The Washington, DC International Film Festival (Filmfest DC) returns to the nation's capital, continuing its commitment of presenting the best new cinema from around the world. Among its program of more than 80 features, documentaries, comedies and shorts, the District's premiere film festival will highlight "Trust No One: Espionage and Thrillers" and "The Lighter Side," a series of international comedies. Already confirmed are Midnight's Children (Canada) based on the award-winning Salman Rushdie novel, the Oscar shortlisted Kon-Tiki (Norway), and the new Paradise trilogy by controversial Austrian director, Ulrich Seidl. Now in its 27th year, Filmfest DC is back to entertain and provoke movie lovers in a fun and enjoyable atmosphere. Films presented in the festival are Washington, DC premieres and provide an excellent opportunity to see award-winning cinema and meet internationally renowned directors who will attend the festival to present and discuss their work. For full details about FilmFest DC, including a complete schedule of features and showtimes, visit their Official Web Site.