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#WatchNow: This Quirky Short Film Will Make You Want to Adopt An Animal

  This year is the third annual Clear the Shelters adoption event, a nationwide pet adoption drive that will take place Saturday, August 19 from 9:30 a.m.…

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#WatchNow: In Honor of World Elephant Day

World Elephant Day is Saturday, August 12! The day focuses attention on the plight of Asian and African elephants in an effort to conserve and…

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#WatchNow: Honoring the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: “On the International Day of the World’s…

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#WatchNow: ‘Planetary,’ in Honor of National Moon Day

Tomorrow is National Moon Day, a day that commemorates the Apollo 11 moon landing, when Americans Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin’s first took “one small step for…

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#FilmmakerFriday: ‘Angry Inuk’ Director Honored for Indigenous Leadership

Congratulations to 2017 Festival Alum Alethea Arnaquq-Baril!   The Polar Medal recognizes extraordinary service to Canada’s polar regions and the North. In total, nine people from Alaska,…

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May 17-28: 27th Annual Washington Jewish Film Festival

The Washington Jewish Film Festival returns this May. The Washington Jewish Film Festival is back for its 27th edition. The Festival will run May 17-28 and will feature…

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#TBT: DCEFF’s 2015 Advocacy Award Winner ‘Racing Extinction’

Director [Louie] Psihoyos and co-producer Gina Papabeis with DC students at 2015 Youth Program. “He describes Racing Extinction as “a real-life Avengers.” In the film, [Psihoyos] visits the…

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VIDEO: Revolutionizing Food Access in the Nation’s Capital

The Fresh Food Factory is leading the fight against DC food deserts. What is a food desert, you ask? A food desert is a low-income…

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Why ‘Unlocking the Cage’ Matters

Monica Miller is an attorney with the Nonhuman Rights Project, whose long-term litigation campaign on behalf of chimpanzees and other animals is the subject of…

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WATCH: ‘In Search of Zotz’ Trailer

Each year, DCEFF honors a new class of award-winning films about the environment. At the 2016 Festival, our Eric Moe Award, which celebrates short films on sustainability, went…

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What ‘Science’ Has to Say About DCEFF 2016

In a recent feature entitled, “Fighting for our future,” staff members from Science magazine shared their thoughts on 12 films from the 2016 Festival. Take a look at the…

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We Found Hope on Haida Gwaii

Charles Wilkinson is the writer/director of a large body of dramatic & documentary film.  His documentary Down Here received critical and audience success on the…

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