The 16th Oakland International Film Festival consists of showcasing independent films Made in Oakland and from around the world throughout the East Bay. Additionally, networking events, parties and opportunities for sponsors to showcase their products are available.

Awards & Prizes

Best Feature film
Best Short film
Best film "Made in Oakland."

Rules & Terms

I, the undersigned acknowledge and agree as follows: I have read, understood and compiled with all eligibility requirements of categories for which I would like this film to be considered. To the best of my knowledge, all of the statements in this document are true. This film is not subject to litigation nor is threatened by any litigation. I am duly authorized to submit this film to the Festival and it's competition. I understand that if accepted, all shipping costs of the film/video will be the responsibility of the filmmaker, I agree to allow the festival permission to screen the film/video in the festival and to use portions of the film/video and accompanying photos and publicity materials for promotion and publicity purposes of the Festival. I hold the Oakland International Film Festival ("Festival") and the Oakland Film Society harmless from damage to or loss of the print en route or otherwise Festival's possession of film.

2 Reviews

Overall Rating
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    Donna Roberts

    Great Festival. Intreating venues and partnerships. Closing evening was amazing with original cast from Roots Series speaking and presenting awards..
    We won Best Documentary!

    May 2017
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    hossein rabiei dastjerdi

    Thank you so much for your nice festival

    April 2017