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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, April 11

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Filmfest DC opens tonight with the American premiere of Underground. The film will be followed by a live phone interview with Julian Assange himself.
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Filmfest DC opens tonight with the American premiere of Underground. The film will be followed by a live phone interview with Julian Assange himself.

Apr. 11-21: Filmfest DC
The Washington, DC International Film Festival kicks off today, running through April 21. Now in its 27th year, Filmfest DC brings new cinema from around the world to venues in our area. You can check out more than 80 features, documentaries, comedies and shorts, including the Canadian film Midnight's Children, which is based on the novel by Salman Rushdie, and Underground, an Australian film about controversial journalist, hacker and activist Julian Assange.

WAMU is a media sponsor of Filmfest DC.

Apr. 13: Arts Alive!     
The Hylton Performing Arts Center presents Arts Alive! this Saturday in Manassas from noon to 8 p.m. You can celebrate the local arts at this free, family-friendly festival, which will feature exhibits, hands-on activities, and performances by 24 different groups. Whether you enjoy belly-dance, ballet, jazz or swing music, there's a little something for everyone.

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