Filmfest DC 2017: Washington's International Film Festival

Photo courtesy of First Run Features

Dates: April 20-30, 2017

Filmfest DC is an annual event that showcases a wide range of extraordinary new films from around the world. The Filmfest DC program includes a global range of cultures, music, and politics, representing cinema from over 45 countries. There are opening and closing night events, discussions with directors, movie premieres and free programs for children and senior citizens. The films span across a variety of categories, including World View (international), The Lighter Side (comedy), Trust No One (thrillers), Rhythms On & Off Screen (music and dance), Justice Matters (social justice), Shorts (international and women-produced) and a new feature: Division and Debate.

2017 Filmfest DC Events

  • To Be Announced

Festival Locations

Abramson Auditorium NYU - 1307 L St. NW
AMC Mazza Gallerie -5300 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Avalon Theatre - 5612 Connecticut Ave. NW
Embassy of France - 4101 Reservoir Rd. NW
Goethe-Institut Washington - 812 7th St. NW
Landmark E Street Cinema - 555 11th St. NW
National Gallery of Art - East Building Auditorium, 4th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
National Geographic Society - 1600 M St. NW
Regal Cinemas Gallery Place - 701 7th St. NW
Union Station - 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE
Landmark Bethesda Row Cinema - 7235 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD

FilmFest DC Tickets

General Admission is $11/per person to most films. Some events are free of charge and are on a first come, first serve basis.


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