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11th Annual Chagrin Documentary Film Festival

October 6th - 11th, 2020


Congratulations to CDFF alum, Carol Dysinger, for her Oscar win!

Local audiences first saw Oscar’s Best Documentary Short Subject winner Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl) at the 2019 Chagrin Documentary Film Festival. 


Submissions are now open!

Submit your film to CDFF 2020

"The entire team at CDFF put on one of the best documentary film festivals in America. They treat the filmmakers like royalty and the entire town gets behind the festival making it a truly unforgettable experience."

- 2019 Filmmaker

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“just what the human spirit is capable of...”

The Chagrin Documentary Film Festival is dedicated to David Ponce
and to all of the talented filmmakers who share their stories with us at this Festival.

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