Films

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ArtWorks for Freedom screening of 'The Dark Side of Chocolate'

Join us for a screening of The Dark Side of Chocolate (46 minutes) followed by a panel discussion. A team of journalists investigates 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 into the world of cocoa plantations. 
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ArtWorks for Freedom Screening of 'The Harvest/La Cosecha'

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'

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'

Join us for a screening of Not My Life followed by a speaker and a short discussion. 
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Documentary Matinee: Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles

Documentary Matinee: Magician 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  
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A Screening of "Food Chains"

Join us in partnership with ArtWorks for Freedom | Action DC! 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 farm workers in Immokalee, Florida - tomato pickers who fight for higher wages through a hunger strike and more.  
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Movie of the Month: The Big Sick

Movie of the Month! A Film Series for Adults The Big Sick A Pakistani man and American woman fall madly in love only to contend with the culture clash of their families when she suddenly becomes ill. This delightful romantic comedy stars Holly Hunter and Ray Romano. Directed by Michael Showalter. 2017, 120 minutes, Rated R
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UNCENSORED: Banned Book-Adapted Film - The Maze Runner

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.
All the Way

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.  

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