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Welcome to Filmfest DC 2014

Filmfest DC is back for its 28th year with an exciting new program of features, documentaries, and shorts representing the best in new cinema from around the globe.

Tickets Now On Sale!

CLOSING NIGHT: Sunday, April 27 at 4:00 PM - Lincoln Theatre
The Bachelor Weekend, followed by a party at Brixton - $20 - Buy Tickets

Trust No One: Espionage and Thrillers
It's back! Are you scared?! A selection of riveting and action packed films that will have you sitting on the edge of your seat.

The Lighter Side
Here to make you laugh... This series of international comedies will once again prove that politics isn't the only thing that's funny in Washington!

Feast Your Eyes
Eat Good Things. A special sidebar this year of films about what and how we eat.

The Bachelor Weekend

Justice Matters
Do the Right Thing. Now in its fifth year this juried competition focuses on social justice issues around the world.

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US and North American Premieres

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US Premiere Films

North American Premiere Films

Meet our special guests

Guest appearances are subject to change.
All festival guests will participate in an audience Q&A after their screenings.

Sunday, April 20

Monday, April 21

Tuesday, April 22

Wednesday, April 23

Thursday, April 24

  • Director Sherief ElKatsha: Cairo Drive (Egypt, USA)
  • Director Nagesh Kukunoor: Lakshmi (India)

Friday, April 25

  • Director Mariana Rondon and Producer Marite Ugas: Bad Hair (Venezuela)
  • Director Gayle Embrey: Beyond the Walls (Argentina, Australia, El Salvador, Israel, Liberia, Palestine, Slovenia, USA, UK)
  • Director Nagesh Kukunoor: Lakshmi (India)
  • Screenwriter Peter Birro: Waltz for Monica (Sweden)

Saturday, April 26

Watch Our 2014 Festival Trailer

Trailer created by:
LeRoy R. Konen, Jr.
Michele DiRenzo
Alexandra Noyes
- Cerebral Lounge


Julie Mays
Wall Matthews
Rich Isaac
- Clean Cuts Music & Sound Design

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