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DC Film Festival Frenzy

This Friday (Feb 6) and Saturday (Feb 7), winning entries from the 2008 DC Shorts film festival will be shown together at a special screening at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington, DC for just $10. From 7pm to 10pm you can enjoy films voted for best cinematography, best director, and others. Afterward, a special post-screening party will be held at Bar Louie on Saturday at 10pm until closing. Activities will include the celebration of the opening of the Our City Film festival. A Saturday screening ticket is all you need to be admitted.

The Our City Film festival, now in its second year, highlights films and documentaries that take place in or are about Washington, DC. Its goal is to promote pride among visitors and residents in the wonders and sights to be found in the nationís capital. This yearís screening will be held Sunday (Feb 8) at the Busboys and Poets coffee house in the U Street area of Washington, DC. Advanced tickets have already sold out for most screenings, but limited amounts of tickets are also available at the door.

DC Film Festival Winner Films to be shown:

Audience Award: How My Dad Killed Dracula
Best Female Director: Nina Quebrada
Diversity Award: A Land Called Paradise
Audience Award: The Bad News Bearer
Best HD Film: La Tangente
Best Cinematography: The List
Audience Award: Speed Dating
Festival Director's Choice: Bloom
Best Local Film: Funniest Feds
Audience Award: CU@EDs
Audience Award: Tortilla
Filmmaker's Favorite: PATH
Audience Award: The Collinwood Campaign
Best 1st Time Director: Irish Twins

Our City Film Festival Films to be shown:

The Game Comes Home
Extreme Commuting

Green Hair, Gray Hair
Carousel of Memories
Demand the Vote

Making Mothers
U Street
Redemption Stone

US Navy Memorial, 701 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC
Bar Louie, 701 7th Street, NW, #D, Washington, DC
Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC

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