The Immigration Film Festival (IFF), the only such festival east of California, returns to the DC area to showcase a wide variety of subjects focused on the global tidal wave of displaced people. Many voices and perspectives are portrayed through dramatic features, documentaries and shorts. Following the screenings, panels and programs with filmmakers, researchers, advocates and policy makers explore the issues encouraging audience feedback.
The Festival was conceived in 2013. the 2014 debut screened 13 films and the 2015 festival showed 15, in venues in the DC area.
Full schedule and program will be announced in early August. the four day festival will use multiple venues in downtown DC and beyond. Go here for more information.