To schedule a screening of Arrested (Again), please contact the distributor, CFMDC

October 04, 2019

Eugene Environmental Film Festival

The Eugene Environmental Film Festival is a multi-venue weekend event full of meaningful and inspiring films, discussions, speakers, workshops, art, live performance and music in downtown Eugene, Oregon.

June 01, 2019

Georgia Documentary Film Festival

The Georgia Documentary Film Festival screens independently produced documentary films from around the world in Atlanta.

February 25, 2019

Phenomenal Film Festival

The Phenomenal Film Festival is partnering with the Film Development Council of the Philippines to bring the festival to the Cinematheque Center in Manila. The festival will be featuring short and feature films from local and international filmmakers. 

October 21, 2018

Mystic Film Festival

Through events, community engagement, industry panels, workshops, and film screenings by acclaimed and up-and-coming talent, Mystic Film Festival aims to create a special experience for both filmmaker and audience.

September 25, 2018

Rivne International Film Festival, Ukraine

July 06, 2018

Walla Walla Movie Crush

The Walla Walla Movie Crush showcases America's most intoxicating blend of short cinema, from vintage filmmakers as well as fresh upstarts.  

June 02, 2018

NH Docs

NHdocs is the the premiere film festival for documentary features and shorts in Connecticut and the surrounding areas.

May 18, 2018

Sioux Empire Film Festival

The mission of the Sioux Empire Film Festival is to build awareness of independent film and film as an art form and provide educational opportunities for local and national filmmakers.

May 04, 2018

New Haven International Film Festival

This year’s NHIFF line up of more than 100 films is represented by some of the most intriguing and thought provoking film projects of the year.

May 02, 2018

Philadelphia Independent Film Festival

May 03, 2018

Newport Beach Film Festival

The Newport Beach Film Festival seeks to bring to Orange County the best of classic and contemporary filmmaking from around the world. 

April 28, 2018

Indy Film Festival

The Indy Film Fest champions movies that entertain, challenge, and expand our perspectives. 

April 19, 2018

Humboldt International Film Festival

The HIFF has been bringing independent and alternative short films to Humboldt County for 51 years. As the world’s oldest student-run film festival, we create a unique venue for digital media that enjoys an international reputation for supporting and celebrating independent filmmakers.

April 13, 2018

Ashland Independent Film Festival

Described as “like Sundance only warmer,” AIFF is the largest independent film festival in Southern Oregon and the Siskiyou region of California. 

April 04, 2018

Show Me Justice Film Festival

The Show Me Justice Film Festival is an international film festival that brings films from around the world to the Midwest to showcase the theme of social justice. 

March 23, 2018

Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival

The North Bay's premier film festival.

March 08, 2018

Beeston Film Festival

The biggest international short film festival in the British Midlands in its fourth year, taking place on 8th-11th March 2018.

March 08, 2018

Pasadena International Film Festival

For nine days and nights, the Laemmle Playhouse 7 showcases more than 100 PIFF entrants from 15+ countries including features, shorts, documentaries, music videos, animation and web series. 

February 16, 2018

Copa Shorts Film Fest

Plan to join us for Copa Shorts Film Fest’s 2018 film and screenplay showings from February 16-18, 2018.


February 10, 2018

Frozen River Film Festival

The Frozen River Film Festival offers documentary films and programming that engage, educate and activate the community to become involved in the world.


January 27, 2018

Dublin Smartphone Film Festival

A brand new international festival dedicated to celebrating work shot on Smartphone and Tablets.  

December 09, 2017

Out of the Can Film Festival

A new film festival in Derby, England.


November 16, 2017

Pomegranate Film Festival

Now in its 12th year, the Pomegranate Film Festival is a unique community event celebrating Armenian inspired film in Toronto.

November 15, 2017

North Dakota Human Rights Festival

The mission of the North Dakota Human Rights Film and Arts Festival (NDHRFF) is to educate, engage and facilitate discussion around local and worldwide human rights topics through the work of filmmakers and artist. 2017 is the inaugural year for both festivals.

