Empowering Media That Matters

Partner Events

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...

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Filmfest DC 2016- Rebel Citizen

Dir. PAMELA YATES USA, 2015 76 minutes, Color and Black & White Official website In Person: Director Pamela Yates and producer Paco de Onís When Haskell Wexler died last December, he was justly...

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Filmfest DC 2016- Motley’s Law

Dir. NICOLE HORANYI Denmark, 2015 90 minutes, Color Official website In Person: Subject Kimberly Motley Kimberly Motley doesn’t have to be in Afghanistan, but since 2008 this smart and...

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Mesoamerica Resists

Presentation by the Beehive Collective The Beehive Collective is coming to DC! After almost a decade of careful research, narrative crafting, and design, the Beehive Design Collective has released...

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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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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...

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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...

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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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