Tickets for the general public go on sale in late January.

Regular Screenings $12
Opening/Closing Night/Centerpiece Evening $25
Two Jews Walk Into a Bar (Shorts Bar Crawl) $30
Snuggle With the Stars $25/$50
SpeakeasyDC's Mavericks and Outliers: Stories About Defying Convention and Challenging the Status Quo $20
Festival Pass $85/$30 (30 Years and Under)
All-Access VIP Pass $125
*Ticket prices may be subject to service charges.  

To Purchase Tickets:

1-888-718-4253 (9am-9pm, Monday-Friday)

DCJCC: From Feb 13- Feb 26 a WJFF representative will be onsite Monday - Thursday from 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm and Friday 10:30 am -1:00 pm to sell tickets.

WJFF Venue Box Offices: All festival venues will sell tickets for shows that day, at that venue only. Subject to availability. 

Fine Print: All Ticket Sales are Final. No Refunds or Exchanges. 

Please note that all Saturday daytime screenings are presale only.

Films and speakers are subject to change.

Ticket and Festival Passholders must arrive 15 minutes prior to show start time to guarantee admittance. 

Tickets can be purchased online anytime after January 31 at WJFF.ORG or by calling 1-888-718-4253 (9am-9pm, Monday-Friday).

Advance ticket sales close at 8:00 am the morning of the screening you are buying tickets to. Once advance sales close, tickets may still be available for purchase on-site (see Same Day Tickets procedures below).  

Tickets purchased online can be picked up at the Will Call table prior to each screening.

Tickets purchased through our online ticket broker, Showclix, are subject to the company’s service charges. 

Same day tickets can be purchased one hour before the show at the box office of the theater where the film is being screened. Space permitting.

STANDBY LINES BEGIN FORMING 1 HOUR PRIOR TO SCREENING. Note: Availability of standby tickets is not guaranteed.

Special rates for groups of 10 or more are available for most screenings.  Please call (202) 777-3241 or email info@wjff.org at least five days in advance of screening date for prices and availability.

The box office at the DCJCC opens one hour prior to the day's first screening. All Saturday daytime screenings are presale only. 


Save money, avoid processing fees, and gain access to all our programs without buying individual tickets! Note that our pass inventory is limited. Pass rules and regulations apply.

Festival Passes are good for any WJFF screening, excluding Opening and Closing Nights, Centerpiece Evening, Snuggle With the Stars and the Two Jews Walk Into a Bar Shorts Bar Crawl.
All-Access VIP Passes are good for any WJFF screening including Opening and Closing Nights, Centerpiece Evening, Snuggle With the Stars and the Two Jews Walk Into a Bar Shorts Bar Crawl.

Passes are NON-TRANSFERABLE. Please bring a photo ID with you when using your festival pass. The festival has the right to take away passes from those who do not follow the pass guidelines.

To guarantee your spot at a screening, you must email info@wjff.org at least 72 hours prior to the screening. Passholders may use their pass at the door without an advanced reservation, however, we cannot guarantee admittance to passholders who do not reserve in advance.

Festival passes purchased before Wednesday, February 12 will be mailed to the purchaser. Passes purchased after this date can be picked up at the DCJCC.