Filmfest DC, Washington's international film festival, kicks off tomorrow April 12th and runs through the 22nd.
The festival is largely centered here in Penn Quarter - you can grab movies at the Goethe-Institut, Landmark E Street, the Naval Heritage Center, and Regal Gallery Place (as well as at Avalon Theater in Friendship Heights).
The festival has three themes this year: The Lighter Side, a series of international comedies; Caribbean Journeys, new films from Jamaica, Cuba, Trinidad & Tobago, the Dominican Republic and more; and Justice Matters, a series exploring issues of social justice.
Tickets are available online and onsite. You can also grab bulk discounts (10 tickets for $80, a $110 value) or a weekday package (4 tickets for $33, a $4 value, valid for screenings Monday through Thursday).
You can see the preview here: