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The 2022 BHFF FILM ENTRIES are now open exclusively on

Film Freeway

​BHFF seeks entries in feature length and shorts in narrative and documentary
categories as well as student films. Special attention is given to projects dealing
with Native American/Indigenous themes as well as South Dakota films for our
“Reel South Dakota Stories” segment of the festival. BHFF would also like to
encourage submission of COMEDY NARRATIVES in both short and feature

BHFF submission deadlines are:
March 1, 2023 - Regular Deadline
April 1, 2023 - Late Deadline
May 1, 2023 - Extended Deadline
June 30, 2023 - Notification Date

Event Date - September 29 – October 1, 2023​

BHFF seeks films for streaming on our year-round Indie Film Channel. Opportunity for income and increased visibility while waiting for that big distribution deal. Films already screened at the BHFF in the past will have preference. Please contact with film name you wish to submit and to receive more information.

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