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ILLUMINATE 2017 Photo Gallery

Keep up to date with the 2017 festival photos posted each evening. Check it out!


2017 Award Winners Announced

See who took home the festival's coveted audience awards and jury prizes.


Register for Film Festival Retreat

Ignite your spirit at the ILLUIMINATE Film Festial Retreat in Santa Cruz, Oct 6-9, 2017.

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Mission Statement

Our mission is to expand human consciousness through cinema.

ILLUMINATE is the world's premier film festival for conscious cinema. Dedicated to spreading enlightened ideas and pushing humanity forward, ILLUMINATE is a landmark destination event and centerpiece for conscious content. Founded on the premise that the language of film is universal and a dynamic force in carrying messages to the masses, the Festival showcases the best of conscious media to uplift, inspire and transform.