Now Playing: JxJ Festival of Jewish Film and Music

May 13, 2024

“The power of storytelling is the soul of our culture,” asserts filmmaker Yael Luttwak, who became JxJ’s artistic director in 2022. JxJ stands for the Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center’s […]

In-Person Screening: Nam June Paik: Moon Is the Oldest TV

June 26, 2023

Join SAAM’s celebration of artist Nam June Paik’s birthday with a screening of the 2023 documentary, Nam June Paik: Moon Is the Oldest TV (107 min) that debuted at the […]

The D.C. Independent Film Forum

February 9, 2023

The 24th annual film forum will showcase more than 50 independent feature films, documentaries, shorts, and animated films from filmmakers around the DMV and across the globe. In addition to […]

2021 Native Cinema Showcase

October 16, 2021

Nov. 12–18, on demand The National Museum of the American Indian’s Native Cinema Showcase is an annual celebration of the best in Native film. This year focuses on Native […]

Pictures at an Exhibition

In partnership with the Alexandria Film Festival the ASO presents Homegrown: American Stories in Music and Film on Sunday, November 7, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. Music from the Americana tradition […]

[]Kiss Me Kosher (film)

July 23, 2021

  Thursday, September 30, 7:30 PM | Cafritz Hall Dir. Shirel Peleg | 101 min | Documentary | Germany, Israel | 2019 English, Hebrew, German, and Arabic with English subtitles […]

[]The Auschwitz Report (film)

  Thursday, September 9, 7:30 PM | Cafritz Hall Dir. Peter Bebjak | 94 min | Narrative | Slovakia | 2020 German, Polish, Czech, and Slovak with English Subtitles Slovakia’s […]

[]Ronnie’s (film)

  Wednesday, September 1, 7:00 PM | Cafritz Hall Dir. Oliver Murray | 102 min | Documentary | United Kingdom | 2019 | English A joyous and visually stunning film […]

Georgetown University Film Festival

April 30, 2021

Since 2015, The Georgetown University Film Festival has been orchestrated by a group of student film lovers as a celebration of film—both novice and acclaimed. This year, GUFF is going […]

Mother Tongue Film Festival 2021: Conversation with the Director – The Forbidden Strings

April 16, 2021

Soori, Hakim, Akbar, and Mohammed have a collective dream: to travel from Iran to their parents’ homeland of Afghanistan and play their first rock concert. Discussing their feature-length film “The […]