FILM SUBMISSIONS OPEN December 1, 2018 on FilmFreeway!

Welcome to the
Global Impact
Film Festival!

Our 5th Annual will take place AUGUST 23- 25, 2019 in Washington, D.C.

The Global Impact Film Festival (GIDC), brought to you by DCBX, is a dynamic independent film festival in Washington, D.C. that focuses on empowering lives by celebrating the power of media for social justice. We showcase documentary and narrative short films that provoke and inspire social change.

WHO WE ARE

We are digital media professionals, socially-minded filmmakers, philanthropists, change makers and social entrepreneurs. Our goal is to bring like- minded individuals together to bring awareness on several social justice issues by showcasing short narrative and documentary works and creating change by inviting non-profit organizations that correlate with some of the major topics of the films.

Create an Impact through film

SHORT DOCUMENTARIES


We are looking for documentaries that provoke and inspire social change. We want to motivate our audiences to react to the many social just issues happening around the world. 

SHORT NARRATIVES


"Storytelling is at the heart of the human experience." The short narrative can be any genre that makes an impact on its audience. We are looking for short films that create a social impact on the human experience, no matter what that experience may be.

SUBMISSION DEADLINES


Submissions open from December 1st 2018 to April 2019 with Earlybird, Regular, Late and Extended Deadlines. For the most up to date info, make sure to check us out on Withoutabox or FilmFreeway.

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