Celebrating Labor Arts
More than 30 events – films, music, art, history, and radio -- celebrate labor arts, culture and the struggles of working people. Click below to see details, including links for tickets or to RSVP (many events are free; first-come, first-served!); Labor FilmFest trailers are posted here, and AFI DC Labor FilmFest tickets are now available online.
CLICK HERE for the PDF of the AFI's DC Labor FilmFest full-color flyer.
CLICK HERE for a handy Google calendar, with details on how to get your tickets and RSVP, plus you can easily add LaborFest events to your own calendar!
CLICK HERE for a PDF of the LaborFest calendar-at-a-glance.
JUST POSTED: Complete 2019 DC LaborFest program guide! (PDF)
LABOR FILMS (AFI)
LABOR FILMS (OTHER)
OTHER: FASHION SHOW, SOCCER, SOLIDARITY AWARDS, TRIVIA
UNION CITY RADIO
The LaborFest's partners include the AFI Silver Theatre -- which hosts the Labor FilmFest -- Busboys and Poets, and WPFW 89.3FM, which will simulcast shows from several of the Busboys events.
Premiere sponsors include American Income Life, the AFL-CIO, Amalgamated Transit Union, IBEW, IFPTE, National Nurses United, SAG-AFTRA and WORKING AMERICA.
DC LaborFest "Save the Date" cards released
(April 1, 2019) The "Save the Date" cards for this year's DC LaborFest have just been released! Hardcopy cards are on their way to you now and the PDFs can be downloaded below. Perfect for posting on your local's social media!
LaborFest starts on May 1, look for more details soon. Deadline for ads in the program guide is this Friday, April 5; CLICK HERE to download the LaborFest order form. All sponsors receive passes to the Labor FilmFest, as well as ads in the LaborFest program guide.
The DC LaborFest will celebrate our 19th annual film festival this year and 6th annual LaborFest, and is scheduled to run throughout the month of May at the American Film Institute in Silver Spring and other venues throughout metro Washington. We’ll also once again coordinate the annual Global Labor Film Festival in May, in which we expect dozens of labor film festivals around the world to participate, an amazing global event that is not possible without the support of our sponsors.
We look forward to celebrating our 19th anniversary season this year and hope we can count on your support as we continue bringing workers and their issues to the silver screen.
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