DC Independent Film Festival currently underway, March 2-12

“The DC Independent Film Festival showcases world premieres, award winning features, shorts, animation and documentaries by local, national and international filmmakers.

“Founded in 1999, the DC Independent Film Festival showcases each year up to 100 features, shorts, animations, and documentaries that represent the best in independent film. These films include ones that have won awards in renown festivals such as Sundance, Toronto, Cannes to World Premieres.”

This year’s festival includes An Impression: Dischord Records about the DC-based record label whose cut-rate pricing policy and charitable activities flew in the face of nearly every other record company’s practices. The 15-minute film, co-directed by School of Communication faculty member Leena Jayaswal and alum Kylos Brannon, will be screened at the DC Jewish Community Center, Friday, March 10 at 11:15pm. It’s part of the Midnight Madness program along with the film The Razor-Eaters. Cost: $6. To get tickets online and/or to see what else is playing these last few days of the festival be sure to look at their website.

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