Monday, April 17, 2017

Filmfest DC Returns, April 20-30th

Opening Night: Émilie Dequenne stars in This Is Our Land

From our friends at Filmfest DC...

Filmfest DC Returns, Celebrating 31 Years of International Cinema

Special focus this year on Division and Debate

Pack those bags and get a front row seat to 45 countries around the world! Filmfest DC returns for its 31st year, bringing films from around the world to DC for 11 days of cinema discovery. There’s something for everyone, with lighthearted comedies, on the edge of your seat thrillers, musical marvels and even a new section, Division and Debate, dedicated to films covering today’s contentious political issues.

Advance tickets are now available for purchase online (click here) and a limited number of tickets will be available at the theater the day of showing. The film schedule (click here) can be viewed online and a full printed program, was published in the Friday, April 14 issue of The Washington Post.

The Opening Night celebration will take place on Thursday, April 20 and feature This Is Our Land, starring Émilie Dequenne, followed by a reception. Tickets are $45: Click here to purchase tickets online.

What: 31st Annual Filmfest DC

When: April 20-30, 2017

Where: Landmark E Street Cinema and AMC Mazza Gallerie will host the films.

Website: Additional information, including film summaries, ticket purchases and opening and closing night events is available at

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Event Information: Members of the public who have questions should call (202) 234-FILM (3456) or email