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megafestThe International Faith and Family Film Festival is excited to return to MegaFest in Dallas, Texas from August 20-22. The film festival will highlight the impact films can have through positive messages and be presented by a slate of Hollywood influencers.

Films from the Diversity in Cannes Short Film Showcase will be making their second appearance at the festival. These films from across the globe feature diverse characters and stories and display a wide range of faith voices. Other films that will be screened include “Captive,” “Hillsong: Let Hope Rise,” “3 ½ Minutes, Ten Bullets” and “War Room.”

The Film Festival will be featuring keynote speakers and panelists who represent expertise in all aspects of film making such as production and marketing. A host of Hollywood stars will be in attendance; including Kevin Frazier (co-host of “Entertainment Tonight”), Hill Harper (actor and author), David Oyelowo (breakout “Selma” star) and Robi Reed (Emmy-winning casting director).

The festival will also feature classes, breakout sessions, and panels between moving screenings. Sessions in financing, TV/film scriptwriting, and directing have been added to this year’s line-up.  A panel session held after the screening of “3 ½ Minutes, Ten Bullets” to discuss racial tensions and the media will be led by Sybrina Fulton (the mother of Trayvon Martin), Benjamin Crump (representative of Martin’s family and Michael Brown’s family), and others.

The International Faith and Family Film Festival is expected to reach nearly 1 million people worldwide. For a complete list of scheduled events for the film festival, click here.

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