The event which will run this weekend -- has grown in popularity and prestige over the years.
Festival Director Orit Schwartz.
"This year is a marker for us. Tenth year. Very awesome. We're thrilled. It's fantastic. I think we've got 100 filmmakers."
Schwartz says there were more than 400 submissions for this year's film festival and 82 films were selected -- including features, shorts and documentaries.
They are being shown at six different venues around central Oregon through Sunday.