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Oakland Short Film Festival

Oakland Short Film Festival brings independent films from around the globe to one of the most upcoming destinations in the film industry.

Loyal to our vision to showcase emerging talents and highlight the importance of the cinema beyond budget, background and genre, OAKFF always features a diverse screening program.

Our main aim is to connect the filmmakers with the audience and offer a connecting hub for cinephiles, artists and industry experts.

Oakland Short Film Festival took place for the first time in 2019 and after two years of online screenings due to Covid-19 restrictions, has returned to the cinema halls with the vision to expand further.

Oakland Short Film Festival is organised by HFP, a pioneer organisation that runs Film Festivals and other events showcasing and championing ideas of diversity. Through our global series of film Festivals that spread in 13 countries, we open the path to voices with a compelling story to share. Our main mission is to honour independent cinema and establish a network of artists eager to join forces and spread their work across all nations. HF runs 25 film Festivals worldwide.