DIFF HOST HOTEL: HOLIDAY INN DALLAS CENTRAL–PARK CITIES
From April 9-19, DIFF guests receive an individual room rate of $139. Click here to make your reservation, or call 888-983-5012 and ask for the Dallas International Film Festival rate.
Holiday Inn Dallas Central–Park Cities is just steps away from Angelika Film Center at Mockingbird Station and the fun and excitement of the Dallas International Film Festival.
The Holiday Inn Park Cities’ central location provides easy access to all of DIFF’s activities, plus Downtown Dallas, Southern Methodist University, Fair Park/Cotton Bowl, American Airlines Center and much more. Stroll down Greenville Avenue, through Victory Park, or shop till you drop at North Park Mall. Mockingbird Station is walking distance from the hotel and provides plenty of shopping, dining, and entertainment.
Dallas International Film Festival guests and out-of-town filmmakers will appreciate free wireless high-speed Internet access along with copy and printer services in the 24-hour business center. The hotel provides free shuttle service to Dallas Love Field Airport.
In between DIFF screenings, relax in your elegant renovated rooms, featuring stylish décor and amenities including a 37” flat panel TV and the best night’s sleep you’ve had in weeks. If you’re hungry you can head downstairs to our Restaurant & Lounge or receive room service in your room. Enjoy a swim in our crystal-clear indoor pool or energize in our full cardio Fitness Center. Whether planning a social event or a corporate meeting our 12,000 sq ft of meeting space and catering services will make your next event a success.
THE HIGHLAND HOTEL
5300 E. Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, Texas 75206
The Dallas International Film Festival is excited to hold many of our events at our hotel partner, The Highland Dallas.
The Highland is part of the Festival Village. There, you’ll find the DIFF Lounge on the hotel’s 9th floor, and they’ve partnered with us to host the DFS Honors on Friday, April 17. You’ll also find great ammenities at the hotel, such as Exhale Spa and Dallas’ hottest steakhouse, Knife.
Opened Summer 2014, The Highland is the first hotel in Hilton’s Curio Collection, a selection of one-of-a-kind properties that celebrate their individual personalities, while ensuring the quality and consistency that comes with world-class brand. It’s an honor we take seriously – though always with our signature sense of fun. So when you’re here, expect impeccable service and easy elegance, served with plenty of Big D charm and unexpected surprises. After all, our name is inspired by both our Highland Park location and the high-end, high-quality experience that awaits our guests.
6101 Hillcrest Avenue
Dallas, TX 75205
Hotel Lumen is a beacon of contemporary style and youthful energy centered in Dallas’ most elite bedroom community. Our Kimpton Hotel is located in the heart of University Park, steps from SMU and near Snider Plaza and Highland Park Village. The best boutiques, cafes and museums that Dallas has to offer are minutes away, and SMU’s famed Owen Fine Arts Center and Greer Garson Theatre are directly across the street.
DALLAS STAR AWARDS
Lone Star State legend and influential writer, actor and producer Carson first gained recognition as creator of the mockumentary, DAVID HOLZMAN’s DIARY (1968), and co-wrote PARIS, TEXAS (1984).
Danner is well regarded for her roles in films such as MEET THE PARENTS and THE GREAT SANTINI. The Emmy-winning and Golden Globe-nominated actress is alos know for her work on television shows such as Will & Grace and Huff.
A director for more than 40 years, Landis' films include NATIONAL LAMPOON’S ANIMAL HOUSE (1980), THE BLUES BROTHERS (1978) and AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON (1981).
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Phil Lord and Chris Miller are the prolific writing and directing duo behind some of today’s most successful comedy films including, THE LEGO MOVIE, 21 & 22 JUMP STREET and CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS.
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