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"Makers: Women in Comedy" Screening

Partner Event

Date: Friday, October 24, 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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"Makers: Women in Space" Screening

Partner Event

Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 5:00pm

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

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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"Evolution of a Criminal" Screening

Partner Event

Date: Friday, November 7, 2014 - 7:30pm

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

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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Navigating Washington After the Elections: Networking for Jobs in Strategic Communication, Politics & Journalism

Partner Event

Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Location: 1776. Address: 1133 15th St NW

Join us November 19th at start-up incubator 1776 for an expert panel of Washington insiders sharing tips, resources and knowledge on getting your foot in the right doors. This is THE event for smart networkers, whether you are an established player or start-up. 

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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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"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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