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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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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...

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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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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...

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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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“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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NGA at AU: Brazilian Film Series – “Like Water Through Stone”

American University School of Communication and the National Gallery of Art have launched a multi-year program of international film screenings. Presenting the Brazilian film “Like Water...

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NGA at AU: Brazilian Film Series – “Housemaids” and “Santiago”

American University School of Communication and the National Gallery of Art have launched a multi-year program of international film screenings. Presenting the Brazilian films...

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