November 12, 2017


Hollywood's Only Film Festival 100% Dedicated to Films About Social Change

November 08, 2017

Weyauwega International Film Festival

We are here to celebrate film and filmmaking and to bring filmmakers together from around the world to share their work with our film-going public as well as each other.

November 03, 2017

Arpa International Film Festival

Arpa International Film Festival is dedicated to cultivating cultural understanding and global empathy by creating a dynamic forum for international cinema. Over the past 20 years, the festival has bridged cultural divides by fostering dialogue among people of diverse backgrounds.

November 03, 2017

YoFiFest - The Yonkers Film Festival

Honored as one of FilmFreeways "Top 100 Best Reviewed Festivals" and voted “Best of Westchester” in Westchester Magazine’s annual 2014 poll and named one of the “Top 10 Things To Do In Yonkers” in 2015 by The Journal News/, YoFi Fest is curated by award-winning film and television professionals and designed to encourage audiences and filmmakers to watch and talk about movies together.  

November 02, 2017

Cape Cod International Film Festival

October 28, 2017

Savannah Film Festival

The Savannah College of Art and Design presents the annual festival, filled with cinematic creativity from both award-winning professionals and emerging student filmmakers. Each year more than 50,000 people attend the eight-day SCAD Savannah Film Festival. 

October 23, 2017

Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival

The international Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival is Malaysia’s first and longest-running environmental film festival. In the last nine years, the Festival has reached out to approximately 80,000 Malaysians through its film screenings and programs at selected venues all over the Peninsula.

October 19, 2017

Document International Human Rights Film Festival, Glasgow

Document Festival is Scotland’s international human rights documentary film festival, established in 2003. It provides a unique platform that attracts Scottish, British and international documentary filmmakers and promotes local and international discussion, cultural exchange and education. By screening the best of recent and historical human rights documentaries, Document is a crucial space for the visibility and consideration of documentary film as an art form and social practice.

October 15, 2017

Santa Cruz Film Festival

"We don't just watch films, we experience them. Pulling from the varied creative talents of our community we enhance each film screening by making it a unique event that cannot be replicated. You don't come here to see a film, you come to remember it."

October 13, 2017

Royal Starr Film Festival

The Royal Starr Film Festival (RSFF) is an international film festival centered in downtown Royal Oak Michigan. RSFF will take place over 4 days (October 12th – 15th, 2017) with film screenings, VIP events, and community activities.

October 07, 2017

Lid Off Film Festival

LID OFF is a third-year film festival in Lucas, Kansas which is located in lovely Central Kansas and situated on the Postrock Scenic Byway. Much like the town's bountiful arts destination landmarks, such as The Garden of Eden, Grassroots Art Center, Florence Deeble Rock Garden, Garden of Isis, and World's Largest, this festival will consist of film programs centered around grassroots art, local/regional films and filmmakers, and a variety of work in both documentary and fictional-narrative.

September 30, 2017

Catalina Film Festival

The Catalina Film Festival, an annual celebration of film on the only California Coast resort island, features more than 90 films, nightly events and entertainment. From Charlie Chaplin to Marilyn Monroe, celebrities and filmmakers have flocked to Catalina for inspiration. 

September 29, 2017

Crested Butte Film Festival, Crested Butte, CO

The film festival is Crested Butte's premier cultural event of the fall showcasing over 100 documentaries, narratives and short films from around the world.

September 24, 2017

Wine Country Film Festival, Glen Ellen, CA

The  Wine Country Film Festival is Wine Country’s original showcase of international and independent films started in 1986. Cinematic Magic in Kenwood and Glen Ellen, CA just 45 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge. WCFF also hosts an exciting array of engaging conversations with attending filmmakers, actors, and notable guests, live music performances and special presentations.

September 16, 2017

DocuWest Film Festival, Denver, CO

DocuWest’s mission is to present our audiences with stories that are not only astonishing and jarring, but awe-inspiring and thought-provoking. These stories enable dialogue and discourse to take place over the people, events, and subjects presented in each film.

