We are proud to partner with the Our City Festival--a city-wide celebration of DC through music, film and literature--to present Shepherd Park: Past and Present, a 26-minute documentary about our diverse and picturesque neighborhood.
Not a Distant Beast (10 Minutes)Douglas F. Williamson
While many films focus on animals in wild habitats, many people, filmmakers included, forget that the human habitat is also part of nature and part of the environment. This short documentary focuses on Carl Cole, a lifetime Washingtonian, and his relationship with the ever changing and ever polluted Anacostia River.
The Vigil (30 Minutes)Arya Sorowidjojo
This documentary tells the story of a Pakistani classical dancer, trained in the an ancient Hindu art form, who journeys home from her adopted home of D.C. for the performance of her lifetime. The film represents one of the myriad international presences in our city.