The Teacher Who Promised the Sea at Filmfest DC 2024

  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Sun, April 21 —
    Sat, April 27, 2024
  • 5:00 pm
The Teacher Who Promised the Sea at Filmfest DC 2024

The 2024 edition of “Filmfest DC” screens more than 60 films from 36 countries, including the Spanish feature “The Teacher Who Promised the Sea.”

Filmfest DC is an annual international film festival held in Washington, DC. It is the largest and longest-running film festival in the city, featuring over 80 films from around the world each year. The festival showcases a diverse selection of films, including documentaries, narratives, and shorts, covering a wide range of topics and genres.

The 2024 edition is an in-person event held from April 18 to 28, featuring a diverse lineup of films from around the world, including the critically acclaimed Spanish feature The Teacher Who Promised the Sea. As part of the festival, Filmfest DC hosts the juried Circle Award competition to select films that deserve increased recognition, and The Teacher Who Promised the Sea has been awarded this prestigious prize.

The Teacher Who Promised the Sea

  • On Sunday, April 21 at 5 pm.
  • On Saturday, April 27 at 5 pm.
  • Original title: El mestre que va prometre el mar.
  • Directed by Patricia Font, 2023, Spain, 105 minutes.
  • In Spanish and Catalan with English subtitles. Watch trailer.

The buried memories of the Spanish Civil War are unearthed as a woman searches for the remains of her grandfather´s father and discovers the story of an idealistic young teacher from Tarragona.


Venue map

Landmark's E Street Cinema, 555 11th St NW, Washington, DC 20004


More information

Filmfest DC



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