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The Washington West Film Festival, presented by Artistic Advisor Brad Hall, awards the 2014 Outstanding Directorial Debut Film to Alive Inside, directed by Michael Rossato-Bennett.
The Washington West Film Festival presents its inaugrual Outstanding Literary Award to best-selling author, Laura Hillenbrand, for her extraordinary book Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption - inspiring the major motion picture, Unbroken, directed by Angelina Jolie. (Hillenbrand is also the best-selling author of Seabiscuit.)
The Washington West Film Festival jury awards the 2014 Best Feature Documentary to the USA/Indian film Starfish Throwers, directed by Jesse Roesler.
The Washington West Film Festival jury awards the 2014 Best Feature Narrative to USA/Kenyan film Fishing Without Nets, directed by Cutter Hodierne.
The Washington West Film Festival jury awards the 2014 Best Short Film Director to Lendita Zeqiraj for Ballkoni, from Kosovo.
The Washington West Film Festival audiences award the 2014 Audience Choice for Best Short Film to The Next Part, directed by Erin Sanger. Accepting the award for this inspiring short-doc which follows the family of wounded warrior Sergeant First Class Aaron Causey is subject of the film, Kat Causey.
From Awards Night, the Washington West Film Festival jury awards the 2014 Best Short Film to Hungarian film Rabbit and Deer, directed by Péter Våsz.
The Washington West Film Festival has closed ticket sales to the 2014 Closing Night Film, Awards, and After-Party.
Our 2014 Opening Night Film is now sold out, but tickets are still available to thirty-seven other films.
Tickets to the 2014 Closing Night Film and Awards will also include entrance to the After-Party, all beginning Saturday evening, Oct 25th @ 7pm. The After-Party with DJ, drinks, and plenty of food is sponsored by M&S Grill of Reston Town Center. Show any festival screening tickets at M&S Grill anytime duirng the festival for 15% discount on all orders.
Executive-produced by Martin Scorsese, The Revenge of The Green Dragons is announced as part of our 2014 lineup. Tickets on sale now.
Announcing Metro as our Community and Silver Line Partner. With screenings in seven locations in DC and northern Virginia, don't miss our Opening Night Film and Closing Night Awards & Film in Reston Town Center. Take the Silver Line to the silver screen!
Tickets are on sale for all film screenings and our Kickoff Concert at The Hamilton.
Announcing ticket sales are now live for our 2014 Opening Night Film, for Thurs evening, October 23rd. 'Alive Inside' is an extraordinary story, winner of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival Audience Award for U.S. Documentary.
Join us for the Washington West Kickoff Concert on October 22nd at The Hamilton, downtown just two blocks from the White House. Los Angeles recording artist, Sara Niemietz, and award-winning film and television composer, W.G. Snuffy Walden (The West Wing, Nashville, The Wonder Years, Friday Night Lights), will set the tone for a week of celebrating the power of story…