September 15, 2017

Harrisburg-Hershey Film Festival

HHFF promotes local, national and international independent cinema in Central Pennsylvania. 

September 13, 2017


Take a hip, exciting film festival -- and stretch it out over a year of Wednesdays. That's what people with FilmFest52! Every Wednesday brings another wonderful screening of every imaginable category of independent films. Evenings infused with intellectual rewards and fulfillment -- plus some great parties! 

September 09, 2017

Reno-Tahoe International Film Festival

A festival run by filmmakers, for filmmakers.

September 08, 2017

Atlanta DocuFest

2017 marks our 12th annual celebration of documentary filmmakers, their films and their fans. During the last 12 years, the Atlanta Docufest has continued to bring you the best in independent documentary film from across the globe. DocuFest showcases meaningful life stories which educate and entertain audiences of every demographic.

September 08, 2017

DC Shorts Film Festival, Washington, DC

The largest short film event on the East Coast, the festival has been named as the “Coolest Short Film Festival” by MovieMaker Magazine, and is a three-time winner of the Washington City Paper’s “Coolest Short Film Festival” contest/award.

September 08, 2017

Portobello Film Festival, London

The UK's biggest independent film competition.

September 08, 2017

Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema

Four nights of free screenings and music, showcasing the work of local filmmakers and musicians in parks,
playgrounds and smaller venues around Bernal Heights, San Francisco.

September 03, 2017

Benicia Film Festival, Benecia, CA

Join us for Benicia’s 4th Annual Film Festival! The Benicia Arts and Culture Commission is sponsoring the Benicia Film Festival which will be held September 1-3, 2017. The films will vary in genre and come from around the world

September 02, 2017

Long Beach Indie International Film Festival

Celebrating global diversity, the 4th Annual Long Beach Indie International Film Festival takes place August 30-September 3, 2017 at the Cinemark at the Pike Theaters in scenic Long Beach, CA. Presented by The California Endowment, the film festival is a central part of the five-day Long Beach Indie International Film, Media and Music Festival.

August 01, 2017

Woods Hole Film Festival, Woods Hole, MA

Arrested (Again) screens on at this festival on Cape Cod as part of the Decisions and Their Consequences Shorts Program.

June 04, 2017

San Francisco DocFest

Arrested (Again) plays twice at this venerable San Francisco festival: Sunday, June 4, at 12:30 pm and Tuesday, June 6, at 7:15 pm, both at the Roxie Theatre as part of the Bay Area Voices block.

May 27, 2017

Say It Loud Film Festival

Films at this Baltimore festival are selected based on their ability to move, touch and inspire viewers. The purpose is to unite, engage and inspire all filmmakers and audience members, around the world.

May 21, 2017

NYC Short Documentary Film Festival - New York Premiere!

Arrested (Again) plays this new film festival, celebrating its second year.

May 12, 2017


Arrested (Again) plays at this new documentary film festival produced by the people behind the Mill Valley Film Festival, opening for a sneak preview of "Heather Booth: Changing the World".

April 23, 2017

Earth Port Film Festival - East Coast Premiere!

Arrested (Again) has been named Best Very Short Film at this festival in Newburyport, MA.

April 23, 2017

San Francisco Green Film Festival - World Premiere!

See the film on the big screen for the first time, opening for a newly restored copy of Dark Circle. Karen and Dan will be in attendance!

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Arrested (Again) star Karen Topakian (left) and filmmaker Dan Goldes at the film's World Premiere at the San Francisco Green Film Festival on April 23, 2017.

April 02, 2018

"Arrested (Again)" to Screen at 2018 Indy Film Fest

During an age when the click of a "like" button or the forwarding of the latest meme often passes off as grassroots activism, someone like Karen Topakian is both hard to believe and incredibly refreshing. 

August 04, 2017

We Are Moving Stories - Arrested (Again)

A San Francisco activist puts her body on the line for what she believes in. Interview with "Arrested (Again)" Director/Producer Dan Goldes

June 01, 2017