Sunday, February 8, 2015

Filmfest DC Returns for Its 29th Year

From our friends at Filmfest DC...

Filmfest DC Returns to Washington, Celebrating 29 Years of Bringing Great Films to the Nation's Capital

The Washington, DC International Film Festival (Filmfest DC) returns to the nation’s capital this spring, April 16-26, 2015. As Washington’s oldest and largest film festival, Filmfest DC will showcase a diverse range of entertaining and thought-provoking films from around the globe, representing a variety of voices and perspectives. This year, the festival will assemble an exceptional program of films including features, documentaries, comedies, shorts and award winners for Washington residents and visitors. “Come see great movies,” says long-time Festival Director Tony Gittens, “We’re excited about this year’s lineup.”

Prominent Washingtonians can’t wait for this year’s festival:

Movie Critic Arch Campbell: “DC needs and deserves a rich cultural festival like Filmfest DC. I am delighted this treasure will return for another year."

DC Council member Jack Evans: “Our city is so much better with Filmfest DC than without it. The festival continues to make great contributions to Washington’s creative economy.”

DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Executive Director Lionell Thomas: “Over the years, Filmfest DC has become one of Washington, DC's premiere events. We are pleased to learn that the Washington International Film Festival will continue to bring great films to the nation’s capital.”

Full schedule and program to be announced soon.

What: 29th Annual Filmfest DC

When: April 16-26, 2015

Where: Multiple venues in the DC area. Locations to be announced soon.

Event Information: Members of the public who have questions should call (202) 274-5782 or email