Annapolis Film Festival | Bethesda Film Fest - Documentary Film Festival | Filmfest DC, Washington, DC International Film Festival, April 18-28

Upcoming Film Festivals in the D.C. Area – April 2024

Washington, D.C. is a great area for film lovers, with regular festivals and events happening throughout the year—and this month is no exception. Here is a list of three upcoming film festivals in the area.

Annapolis Film Festival - April 4-7, 2024

The 12th Annual Annapolis Film Festival starts today, Thursday, April 4th, with a showing of Thelma at Maryland Hall. Consisting of 70+ films, panels, and events taking place over four days in seven different venues, the Annapolis Film Festival celebrates the way cinema can connect us. There are a variety of ticket packages and festival pass options available, including tickets to individual films or festival passes offering admission to unlimited films and panels (there’s also a special student discount).

You can learn more about the Annapolis Film Festival and view its schedule here.

Bethesda Film Fest - Documentary Film Festival

Another festival celebrating its 12th anniversary this weekend is the Bethesda Film Fest, a two-night documentary film festival. Five short documentaries will be screened at Landmark’s Bethesda Row Cinema across two nights (Friday, April 5th and Saturday, April 6th). Tickets are available online and at the box office.

You can learn more about the Bethesda Film Fest and view its schedule here.

Filmfest DC - Washington, DC International Film Festival - April 18-28

If you’re looking for something to do later in the month, check out Filmfest DC, an international film festival taking place April 18th through the 28th. 62 films from 36 countries will be screened across the 11 days of the festival. Most of the screenings will take place at Landmark’s E Street Cinema. Tickets for most films are $14, but can be purchased at a discount this weekend (April 5th through April 7th). There are also a few free screenings of certain films.

You can learn more about Filmfest DC and view its schedule here.

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