Nordic Women in Film

The five Nordic embassies, Women in Film and Television International, and Women in Film & Video Washington, DC present a monthlong showcase of five films, with the Smithsonian Folklife Festival as a partner.


Mother Tongue Film Festival 2021: Opening Ceremony and Waikiki Screening

Following opening remarks from Smithsonian organizers, the festival’s first event features a talkback, available to stream on demand, with Waikiki director Christopher Kahunahana, moderated by Kālewa Correa, curator of Hawai’i and the Pacific at the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center. Waikiki, the festival’s opening film, will be available online to U.S. audiences from Feb. 21–27.


Mother Tongue Film Festival 2021: February Highlights

The sixth annual Mother Tongue Film Festival will take place for free online via a monthly screening series from February 21 through May of 2021. February's featured films include Waikiki (dir. Christopher Kahunahana, 2019); Tote (dir. María Sojob, 2018); Teko Haxy/Being imperfect (dir. Patrícia Ferreira and Sophia Pinheiro, 2018); Source of the Wound (dir. Adrian […]


DC Shorts WINS – Best of the Fest

Enjoy 15 award-winning short films online with “DC Shorts WINS - Best of the Fest,” which showcases ALL of the shorts that won Jury Awards and Audience Awards this past […]