DC Independent Film Festival

Tickets on sale now! Get them today through our 2019 Festival Program, Film Pages, as well as Full & Half Festival Passes. Click through to the individual films for information, screening times, and ticket links.

We’re celebrating our 20th Anniversary as the oldest independent film festival in Washington, DC. Throughout 2019, we’ll spotlight the incredible talent of our alumni, the craft of independent filmmaking, and DC’s rise as a national center for film.

Since 1999, DCIFF has been nurturing filmmakers and their films, and keeping the independent spirit alive in our nation’s capitol. We have showcased cutting edge features, shorts and documentaries on every subject from every country with every budget and subject imaginable.

As a competitive festival, all films are Washington DC premieres and many are U.S. and world premieres. Through screenings, seminars, workshops and discussions with the United States Congress, DCIFF gives independent filmmakers opportunities for their voices to be heard in a way that no other festival can provide.

Follow us on Twitter @DCIndieFilmFest and join us in celebrating the 20th Anniversary at #DCIFF2019 and  #DCIFF20YEARS. Follow us on Facebook “DC Independent Film Fest”, and get in touch with any comments and questions – we’d love to hear from you.