the dc palestinian film and arts festival is back for the 8th year! Oct. 2-7: filmS + comedY + workshops!

This year’s festival, Threads of Resilience, features 13 feature and short films, acclaimed Palestinian actor and Spotlight Artist Saleh Bakri, Palestinian embroidery workshops, painting workshops, and ends with a night of stand-up comedy at the Kennedy Center with Mona Aburmishan (FREE)!

8 years. 


121 films.


33 panels.


“[DCPFAF’s] organizers have remained committed to creating a space and an audience for
Palestinian artists—not necessarily art just about Palestine."

Washington City Paper

“Intriguing films that you probably won’t get another chance to see on the big screen.”