about the festival
General admission is $12 unless otherwise noted
Advance sales subject to a $1.50 per ticket convenience fee. No online, phone, or outlet sales the day of the show.
Tickets can only be purchased at the theatre on the day of the show. Box office opens 1 hour before the venue's first screening of the day. Cash, check, or credit card sales only.
Free events are on a first-come, first-served basis; no reservations are accepted and tickets are not required.
Sold Out Online?
If the show you are looking to attend is sold out online, do not worry! We save a portion of tickets to sell at the theater on the day of the show. Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis. Please take note of when the Box Office opens at each specific theater on that day.
Packages offered through advance sales only. Packages include $12 screenings.
Become a Filmfest DC STAR
A Filmfest DC STAR Pass offers tickets to any film and event in the festival.
For $600 your Filmfest DC STAR privileges include: