Films

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Seeds of Change Film Viewing

Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 6:30 pm

Come join our American Sign Language students and watch Seeds of Change, a documentary about deaf education in the Philippines that was produced for Discovering Deaf Worlds. DDW is a non-profit organization dedicated to the improvement of standards of Deaf education, community accessibility, employment opportunities, and human rights in developing countries. 
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Documentary Matinee: Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles

Monday, October 16, 2017, 1:00 pm

Documentary Matinee: Magician The Georgetown Neighborhood Library presents the documentary, Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles. The film is a chronological review of his personal life and achievements in theater, radio and film. Rated PG-13, 1 hr 31 min Monday, October 16 at 1:00 P.M.
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Banned Book-Adapted film: The Maze Runner

Friday, September 29, 2017, 1:00 pm

Synopsis: When Thomas wakes up trapped in a massive maze with a group of young adults, he has no memory of the outside world other than strange dreams about a mysterious organization known as W.C.K.D. Only by piecing together fragments of his past with clues he discovers in the maze can Thomas hope to uncover his true purpose and a way to escape.
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ArtWorks for Freedom screening of The Dark Side of Chocolate

Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 6:30 pm

Join us for a screening of The Dark Side of Chocolate (46 minutes) followed by a panel discussion. A team of journalists investigates the how human trafficking and child labor in the Ivory Coast fuels the worldwide chocolate industry. The crew interviews both proponents and opponents of the alleged practices, using hidden camera techniques to delve in the world of cocoa plantations. 
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ArtWorks for Freedom screening of Very Young Girls

Thursday, October 26, 2017, 6:30 pm

Join us for a screening of Very Young Girls (84 minutes) followed by a short discussion. This critically-acclaimed documentary is an expose of human trafficking that follows thirteen– and fourteen-year old American girls as they are seduced, abused, and sold on New York’s streets by pimps, and treated as adult criminals by the police. Short discussion to follow.   
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ArtWorks for Freedom Screening of The Harvest/La Cosecha

Thursday, October 19, 2017, 6:30 pm

Join us for a screening of the film The Harvest/La Cosecha (80 minutes) followed by a panel with survivors of child labor. The award-winning film tells the stories of three of the estimated 400,000 children in the U.S. who work in the fields without the protection of child labor laws. They travel the country looking for grueling, dangerous work, all in an effort to help their families survive. The film is in English and Spanish with subtitles.  
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ArtWorks For Freedom screening of Food Chains

Saturday, October 21, 2017, 1:30 pm

Join us for a screening of Food Chains (86 minutes). This award-winning film reveals the human cost of our food supply and the complicity of large buyers of produce like fast food and supermarkets. It follows migrant farmworkers in Immokalee, Florida—tomato pickers who fight for higher wages through a hunger strike and more.  
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ArtWorks for Freedom screening of Not My Life

Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join us for a screening of Not My Life followed by a speaker and short discussion. 
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All the Way

Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 7:00 pm

You are cordially invited to this special screening of the HBO film All the Way, based on the play by Robert Schenkkan.  This intriguing political drama is presented in partnership with the Arena Stage in conjunction with the production of The Great Society, Schenkkan's sequel, chronicling the presidency of Lyndon Baines Johnson, onstage Feb. 2-March 11.
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Nina Simone: Live in '65 and '68

Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 7:00 pm

You are cordially invited to attend a screening of Nina Simone: Live in '65 and '68 presented in cooperation with Arena Stage in conjunction with the production of Nina Simone: Four Women by Christina Ham, Nov. 10-Dec. 24. 

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