Reel Affirmations Film Festival is Washington DC’s International LGBTQ+ Film Festival and Monthly Film Series.  

This year we will be gleefully celebrating our 30th Anniversary!!!

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The film festival presents NEW AND EXCITING international, documentary, short and feature films from 22 countries.

The festival takes place this year from 10/20 thru 10/22

32 films will screen live at the state-of-the-art movie theater inside the Eaton Hotel DC, plus a total of 43 films will screen virtually.

In addition to new films there will be a retrospective with screenings of some of the very best and most memorable films from past years

Films encompassing many genres including comedy, drama, romance and documentary.

Films that will make us laugh, cry, relate, ponder, wonder and nod our heads in understanding and empathy.

Films highlighting the humor, the humanity and the struggles that we all have in common. 

This project was supported in part by

Mayor's Office of LGBTQ Affairs
Mayor’s Office of LGBTQ Affairs


AIDS Healthcare Foundation


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