Last updated on April 17, 2014.

Filmfest DC Opens April 17

The Grand Seduction (photo from Filmfest DC website)

The 28th edition of the Washington International Film Festival opens April 17. The Opening Night film is The Grand Seduction from Canada. Popular categories such as "The Lighter Side" (comedies), "Trust No One" (espionage, crime and thrillers), "Global Rhythms" (music), "World View" (global cinema) and "Justice Matters" (social justice) return and a new one is added--"Feast Your Eyes" (films on food). There is truly something for everyone!

Visit the Filmfest DC website for more information about films, tickets and locations.

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Half-year memberships are available NOW for December 1, 2013-May 31, 2014. Go to our membership page to sign up.

Be a part of the movie buzz and join the DC Film Society. Enjoy advance preview film screenings, discounts to Filmfest DC and many more benefits including our annual "And the Winner Is" Oscars event and "Coming Attractions Trailer Nights."

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The Best of 2013

The membership has spoken! Washington DC Film Society announces the results for the 13th annual vote for the Best of 2013.

Best Film: Twelve Years a Slave
Best Director: Steve McQueen, Twelve Years a Slave
Best Actor: Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club
Best Actress: Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
Best Supporting Actor: Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club
Best Supporting Actress: Lupita Nyong'o, Twelve Years a Slave
Best Foreign Film: Blue is the Warmest Color

Thanks to all who voted!

See the Best of the Year page for past winners.

Storyboard Newsletter

Check out the monthly Calendar of Events in the Storyboard newsletter and see what film events are going on around town.

The April Storyboard is now on the website.

The Cinema Lounge

The Cinema Lounge is a film discussion group; meetings are held at Barnes and Noble, 555 12th Street, NW, second floor, special events area, on the third Monday of every month at 7:00pm.

The next meeting is Monday, April 21 at 7:00pm. The topic is "Play Ball! – Baseball and Other Sports on Film"

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