Ogeechee International History Film Festival

The Ogeechee International History Film Festival is the only open submission, juried, international cinema program of its kind. In the past, festivals devoted to history films have been located in Europe. The OIHFF made its debut in March, 2017 in Statesboro, Georgia and this year it continues to promote and celebrate history presented through motion picture.

Submissions for the 2018 festival are now closed! Check out the Films page for information about the selected films and the Schedule page for information on when each film will be screened.

Tickets are now on sale! Click here to purchase tickets for the festival.

On February 22, 2018, the Ogeechee International History Film Festival will premiere in downtown Statesboro, Georgia. We will screen two premier films on the 22nd, and then begin the jury-screening of the film submissions on the 23rd. The high school competition will take place on the 24th.

Events include film screenings, panel discussions, reception, and a keynote address from the featured filmmaker. You won’t want to miss it!

This juried festival is sponsored by the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Georgia Southern University Department of History, the Georgia Council of the Arts, the Georgia Southern University Department of Political Science and International Studies, the Georgia Southern University Department of Communication Arts, the Georgia Southern University Department of Foreign Languages, the Georgia Southern University Film Club, and the Georgia Southern University History Club. To find out more about our partners, visit our Sponsors page.