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Art, Community Radio, and Social Change with Issa Nyaphaga

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Date: Friday, November 21, 2014 - 11:30am - 1:00pm

Location: Mary Graydon Center, Room 330N (SETH Conference Room), American University 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20016

Issa Nyaphaga is an exiled Cmaeroonian activist and artist living in France, where he engages in innovative social work projects with a wide variety of at-risk groups, including child soldiers from Africa. 

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Mesoamerica Resists

Presentation by the Beehive Collective

Date: Friday, November 21, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: The Abrahmson Family Founder's Room, SIS Building, American University 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20016

The Beehive Collective is coming to DC! After almost a decade of careful research, narrative crafting, and design, the Beehive Design Collective has released their "Mesoamerica Resists" graphic and will be on campus at American University to present their incredible work.

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"Evolution of a Criminal" Screening

Partner Event

Date: Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 5:00pm

Location: Busboys and Poets, 1025 5th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

How does a 16-year-old evolve into a bank robber? In this gripping blend of documentary, true-crime, and personal essay, a filmmaker confronts his past, dissecting the circumstances that led him to commit a bank robbery as a young man, and his journey since that act.

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Documentary Roundtable

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Making a living in a fair-use-friendly world

Date: Monday, December 8, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Location: Studio A at Interface Media Group, 1233 20th Street, NW, Washington, DC

Join WIFV, The Documentary Center, CMSI and Partners for a Documentary Roundtable on the latest news in fair use.

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"A Path Appears" Screening

Partner Event

Date: Friday, January 16, 2015 - 7:30pm

Location: Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20003

From the team that brought you the groundbreaking "Half the Sky," "A Path Appears" goes to Colombia, Haiti, Kenya, and the USA to uncover the harshest forms of gender-based oppression and human rights violations, and solutions being implemented to combat them.

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"A Path Appears" Screening

Partner Event

Date: Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 5:00pm

Location: Busboys and Poets, 1025 5th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

From the team that brought you the groundbreaking "Half the Sky," "A Path Appears" goes to Colombia, Haiti, Kenya, and the USA to uncover the harshest forms of gender-based oppression and human rights violations, and solutions being implemented to combat them.

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"American Denial" Screening

Partner Event

Date: Friday, February 6, 2015 - 7:30pm

Location: Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20003

Follow the story of foreign researcher and Nobel Laureate Gunnar Myrdal whose study, An American Dilemma (1944), provided a provocative inquiry into the dissonance between stated beliefs as a society and what is perpetuated and allowed in the name of those beliefs.

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"American Denial" Screening

Partner Event

Date: Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 5:00pm

Location: Busboys and Poets, 1025 5th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Follow the story of foreign researcher and Nobel Laureate Gunnar Myrdal whose study, An American Dilemma (1944), provided a provocative inquiry into the dissonance between stated beliefs as a society and what is perpetuated and allowed in the name of those beliefs.

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"The Homestretch" Screening

Partner Event

Date: Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 5:00pm

Location: Busboys and Poets, 1025 5th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Three homeless teenagers brave Chicago winters, the pressures of high school, and life alone on the streets to build a brighter future. Against all odds, these kids defy stereotypes as they create new, surprising definitions of home. Can they recover from the traumas of abandonment and homelessness and build the future they dream of?

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"The Homestretch" Screening

Partner Event

Date: Friday, April 3, 2015 - 7:30pm

Location: Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20003

Three homeless teenagers brave Chicago winters, the pressures of high school, and life alone on the streets to build a brighter future. Against all odds, these kids defy stereotypes as they create new, surprising definitions of home. Can they recover from the traumas of abandonment and homelessness and build the future they dream of?

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