April - May 2019
25 26 27
28 29 30 1 2 3 4

Washington, DC International Film Festival
April 25 – May 5

80 films • 45 countries • 11 days • 1 exciting festival

Check back soon for our full schedule of screenings, special events, and guests appearances.

Films Confirmed to Date

World View

    The Third Wife

  • The Bose Family (India) directed by Suman Ghosh
  • Cold Sweat (Iran) directed by Soheil Beiraghi
  • The Extraordinary Journey of Celeste Garcia (Cuba) directed by Arturo Infante
  • A Faithful Man (France) directed by Louis Garrel
  • General Magic (UK, USA) directed by Sarah Kerruish, Matt Maude
  • The Good Girls (Mexico) directed by Alejandra Márquez Abella
  • Joel (Argentina) directed by Carlos Sorín
  • Ladies in Black (Australia) directed by Bruce Beresford
  • More Than Blue (Taiwan) directed by Gavin Lin
  • Olympia (USA) directed by Gregory Dixon
  • Our Time (Mexico) directed by Carlos Reygadas
  • Screwdriver (Palestine, USA, Qatar) directed by Bassam Jarbawi

  • Sir

  • Sir (India) directed by Rohena Gera
  • Sprinter (Jamaica) directed by Storm Saulter
  • Supa Modo (Kenya, Germany) directed by Likarion Wainaina
  • Tehran: City of Love (Iran, UK) directed by Ali Jaberansari
  • The Third Wife (Vietnam) directed by Ash Mayfair
  • Traces of the Soul (UK) directed by Martin Cooper


  • The Best Sommelier in the World (Argentina) directed by Nicolás Carreras
  • Constructing Albert (Spain) directed by Laura Collado, Jim Loomis
  • Cuban Food Stories (Cuba, USA) directed by Asori Soto
  • Funke (USA) directed by Gabriel Taraboulsy

  • Michelin Stars: Tales From the Kitchen

  • Michelin Stars: Tales From the Kitchen (Denmark) directed by Rasmus Dinesen
  • Tazzeka (France, Morocco) directed by Jean- Phillipe Gaud

The Lighter Side

  • Champions (Spain) directed by Javier Fesser
  • Hopelessly Devout (Spain) directed by Marta Díaz de Lope Díaz
  • Sink or Swim (France, Belgium) directed by Gilles Lellouche
  • Tel Aviv on Fire (Luxembourg, France, Israel, Belgium) directed by Sameh Zoabi
  • Threesome (Canada) directed by Nicolas Monette

Trust No One

    The Accused

  • The Accused (Argentina, Mexico) directed by Gonzalo Tobal
  • Balloon (Germany) directed by Michael Herbig
  • DC Noir (USA) directed by George Pelecanos, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Nick Pelecanos, Stephen Kinigopoulos
  • Hidden Man (China) directed by Jiang Wen
  • Mothers' Instinct (Belgium) directed by Olivier Masset-Depasse
  • One Last Deal (Finland) directed by Klaus Härö
  • Profile (USA, Great Britain, Russia, Cyprus) directed by Timur Bekmambetov
  • The Purity of Vengeance (Denmark) directed by Christoffer Boe
  • The Realm (Spain) directed by Rodrigo Sorogoyen
  • The Spy Gone North (South Korea) directed by Yoon Jong-bin

Justice Matters

    The Sweet Requiem

  • The Corporate Coup d'Ètat (Canada) directed by Fred Peabody
  • Dear Walmart (USA) directed by Kiley Kraskouskas, Michael Blain
  • Las Sandinistas! (Nicaragua, USA) directed by Jenny Murray
  • Rafiki (Kenya) directed by Wanuri Kahiu
  • The Sweet Requiem (India, USA) directed by Ritu Sarin, Tenzing Sonam
  • A Tramway in Jerusalem (Israel, France) directed by Amos Gitai, shown with the short film A Letter to a Friend in Gaza (Israel) directed by Amos Gitai

Global Rhythms

    Hugh Hefner's After Dark: Speaking Out in America

  • Hugh Hefner's After Dark: Speaking Out in America (Canada) directed by Brigitte Berman
  • Impulso (Spain) directed by Emilio Belmonte
  • It Must Schwing! The Blue Note Story (Germany) directed by Eric Friedler
  • Le Grand Bal (France) directed by Laetitia Carton
  • Paris Song (Kazakhstan) directed by Jeff Vespa
  • Piazzolla, the Years of the Shark (Argentina, France, Japan) directed by Daniel Rosenfeld
  • Yuli (Spain) directed by Iciar Bollain

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