Sunday, April 15, 2018

Filmfest DC Returns, April 19-29

Streaker opens Filmfest DC, April 19th at AMC Mazza Gallerie

From our friends at Filmfest DC...

Filmfest DC Returns for Its 32nd Year of International Cinema and Cultural Discovery

Special focus this year on Cine Latino and international thrillers

Filmfest DC is back for its 32nd year in Washington, DC, bringing new and exciting international films to the community. Filmfest DC hosts 80 films from 45 countries to show across 11 days for one exciting festival.

This year’s films span a variety of categories, including World View (international), Trust No One (thrillers), Global Rhythms (music and dance), Justice Matters (social justice), Shorts (international, DC area and women-produced) and a new section they year, Cine Latino, featuring films from Chile, Brazil, Cuba, Spain, Argentina, Paraguay and more. Directors and filmmakers from many of these features will be present throughout the festival for questions and discussions.

Filmfest DC kicks off on April 19th at AMC Mazza Gallerie Theatres with the Swiss comedy Streaker and will close on April 29th at The Embassy of France with the French comedy Just to be Sure. Additional information, including film summaries and Opening and Closing night events, will be available soon at

Look for a full festival schedule in the Friday, April 13 edition of The Washington Post.

What: 32nd Annual Filmfest DC

When: April 19-29, 2018

Where: Landmark E Street Cinema (555 11th Street, NW) and AMC Mazza Gallerie (5300 Wisconsin Avenue, NW)

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

For over 30 years, Filmfest DC has sought to keep pace with global culture and social activities, taking a special focus on issues of the moment in hopes of increasing clarity and civil discourse. Filmfest DC is made possible by the support of our Board of Directors, sponsors, staff and hundreds of volunteers. Filmfest DC believes that good movies make the world a better place.