DIFF Archive

SXSW Movie Review: ‘Master’

Greetings again from the darkness. With her first feature film, writer-director Mariama Diallo shows us that the terror of racism need not be blatant and obvious, and can be subtle and generational. Thanks to Jordan Peele, horror films have become de rigueur for exposing ...Read More

DIFF Movie Review: ‘Ophelia’

Review by Jacqueline Hipes Women don’t often fare well in Shakespeare’s plays. Although written with as much dimension as the men, they rarely find themselves in a better position at the end of the play than the one they held at the start. At ...Read More

DIFF 2019 Award Winners

DIFF 2019 – Award Winners The 13th annual Dallas International Film Festival wrapped up on April 18, 2019. This year’s festival presented more than 150 films, and the award winners from all categories were announced. “We are proud to present the award recipients of ...Read More

DIFF Movie Review: ‘Freaks’

Review by Jacquelin Hipes Chloe (Lexy Kolker) spends every day reciting her new identity back to her father (Emile Hirsch). Beneath the names and dates and details, one fact remains paramount: Chloe is Normal. They both say the word with such gravity, such reverence, ...Read More