Stars and Cars at Final Day of Washington West Film Festival

The Washington West Film Festival wrapped up its final day in Reston on Sunday with a red carpet event at Bow Tie Cinemas at Reston Town Center.

In addition to about 50 short films, documentaries and international films in keeping with the theme “story can change the world,” this year’s festival — the fifth annual — highlighted the 30th anniversary of Back to the Future.

Sunday’s event featured a bunch of DeLoreans, the sportscar that served as the time machine in the movie trilogy, arriving at town center. On hand Sunday were actor Christopher Lloyd, who played Doc Brown in the movies; Back to the Future co-writer Bob Gale; actress Claudia Wells; and special friend of the festival Ed Asner, among other VIPS.

A huge crowd filled Market Street to welcome the DeLoreans and the special guests.

Proceeds from the event benefitted the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.

Photos courtesy of Vita Images

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