Helanius Wilkins will challenge his audiences to embrace the darkest moments of their pasts during his one-man show.
Relating to a discovery of sexuality wasn’t a stretch for the cast of “Spring Awakening.”
Annie Leibovitz’s photographs bring out unique individual characteristics of long-deceased historical subjects through their tangible belongings.
Forty-seven films from 15 different countries will appear on screens across the District beginning Dec. 1, bringing together a diverse celebration of Jewish culture. The first Washington Jewish Film Festival premiered with only eight independent films. Twenty-two years later the number of film entries has increased to fill 10 days worth of screenings in nine […]
Imagine visiting Foggy Bottom and ending the day with dolphins. Architect Doug Michels, who believed that humans could learn a lot from dolphins, once proposed the idea of the Dolphin America Hotel. The building has yet to be completed. The hotel was planned to be an aquatic retreat located near the White House and affording […]
The Arab Spring is now captured in film as part of the Arabian Sights film festival, a week-long event produced by FilmFest DC, an international film festival.
A Vietnamese take on Asian fusion opens its doors on Foggy Bottom Monday. BONMi, at 19th and I streets, serves affordable Vietnamese “bánh mì” sandwiches made with meat and tofu and prepared using a healthy sous-vide cooking method. The sous-vide method utilizes vacuum-sealed food prepared in a water bath, cooking the ingredients at a slow […]
All roads lead to a story. A belief the National Geographic-sponsored All Roads Film Festival, which brings stories of minority and indigenous groups to the big screen, hopes to spread to filmmakers. The festival will run from Sept. 14 to 18, featuring more than 40 films that highlight cultures from 24 diverse countries. The event […]
Keep it short, keep it reel. The tagline of this year’s D.C. Shorts Film festival sums it up – mini films with maximum heart. Director of the festival Jon Gann said the revamped film showcase has a more tapas approach this fall, allowing viewers to taste a little of everything. The D.C. Shorts Film Festival […]
Abduct Me Director: Lucien Knotter Genre: Comedy Why you should see it: This humorous short follows Fox, a young guy who just cannot seem to make it through a date without propositioning a girl for sex. That is, until he is suddenly abducted by a beautiful alien-girl named Argon. While Argon is simply trying to […]