Filmfest DC Board of Directors

Max N. Berry, Chair
Attorney at Law

Arch Campbell
Film Critic and Entertainment Reporter

Albert Casciero
Former Director, Learning Resources Division, University of the District of Columbia

Tony Gittens
Director, Washington, DC International Film Festival

Arnold P. Lutzker
Lutzker & Lutzker LLP

Ted Pedas
President, Circle Films, Inc.

Festival Staff

Tony Gittens
Festival Director

Shirin Ghareeb
Deputy Festival Director

Muna Abdulkader
Coordinating Assistant

Charles Powell
Technical Coordinator

Abbe Karp
Video Conferencing Coordinator

Constance Blackwell
Stephen Kharfen

Staff Coordinators

Juliet Burch
Shorts Program Co-Curator

Tripp Donnelly
Avelyn Austin
Carly Mustich
Emma Buthusiem


Kendra Rubinfeld
Travis Hare


Chad Evans Wyatt

Nancy Cao
Jacob Audouin

Festival Assistants


Tony Gittens
Senior Programmer

Shirin Ghareeb

Linda Blackaby
Senior Programming Consultant

Programming Advisors

Manjula Kumar
President/Executive Director Global Performing Arts

Peggy Parsons
Head, Department of Film, National Gallery of Art

Cornelius Moore
Programming Consultant

Festival Catalog

Judy Bloch
Dave Nuttycombe
Miguel Pendas

Film Note Writers

Jill Tunick

C. Patrick Lowry
Graphic Design

Alexis Thornlow
Catalog Cover Design

Festival Website

Tuan Tran
Website Programmer and Designer

Filmfest DC Trailer

Faith McKane
Nathan Ridings

Film and Video Studies George Mason University

Special Thanks To

Angie Gates
Herbert Niles

Office of Cable Television, Film, Music & Entertainment

Emanuele Amendola
Michele Giacalone

Embassy of Italy, Italian Cultural Institute

Hungu Lee
Korean Cultural Center in Washington, DC

Amanda Kraus
Assistant Professor of Sound and Editing George Mason University

Shannon Moore
Allied Global Marketing


Staff Pictures by Chad Evans Wyatt

Liliane Blom & Anne Delaney
Rita & Constance Blackwell
Aimee Bosse
Donné Malloy-Murray & Jill Larvo
Tuan Tran and John Hall
Muna Abdulkader & Christopher Teed
Stephen Kharfen & Don Bush
Nancy & Chad Evans Wyatt

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