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The Immigration Film Fest through the power of film seeks to attract, inform and inspire adults and youth of Greater Washington to seek justice for immigrants and refugees.


Showcase outstanding dramatic features and documentaries from around the world. Involve diverse audiences in post-film discussions and plant seeds for progressive action at the local, state, Federal and international levels.

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The USA has a moral and ethical responsibility to treat immigrants and refugees fairly. As citizens of the world’s leading democracy, we must strive to build communities that serve all our newcomers.

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22 Films     ~     19 Countries     ~     10 Events

​October 20, 21, 22 & 23, 2016

Thank you to our Sponsors who contributed their time, talent and treasure to make the 2015 Immigration FilmFest possible in communities across the Washington metro region!

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​October 20, 21, 22 & 23, 2016

Four Days of  Narrative  &  Documentary Shorts  and  Feature Films


 2015 Immigration Filmfest - El Tiempo Latino


El Tiempo Latino's Alberto Avendaño talks with the organizers of the Greater Washington Immigration Film Festival