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 it has continued to promote and celebrate history presented through motion picture ever since.
The 2019 Film Festival is underway! Submissions are now being accepted until the regular deadline of December 12, 2018, and late submissions will be accepted until January 12, 2019. Check out the Film Submission page for the rules and guidelines, as well as the link to our FilmFreeway page.
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.