Profs & Pints DC: Horror as Queer

May 22, 2024

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Horror as Queer,” a look at the influence and depiction of queerness in horror films, with May Santiago, adjunct professor of film studies at George […]

We Have Always Been Here 2024

April 11, 2024

Four programs of films and videos by award-winning LBGTQ+ artists include a weekend of 16mm films by Warren Sonbert, curated and presented by Jon Gartenberg of Gartenberg Media Enterprises; the […]

Filmmaker Gets Foot in the Door With ‘Step Back, Doors Closing’  

April 10, 2024

By Hailey Wharram   “Step Back, Doors Closing,” the first project from Arden Pictures, the production company founded by Carter Ward in 2021, follows Julisa (Carmen Berkeley) and Ryan (Reilly […]

Mother Tongue Film Festival: Frybread Face and Me

February 22, 2024

Frybread Face and Me follows two adolescent Navajo cousins from different worlds as they bond during a summer on their grandmother’s Arizona ranch, learning more about their family’s past and […]

The Visit and a Secret Garden

January 23, 2024

Join us for a post-screening discussion with director Irene M. Borrego, in person. This recent, award-winning portrait of elderly, forgotten Spanish painter Isabel Santaló astutely reflects on memory, oblivion, and […]

Ciné-Guerrillas: Scenes from the Labudović Reels

Join filmmaker Mila Turaljić in person for a post-screening discussion. Known as the finest cameraman in Yugoslavia, Stevan Labudović was handpicked in 1960 by Yugoslav President Josep Broz Tito to […]

Non-Aligned: Scenes from the Labudović Reels

Join filmmaker Mila Turaljić in person for a post-screening discussion. Mila Turajlić continues her research into Stevan Labudović’s film archive, here documenting the birth of the Non-Aligned Movement, a largely […]

Ciné-Concert: The Blood of a Poet

New score performed live by Matthew Nolan and Erik Friedlander The Blood of a Poet (Le Sang d’un Poète), the first part of Jean Cocteau’s Orphic Trilogy, is considered one […]

Seeing People: Lange’s Documentary Legacies

Take a close look into the life and influence of photographer Dorothea Lange through historic, archival documentaries. Included are a documentary produced towards the end of Lange’s prolific life and […]


Join us for the DC premiere of Scottish-based playwright and performer Adura Onashile’s first feature film. “Girl” delicately tells the story of 11 year-old Ama and her mother, Grace, who […]