SAVE THE DATE! 2024 Fall Festival | October 6 - 13, 2024

March on Washington Film Festival

Telling our stories through the arts, films, music, and inspiring a new generation of activism

Mind Your Movie Business

The March on Washington Film Festival Spring 2024 Workshop Series, “Mind Your Movie Business: Pro Tips from Hollywood Industry Leaders” features three comprehensive workshops that delve into essential filmmaking aspects: casting, producing, and distribution.

About The Festival

The Festival has achieved well beyond what those of us who helped found this platform could ever have imagined.

Programs & Events

Explore film screenings, art, exhibits, conversations, music, theater, spoken word and more.

The Longest-Running Festival Devoted to Civil Rights!

The March on Washington Film Festival increases awareness of the untold events and unsung heroes of the Civil Rights Era and inspires a renewed passion for activism. By leveraging the power of film, music, scholarship, and the arts, the Festival shares important stories to connect the past, present, and future in the fight toward social change in America and throughout the world.

The Festival

The 2024 March on Washington Film Festival shines a light on the untold stories of the Civil Rights Movement through powerful films and art. Join us for screenings, discussions, and performances that connect past struggles to today’s fight for justice.


We champion equity, diversity, and inclusion in the film industry and beyond. Explore our initiatives, events, and resources dedicated to amplifying marginalized voices, fostering dialogue, and driving positive change. Join us as we strive to create a more inclusive and equitable world through the transformative power of film.

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Interested in becoming a partner of the Festival? Please contact MOWFF executive director, Joanne Irby today.

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The Student & Emerging Filmmaker Competitions Submission Deadline Has Been Extended to July 26, 2024