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Still from Yuri Alves’ Freedom for Freedom, courtesy the Thomas Edison Film Festival

International Shorts: Best of the Thomas Edison Film Festival 2024

Art Films and Special Screenings

  • Saturday, August 3, 2024
  • 12:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
  • East Building Auditorium
  • Films
  • In-person
  • Registration Required
  • Drop-In Registration

The annual tour of award winners from the Thomas Edison Film Festival (TEFF) returns to the National Gallery. Since 1981, the mission of TEFF has been to promote innovation in the art of the moving image with films that honor Edison’s vision. The selected international shorts include animation, experimental, documentary, narrative, and screen dance works from Armenia, Australia, France, and the US among many other countries. Festival director Jane Steuerwald will introduce this two-part program.

Program details to come! 

Part of the ongoing Art Films and Special Screenings series.

The end time for this event is estimated. End times may vary with post-screening discussion, audience Q&A, or other factors. All film events finish by 5:00 p.m.