Posts Tagged ‘film festivals’

Our City Film Festival, Reviewed: One Punch at a Time and Porchfest

This weekend, local nonprofit Yachad hosts the fifth annual Our City Film Festival, part of the organization's hefty mission to "break down racial, economic, and religious barriers, and encourage understanding between communities that are often disconnected.”
If One Punch at a Time and Porchfest are any indication, the fest is two steps closer to achieving its goal.
The [...]

For 2011, DC Shorts Goes Brazilian

The DC Shorts Film Festival opened the submission period today for the eighth installment of the yearly contest of brief movies by up-and-coming filmmakers. The festival is once again open to all genres, though this year it is partnering with the Embassy of Brazil to curate a group of shorts from that country.
Jon Gann, the [...]

Once in Doubt, Screen on the Green Set to Return for Summer

After months of doubt and a grass-roots campaign to save the outdoor movie festival, Screen on the Green will officially return this summer, the Washington Post reports. The status of the festival has been in doubt for the last year due to funding issues. Screen on the Green is back this summer as the result [...]