Interrobang rocked!!! Great people. Friendly. And award winning!!! And they promote the hell out of your film!

    July 2018
  • Thomas C. Johnson

    Tremendous festival put on by well-informed, lovely people.

    July 2018
  • Shari Hamrick-Grewal

    This festival is an absolute gem! The festival staff all were patient and kind. They informed us every step and went out of their way to make all the filmmakers feel special. This festival is not to be missed.

    July 2018