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Events

Upcoming Event

Filmfest DC – TIGERS

In rural Pakistan, an ambitious pharmaceutical rep (Bollywood superstar Emraan Hashmi) lands a job with baby formula juggernaut Lastavita and is sent into the field with other “tigers” to...

Upcoming Event

Media Rise Festival

We’re excited to support Media Rise, dedicated to elevating media for social good. Join us at the Media Rise Festival in Washington, D.C. on September 28 – October 3. The 2015...

Past Event

2015 Human Rights Film Series

American University’s Center for Media & Social Impact and the Washington College of Law’s Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law are excited to announce the 16th Annual Human...

Past Event

Faculty Forum – Declan Fahy: THE NEW CELEBRITY SCIENTIST

In his new book The New Celebrity Scientists: Out of the Lab and into the Limelight, Professor Declan Fahy profiles eight eloquent, controversial, and compelling sellers of science to investigate...

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Screening – THE [MONARCH] BUTTERFLY EFFECT

In a documentary series, jointly produced by AU School of Communication & Tec de Monterrey film students, a cross-cultural group of film students from both schools traveled to the remote...

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“Limited Partnership” Screening

  Decades before The Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, one gay couple, a Filipino American and an Australian, fell in love and over the course of 40 years took on the U.S. government to...

Past Event

Filmfest DC – THIS IS MY LAND

How do the Palestinian and Israeli educational systems teach the history of their respective nations and their intertwined conflict? Israeli director Tamara Erde set out to answer this is a...

Past Event

Filmfest DC – LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

In 1971, Filipino-American Richard Adams and Australian Tony Sullivan met in Los Angeles and fell in love. Four years later, they became the first couple to receive a same-sex marriage license....

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Filmfest DC – DUKHTAR

To end a long-standing tribal blood feud between their clans in the volatile Kashmir region of remote rural Pakistan, elderly warlord Tor Gul (Abdullah Jaan) insists he be allowed to marry Zaineb...

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