Welcome to a Festival

within a Festival

The  DC Black Theatre & Arts Festival’s purpose is to provide exposure for independent filmmakers, writers, producers, directors and actors from around the world. We offer different 6 film categories that give you the opportunity to be recognized, awarded and funded for your projects:

The DC Black Theatre & Arts Festival is the destination for filmmakers looking to build their career, and have the right eyes on their work; from talent agencies, sales agents, distributors and the press. The audience feedback in DC will give filmmakers a unique, quantifiable and intelligent breakdown.


DC is the mecca for aspiring actors, writers, directors and producers. For anyone serious about breaking into the entertainment industry, all roads lead to The DC Black Theatre & Arts Festival. Come, meet interesting people, full of passion, make new connections, but most of all - Get noticed!