FilmFest All-Event Passport

Price $100.00
Sales End October 25, 2018

Event Date Oct 27, 2018 2:00 PM | Show DetailsHide Details

Early bird Festival supporters have a Passport to all IFF film events and receptions on Saturday ( at the Washington Ethical Society) and Sunday ( at the Washington National Cathedral), October 27-28, 2018 . Your tax deductible donation enables Festival volunteers to show fabulous films, host film makers and activists and welcome a diverse audience during the Festival and year round.

Festival Opening- The Long Ride

Price $6.00
Sales End October 25, 2018

Event Date Oct 27, 2018 2:00 PM | Show DetailsHide Details

Welcome to the Opening Film of the Festival at the Washington Ethical Society. The Long Ride by Valerie Lapin Ganley chronicles the historic 2003 immigrant workers freedom ride across the country to DC.
Panel discussion of art and activism for immigrant and social justice with Valerie Lapin, film artists and activists followed by afternoon refreshments.

The Immigrant ( & Awards Reception)

Price $20.00
Sales End October 25, 2018

Event Date Oct 27, 2018 6:30 PM | Show DetailsHide Details

At the Washington Ethical Society, enjoy an Evening Reception at 6:30 pm (catered food and drinks) and Film Awards Ceremony followed by Saturday evening award winning Feature film: The Immigrant by Sanja Zjdelar with two introductory shorts: American Deportation by Jen Lyon and My Immigrant Story by Yuriko Gamo Romer.
Panel discussion with women film makers on the immigrant experience in USA .

New Voices for Immigrants - 8 Shorts

Price $6.00
Sales End October 25, 2018

Event Date Oct 27, 2018 4:30 PM | Show DetailsHide Details

At the Washington Ethical Society...Eight powerful and inspiring short immigration films created by student filmmakers. Meet new, young filmmakers and enjoy these award winning films : Identidad by Peter Sullivan (Seattle, WA); Mi Migracion by Aileen Candelario (Berkeley CA/Mexico); Step by Step by Thi Doan ( San Francisco/Vietnam); Refugee Wave by Jane Chow (California/Germany); Broken English by Oscar Alvarez (Colorado/Los Angeles); Scars of Our Mothers Dreams by Meschida Phillip (New York/Grenada); and We are Human by Louise Kanza ( DRCongo/South Africa).

Women's Work - Lights, Camera, ACTION

Price $6.00
Sales End October 25, 2018

Event Date Oct 28, 2018 4:30 PM | Show DetailsHide Details

Five exciting new, award winning short films featuring immigrant women at the Washington Ethical Society: Kiko by Felix Martinez (East Coast premiere); They Call Us Maids by the Leeds Women's Animation Workshop (UK); Infill & Full Set by Hai Dao (Cannes Short Film selection;UK); Five O'Clock Shadow by Sangeeta Agrawal (USA) and Horizon by Lee Cippolla (USA).
Filmmaker and Audience Talk Back.

Women's Stories: In Our Own Words

FREE
Sales End October 25, 2018

Event Date Oct 28, 2018 4:30 PM | Show DetailsHide Details

Seating is limited. Tickets by invitation only. You may RSVP here to receive an invitation to the Washington National Cathedral as seats become available.
A Program of Five Short Films will be followed by an Interfaith Panel Discussion featuring National Capitol area clergy and lay leaders. Women tell their own inspiring stories of immigration, asylum seeking and resettlement in five short films: Irish Picture in UK Frame by Raluca Maria (UK); 7 Days in America by Nick Geidner (TN,USA); On the Bright Side by Thi Doan (CA/Vietnam); Season of Hope: Stories of Refugee Women by Deniz Altan (Turkey); and Rohingya Testimony by Shafiur Rahman ( UK/Bangladesh).

Adios Amor: The Search for Maria Moreno

FREE
Sales End December 12, 2018

Event Date Dec 18, 2018 6:00 PM | Show DetailsHide Details

Adios Amor: The Search for Maria Moreno by Laurie Coyle
RSVP for this joint event with DC Labor Fest and Metro DC Labor Council at Takoma DC Busboys & Poets as part of the 2018 Films Across Borders: Stories of Women cinema series. Enjoy dinner and a movie at immigrant-owned and renowned Langston Hughes - themed restaurant and theater in Metro DC.

Adios Amor: The Search for Maria Moreno

FREE
Sales End December 12, 2018

Event Date Dec 18, 2018 6:00 PM | Show DetailsHide Details

Adios Amor: The Search for Maria Moreno at the Shirlington VA Busboys and Poets ; Arlington VA
RSVP for this joint event with DC Labor Fest and Northern Virginia Labor Council at Shirlington Busboys & Poets as part of the 2018 Films Across Borders: Stories of Women cinema series. Enjoy dinner and a movie at immigrant-owned and renowned Langston Hughes - themed restaurant and theater on the Virginia side of Metro DC.

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