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Upcoming Event

A Conversation with Rebecca MacKinnon

The Center is pleased to announce that Rebecca MacKinnon, co-founder of the citizen media network Global Voices Online and expert on journalism in the digital age, is coming to American University....

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“A Path Appears” Screening

From the team that brought you the groundbreaking “Half the Sky,” “A Path Appears” goes to Colombia, Haiti, Kenya, and the USA to uncover the harshest forms of gender-based...

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“Evolution of a Criminal” Screening

How does a 16-year-old evolve into a bank robber? In this gripping blend of documentary, true-crime, and personal essay, a filmmaker confronts his past, dissecting the circumstances that led him to...

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Art, Community Radio, and Social Change with Issa Nyaphaga

Issa Nyaphaga is an exiled Cmaeroonian activist and artist living in France, where he engages in innovative social work projects with a wide variety of at-risk groups, including child soldiers from...

Past Event

Greek Film Series – Athens Today

American University School of Communication and the National Gallery of Art have launched a multi-year program of international film screenings. Presenting the Greek film “Standing Aside,...

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Navigating Washington After the Elections: Networking for Jobs in Strategic Communication, Politics & Journalism

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Free Panel on Documentary Filmmaking in Washington DC

Come hear four people who are part of the local documentary filmmaking community – Bill Gentile (American University), Erica Ginsberg (Docs In Progress), Kiley Kraskouskas (Thinking Forward...

Past Event

“The Trouble With Antibiotics” A Sneak Preview

Frontline together with the Investigative Reporting Workshop examine the use of antibiotics on the American farm, and whether it is fueling the growing crisis of antibiotic resistance in...

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Getting Real: Documentary Film Conference 2014

A filmmaker-to-filmmaker event GETTING REAL is a unique gathering of filmmakers and industry professionals that will ignite what is desperately needed in the documentary community: a frank public...

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