Welcome to the USA Film Festival, a 44-year-old, Dallas-based, year-round 501(c)3 organization dedicated to the recognition and promotion of excellence in the film and video arts and to bringing filmmakers and audiences together.
April 23-27, 2014
44th Annual USA Film Festival
To view a PDF of the 2013 schedule, click here
2014 schedule coming soon!
Watch the Oscars on the Big Screen!
Sunday, March 2, 2014
For info about the Angelika Theater's 2014 viewing event, click�here
January 25-26, 2014
30th Annual KidFilm Festival
To view a PDF of the KidFilm schedule, click here!
To become a Member of the Festival and receive FREE SCREENINGS every month, contact us for membership info at:
Recent & upcoming screenings - FREE to Festival Members
Jodorowsky's Dune with director Frank Pavich in attendance
Gimme Shelter with actor Vanessa Hudgens, writer/director Ron Kraus and inspirational advocate Kathy DiFiore in attendance
August: Osage County
Starring (pictured below) Julianne Nicolson, Meryl Streep, Margo Martindale, Julia Roberts and Ewan McGregor
Also starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Juliette Lewis, Dermot Mulroney, Abigail Breslin, Sam Shepard and Chris Cooper
Saving Mr. Banks
Starring Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson star as Walt Disney and P.L. Travers
Screening of Kill Your Darlings with writer/director John Krokidas in attendance
Screening of Pulling Strings with actor Jaime Camil in attendance
Screening of One Direction: This Is Us with director Morgan Spurlock in attendance
Screening of In A World... with actor/writer/director Lake Bell in attendance
October 2012 events & screenings
Book signing and reception with actor Stephen Tobolowsky
The Paperboy preview screening
Argo preview screening
The Sessions preview screening
Wuthering Heights preview screening
Lincoln preview screening
Cloud Atlas preview screening
November 2012 events & screenings
Late Quartet with reception for USAFF members
Hitchcock with writer Stephen Rebello
Hyde Park on Hudson
December 2012 events & screenings
Gangster Squad with champagne reception for members
January 2013 events & screenings
Stand Up Guys
29th Annual KidFilm Festival
February 2013 events & screenings
TCM's Road to the Festival/Rio Bravo screening with Angie Dickinson in attendance
Oscar RoadTrip Dallas
Oscar Experience: Dallas
March 2013 events & screenings
42 with Chadwick Boseman in attendance
May 2013 events & screenings
The Great Gatsby
June 2013 events & screenings
Fill the Void
July 2013 events & screenings
Girl Most Likely
August 2013 events & screenings
One Direction: This is Us with director Morgan Spurlock in attendance
In a World... with writer/director/actor Lake Bell in attendance
September 2013 events & screenings
The Fifth Estate
October 2013 events & screenings
Kill Your Darlings with writer/director John Krokidas in attendance
November 2013 events & screenings
Bottle Rocket 20th anniversary with writer Matt Zoller Seitz and saluting Kumar Pallana
Saving Mr. Banks
December 2013 screenings
August: Osage County
January 2014 events & screenings
Gimme Shelter with Vanessa Hudgens, Ron Krauss and Kathy DiFiore in attendance
-- Our website contains historical and basic information about the organization and programs.
Filmmakers can locate information on how to submit works.
Film Fans can locate information on how to join the Festival and attend our programs.
Sponsors can locate information on how to support our Outreach Programs and Public Events.
Note: We do not oversupply time and money to a website. Instead, those resources are spent supporting filmmakers by bringing films and filmmakers together with audiences to present multicultural programs every month, throughout the year.
Our most recent monthly events and program information can be found at our Facebook page www.facebook.com/usafilmfestival
Photos on this site have been provided by photographers and friends Lisa Stewart, Kristina Bowman, Tres Smith, Joe Laird, J. Alan Hansley, Andy Hanson,
Wyatt Yates, Sandy Marak and the SMU archives.
The USA Film Festival is supported, in part, by the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, the
Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Special Thanks to our Season Sponsors