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Media Rise Festival

Partner Events

Date: Monday, September 22, 2014 (All day) - Sunday, September 28, 2014 (All day)

Location: Various - see the agenda at mediarisenow.org/festival

The 2014 Media Rise Festival is a weeklong series of events in Washington, D.C. that celebrates the power of storytelling, art and design to make the world a better place. September 22-28, 2014.

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"Makers: Women in Hollywood" Screening

Partner Event

Date: Sunday, September 28, 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. Get your free ticket to this screening here.

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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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"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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"Makers: Women in Hollywood" Screening

Partner Event

Date: Friday, October 17, 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 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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"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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