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DC is more than monuments, politics and traffic and The Our City Film Festival, now in its fourth year, is out to prove it. The only festival that showcases DC-focused films, Our City screens narratives and documentaries that show the real side of Washington. The films are all about or take place in DC, highlighting the many cultures, histories and people that live in our diamond-shaped city.

Opening Night Party
Saturday, February 12
8-11pm
R.F.D.s in Chinatown

Grammy Nominee and local progressive hip-hop artist, Christylze Bacon, will be performing. Great beer deals, raffle giveaways and chances to meet the filmmakers. Hosted by The Washington City Paper, Stella Artois, and R.F.D.s.

Film Screenings
Sunday, February 13
All Day
The Goethe Institut in Chinatown

Full film schedule at ourcityfilmfestival.com.

There are films for everyone ranging from a documentary about The Washington Redskins, to a documentary about a vacant lot in Columbia Heights being transformed into a community garden, to a political thriller directed by Eric Hilton of The Thievery Corporation, to our festival finale with an appearance by the Georgetown Cupcake ladies screening their second season finale of their TLC show, DC Cupcakes and doing a cupcake decorating demonstration.

The winner receives 2 VIP Platinum Access Passes (actual cost $400). Find out more about the VIP Passes at yachad-dc.org/VIP. All ticket sales are a fundraiser for local affordable housing and community development nonprofit, Yachad. Yachad mobilizes volunteers to repair low-income housing and community centers, side-by-side with those being served, to preserve affordable housing and bring communities together. Find out more at yachad-dc.org.

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