FFDC30 Celebrates 30 Years of Great Movies: April 14-24
Filmfest DC celebrates its 30th anniversary with a new lineup of features, documentaries, and shorts representing the best cinema from around the globe.
This year’s highlights include: Thrillers (Trust No One), Comedies (The Lighter Side), Social Justice films (Justice Matters), Films from Cuba (Cine Cubano), Films on Music with live pre-screening performances (Rhythms On and Off the Screen).
And The Winners Are…
Best Feature: The Idol directed by Hany Abu-Assad (UK, Palestine, Qatar, Netherlands, UAE)
Best Documentary: Our Last Tango directed by German Kral (Argentina)
Winner: Viva directed by Paddy Breathnach (Ireland, Cuba)
Special Jury Award: 3000 Nights directed by Mai Masri (Palestine, France, Qatar, Jordan, UAE, Lebanon)
First Feature Award
Magallanes directed by Salvador del Solar (Peru, Colombia, Argentina, Spain)
Justice Matters Award
Ixcanul directed by Jayro Bustamante (France, Guatemala)
Winner: Paths of the Soul directed by Zhang Yang (China)
Commendation: Behavior directed by Ernesto Daranas (Cuba)
Winner: Nkosi Coiffure directed by Frederike Migom (Belgium)
Honorable Mention: Wifey Redux directed by Robert McKeon (Ireland)