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DC Chinese Film Festival @ CMSI

Partner Event

Date: Thursday, September 4, 2014 (All day) - Sunday, September 7, 2014 (All day)

Location: Multiple - Schedule available at http://www.dccff.org/2014/program.

The Center will be hosting DC Chinese Film Festival documentary screenings on Saturday, September 6 in the American University School of Communication's state of the art Forman Theater. The festival takes place September 4-7 with more than 20 screenings and events in city’s top venues also including Landmark’s E Street Cinema, The Goethe Institute, Navy Memorial Heritage Center and more.

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Getting Real: Documentary Film Conference 2014

#DOCSGETREAL

Partner Event

Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 (All day) - Thursday, October 2, 2014 (All day)

Location: Pickford Center, 1313 Vine St., Los Angeles, CA 90028

A filmmaker-to-filmmaker event

GETTING REAL is a unique gathering of filmmakers and industry professionals that will ignite what is desperately needed in the documentary community: a frank public conversation about the state of our industry that will lead to action and change.

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"E-Team" Screening and Q&A

HRFS

Human Rights Film Series

Date: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Location: Malsi Doyle & Michael Forman Theater, McKinley Building, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016

Anna, Ole, Fred and Peter are four members of the Emergencies Team — or E-Team — the boots on the ground division of a respected, international human rights group. 

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"15 to Life: Kenneth's Story" Screening and Q&A

HRFS

Human Rights Film Series

Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Location: Malsi Doyle & Michael Forman Theater, McKinley Building, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016

"15 to Life" is a story of redemption that goes to the heart of why children cannot be treated as adults before the law.

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"Makers: Women in Space" Screening

Community Cinema

Partner Event

Date: Friday, October 10, 2014 - 7:30pm

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

MAKERS is a six-part PBS series profiling the impact women have had over the past 50 years in six industries — comedy, politics, space, war, business, and Hollywood. A landmark television and digital-video initiative in collaboration with AOL, MAKERS aims to be the largest and most dynamic collection of women’s stories ever assembled.

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"The Supreme Price" Screening and Q&A

HRFS

Human Rights Film Series

Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Location: Malsi Doyle & Michael Forman Theater, McKinley Building, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016

The Supreme Price traces the evolution of the Pro-Democracy Movement in Nigeria and efforts to increase the participation of women in leadership roles.

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"The Hand That Feeds" Screening and Q&A

HRFS

Human Rights Film Series

Date: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Location: Malsi Doyle & Michael Forman Theater, McKinley Building, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016

At the original 63rd Street Hot and Crusty café, residents of New York’s Upper East Side get bagels and coffee served with a smile 24 hours a day. But behind the scenes, undocumented immigrant workers face sublegal wages, dangerous machinery, and abusive managers.

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