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Events

Upcoming Event

Brigid Maher: Faculty Forum

American University, SOC Faculty Forum will feature professor Brigid Maher discussing The Mama Sherpas: Challenging Stereotypes and Representations through Cinema. Professor Maher will discuss her...

Upcoming Event

AFGHAN DREAMS Screening and Discussion

Join us for American University’s screening of the inspirational documentary Afghan Dreams, followed by a panel discussion on April 8th, 2015. Afghan Dreams is a short documentary detailing...

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Filmfest DC – MAIDAN

Like many overseas conflicts, the recent unrest in Ukraine is an abstract thing to those not directly involved: grainy news footage and complex political references with little or no context. Maidan...

Past Event

INSIDE OUT: Discussion and Q&A

Pixar Filmmakers will discuss and show clips from their latest film: Inside Out at American University. The Disney/PIXAR animated movie will focus on five emotions — Fear (Bill Hader), Anger (Lewis...

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THE SPIRIT OF ’45: The International Cinema Series

Join American University for opening night and screening of Ken Loach’s documentary film The Spirit of ’45. The Opening Night Pre-Screening Reception will include guest speaker Paul...

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CESAR’S LAST FAST Screening and Discussion

Join us for American University’s screening of the inspirational documentary “Cesar’s Last Fast,” followed by a discussion with producer Rick Perez on April 1,...

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“The Homestretch” Screening

Three homeless teenagers brave Chicago winters, the pressures of high school, and life alone on the streets to build a brighter future. Against all odds, these kids defy stereotypes as they create...

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War on Whistleblowers

On Tuesday, February 17th, Brave New Films along with Government Accountability Project will premiere War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State, directed by Robert Greenwald,...

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“American Denial” Screening

Follow the story of foreign researcher and Nobel Laureate Gunnar Myrdal whose study, An American Dilemma (1944), provided a provocative inquiry into the dissonance between stated beliefs as a society...

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