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DCIFF screenings and events continue thru Sun. March 8th with precautions to provide a healthy environment

Determined to fulfill our mission of supporting film voices and talent at the forefront of new ideas, techniques and interpretations on screen, the DC Independent Film Festival continues through Sunday March 8th while responding to the coronavirus health crisis developing in the Metro DC region.

To support the safety of all, we are screening in a large, open theater that avoids crowding and we hold our seminars in similar spaces. We welcome you at our events where our staff encourages all attendees to be conscious of their own health and the health of others.

Deirdre Evans-Pritchard, Executive Director

A great film about the best Onion Rings in America? Yes!

THE RINGMASTER is a wild ride of a documentary as Zach Capps tries to share with the world that THE best onion rings are cooked by Larry in Southern Minnesota. Washington Post Food Critic agrees. Taking on Larry’s promotion and marketing has unexpected results—funny, sad, onion-sweet. Screens Saturday March 7 at 5:45pm at the Carnegie Institution for Science, 16th and P in DC / Dupont Circle Metro. Producer and crew attending for what is sure to be a great discussion after the film AND….Stoney’s has sent over what many say are the best onions rings in Washington DC for you to try.

A Gene that Determines Success in Love?

Brighten your day with LOVE TYPE D, a film from the UK starring Maeve Dermody (Amazon’s Carnival Row) and with the film debut of Will Firth, Colin Firth’s son. Embracing the mood of THE OFFICE, the film follows a group from work as they struggle to reverse the genetic determinism that says they will fail in their relationships. Screening Sunday, March 8th, at 7:20pm followed by a discussion with director Sasha Collington and a chance to outdo the cast at karaoke. Carnegie Institution for Science, 16th and P in DC / Dupont Circle Metro.