Friday, March 24th - Tuesday, March 28th, 2023

Fierce. Independent. Outspoken.  Welcome to the inaugural Valkyrie International Film Festival (VIFF), a Buffalo-based celebration of films directed by women of all backgrounds. VIFF will be held every year in March, during Women's History Month. Participate in something special from the beginning! We have an abbreviated submissions period for our first year, so act now.

Submissions for VIFF 2023 are now closed! Thank you so much to everyone who submitted their work for consideration.

Submission Categories

Narrative Short (1 - 40 minutes)

Documentary Short (1 - 40 minutes)

Experimental Short (1 - 40 minutes)

Western New York Short (1 - 40 minutes)

Student Film (any length)

Narrative Feature (41 - 120 minutes)

Documentary Feature (41 - 120 minutes)

Experimental Feature (41 - 120 minutes)

Western New York Feature (41 - 120 minutes)