Please see Filmfest DC's 2020 award winners, film directors' interviews, and official trailers below.
A Son (Tunisia, France, Lebanon) directed by Mehdi M. Barsaoui
Máxima (Peru) directed by Claudia Sparrow
Our Lady of the Nile (France, Belgium, Rwanda) directed by Atiq Rahimi.
1982 (Lebanon, USA) directed by Oualid Mouaness.
La Llorona (Guatemala) directed by Jayro Bustamante.
Pureza (Brazil) directed by Renato Barbieri.
1982 (Lebanon) directed by Oualid Mouaness
Yalda: A Night For Forgiveness (Iran) directed by Massoud Bakhshi
A Mother (USA) directed by Natasha K. Ngaiza
Acuitzeramo (USA, Mexico) directed by Miguel Ángel Caballero
Q&A with Oualid Mouaness, director of 1982, interviewed by Herbert Niles
Q&A with Seamus Haley, co-director of Banksy Most Wanted, interviewed by Philippa Hughes
Q&A with Najwa Najjar, director of Between Heaven and Earth, interviewed by Mohamed K. Mohamed and Shirin Ghareeb
Q&A with Jessica Boykin-Settles, Jazz vocalist & educator: Billie, interviewed by Rusty Hassan
Q&A with Rubaiyat Hossain, director of Made in Bangladesh, interviewed by Manjula Kumar
Q&A with Claudia Sparrow, director of Máxima, interviewed by Linda Blackaby
Q&A with Grégory Magne, director of Perfumes, interviewed by Tony Gittens
Introduction by Renato Barbieri, director of Pureza
Q&A with Cheryl J. Crim, director of Resisterhood, Mimi Hassanein, and Joanna Lohman, interviewed by Linda Blackaby
Q&A with Marco Della Fonte, director of A Soul Journey, interviewed by Emanuele Amondola
MetroShorts Q&A - Part 1 with director Sam Hampton (12 Ingredients Over The Generations), director Catherine Murphy, editor Emmitt Williams (They Say I'm Your Teacher), and director Mohhamed Saffouri (The First). Interviewed by Juliet Burch
MetroShorts Q&A - Part 2 with director Dewey Ortiz Jr (The Runaways), director Mark Hoelscher (The Light In Provence), and director Julia Hoppock (Alex's Biggest Race). Interviewed by Juliet Burch
MetroShorts Q&A - Part 3 with director Keith Lane (Dispatches from Vietnam). Interviewed by Juliet Burch
Short Cuts Q&A - Part 1 with director Lourdes Portillo (State of Grace), director Miguel Angel Caballero, and actor/EP Luis Aldana (Acuitzeramo). Interviewed by Juliet Burch
Short Cuts Q&A - Part 2 with director Maya Albanese (Freeze), director Bridgit Moloney (Blocks), and director Natasha Ngaiza (A Mother). Interviewed by Juliet Burch
Short Cuts Q&A - Part 3 with director Nicole Ballivian (Joe & The Shawl). Interviewed by Juliet Burch
Short Cuts Q&A - Part 4 with director Stenzin Tankong (Sekool). Interviewed by Juliet Burch