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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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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 – 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...

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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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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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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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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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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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