Palenque International Film Festival
promotes, preserves and honors Maya Culture, as well as other Historical Cultures around the World. The Festival also welcomes all type of Films, primarily films related to Archeology, History, Astronomy, Natural Sciences, Research, Exploration, Human and Social Sciences. Also Fiction Drama, Sci Fiction.

Congratulations to all Participants !!

for 2 Filmmakers Winners or Selected. We reserve the Right to Select the Winners of this.
If you are in Mexico anywhere and you decide to travel to Palenque on your own,
we can offer you 2 to 3 days accommodation in Beautiful place or reimburse your accommodation expenses we can determinate either option.
also you get 1 ticket to visit the Museum of Palenque and its Ruins.

We do not offer Transportation or reimbursement for Transportation

Digital Certificates Awards.
The Jury of these Films will be Directors of Organizations and Prestigious names in the Archeology World.

Best Feature Film
Best Short Film

Best Documentary Feature
Best Documentary Short

Best Director
Best Narrative
Best Edition

All International Films if possible are required to have Spanish Translations included or at least English translations.

Festival Team and its administration are a totally Independent organization,
not aligned to any political, not to any religious, not to any ideology or organization.

Professional behavior is required at all times, right after your submission, during and after the Festival.

Overall Rating
  • I'm so proud for my film Embers of the Sun to have been included in this amazing event, and deeply grateful for the award it received. Palenque IFF is a unique celebration of archaeologically-themed films at one of the most incredible cultural heritage sites in the world. Highest recommendation!

    December 2023
    Response from festival:

    It is our Pleasure to had your Film Screen on our Festival ~
    We look forward sincerely to see your future works

    Great Honor to have you at our Festival !
    Best Wishes from all of our Team.