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Summer Schedule

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Check out some highlights from the 2019 Deep in the Heart Film Festival

We are proud to be one of the  Top 100 Best Reviewed Festivals!

We are proud to be one of the
Top 100 Best Reviewed Festivals!

”Wow! Just got back from the 2019 Deep in the Heart Film Festival. What an incredible festival. You can tell it was put together by filmmakers. It really focuses on building a community and not a competition. I'm not sure what their screening process is but the quality of films I saw was much better than most of the larger festivals I've been to. Submit your film. So worth it.”

- Jason Walter Vaile, Filmmaker

Deep in the Heart FF 2019 Awards Luncheon  at the Dr. Pepper Museum

Deep in the Heart FF 2019 Awards Luncheon
at the Dr. Pepper Museum



The Deep in the Heart Film Festival specializes in films that move, films that thrill, and films that make you feel! You'll see stories that'll make you laugh, cry, or even scream. Comedy, drama, horror, thriller, documentary, animation -- annually in Waco!

If you'd like to learn more about attending the fest, click here.

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