A 9-day all-walk festival, makes its home in one of the most unique destinations of the American South, the Historic Spa City of Hot Springs, with all screenings and parties held within easy walking distance. Known for its eccentric charm and unbeatable hospitality, the city of Hot Springs is an ideal place to mix and mingle with industry professionals, filmmakers, and celebrity guests far from the intensity of the Hollywood scene. Each October, film-lovers and filmmakers gather to immerse themselves in more than 100 of the best international features and shorts the documentary world has to offer, and to attend unforgettable events and parties. Through its 27 year history, Hot Springs has hosted many of the greats in documentary film and is known for its warmth and hospitality to filmmakers.

Check out the full detailed schedule at www.hsdfi.org

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For more information call 501-538-0452 or email info@hsdfi.org

Office Open to the public: 10:00AM-4:00PM

  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays or by appointment 

HSDFF Office located at the Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce

  • 659 Ouachita Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901
  • Office: 501-538-0452