WHEN
Friday January 25, 2013
5:00pm Doors Open, Refreshments Served
5:30pm Screening Begins
6:00pm Panel Discussion, Q&A
7:00pm Drinks Gathering at Ritz Carlton (Cash Bar)

SCREENING LOCATION
Funger Hall @ The George Washington University
2201 G Street, N.W. Washington, DC
Room #103

BEYOND THE ELECTRONIC CURTAIN
A special premiere of the documentary film Produced by Award-Winning Journalist Tara Kangarlou, followed by an expert panel discussion and Q&A, exploring foreign policy strategies on censorship, human rights violations and lack of free flow of information in Iran.

Just over two decades ago, a large part of the world lived behind an Iron Curtain. The Soviet Union, in its effort to shield its people from the outside world and potentially any outside influence, placed a massive internal security apparatus, all available surveillance technology, and imposed severe limitations on movement, press, speech, assembly, and association—taking away the fundamental human rights to freedom of speech and expression.  After decades of such repression, the most vivid symbol of the Iron Curtain—The Berlin Wall—came down at the hands of people on both sides of the barrier. Iran today, a country once recognized for it's rich culture, enchanting tourism, and glorious history, is facing the exact isolation—except this time, behind an "Electronic Curtain".

The post-screening discussion entails a constructive expert conversation on presenting alternative narratives, which could help shape, influence and affect ways in which the United States and the international community address the issues of censorship, internet freedom, human rights violations and lack of free flow of information in Iran.

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PANELISTS
Ramin Asgard—Former Senior State Department Official-Foreign Policy Expert
Hadi Ghaemi—Executive Director—International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran
Bijan Kian—Former Director Export-Import Bank of the United States

Tara Kangarlou—Award-Winning Journalist-Filmmaker, Producer

[one_half last="no"]Ramin Asgard
Ramin Asgard
[/one_half][one_half last="yes"]Hadi Ghaemi
Hadi Ghaemi[/one_half][one_half last="no"]Ramin Asgard was a Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Department of State.  He served as a Political Advisor to General David Petraeus at U.S. Central Command in Tampa, Florida.  His work at CENTCOM focused on Iran, Afghanistan, Iraq, and the Arabian Peninsula.  Prior to joining CENTCOM, Mr. Asgard served as Director of the Iran Regional Presence Office (IRPO) in Dubai, the US government’s primary field operation concerning Iran.

Mr. Asgard has also served as Deputy Political Counselor in Riyadh, Economic/Commercial Officer in Kabul, Pol/Econ Officer in the UAE, and as a Consular Officer in Turkey.  Mr. Asgard has served domestically as an International Affairs Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, and as Desk Officer for Iraq, Iran, and Turkey.  He has received the 2007 Secretary’s Award for Public Outreach, the 2003 Charles Cobb Award for Trade Promotion, three Superior Honor Awards and six Meritorious Honor Awards.

[/one_half][one_half last="yes"]Hadi Ghaemi is an internationally recognized Iran analyst and human rights expert. He is currently the executive director of the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.

In 2008, together with a group of international human rights activists, he founded the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, which has become one of the leading groups reporting and documenting human rights violations in Iran and building international coalitions in defense of Iranian human rights defenders.

In 2004, he joined Human Rights Watch as the Iran and United Arab Emirates researcher. His work at Human Rights Watch focused international attention on the plight of migrant workers in Dubai, as well as the repression of civil society in Iran. After the invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, he was a member of the first UN-commissioned human rights fact finding mission to Afghanistan. Between 2001 and 2004, he worked with NGOs focusing on Afghanistan and Iraq.[/one_half]

[one_half last="no"]Bijan Kian
Bijan Kian
[/one_half][one_half last="yes"]Tara Kangarlou
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The Honorable Bijan R. Kian is a former member of the board of directors of the Export Import Bank of the United States.  He was nominated by President George W. Bush on July 20, 2007 and was confirmed by the United States Senate on August 1, 2007. He was sworn-in on August 7, 2007 for a term ending on January 20, 2011. Kian was formerly director of the State of California Office of Foreign Investment, which, with worldwide offices, was the state's leading office for attraction, retention and expansion of foreign direct investment with an $86 billion foreign investment portfolio. He was also on the board of the California Housing Finance Authority, and a senior official and board member of a number of California companies.

He is an internationally recognized professional banker, business executive, and educator with more than twenty-five years of experience in transactional and operational areas of domestic and international banking. He has served in senior executive roles in corporate planning, finance, and operations. He attended Tehran Industrial College and is a Graduate of Brighton University in Sussex, United Kingdom. He has continued his education at Oxford University where he studied political philosophy and at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University where he completed a program for Senior Executives in National and International Security.

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Tara Kangarlou is an award-winning broadcast journalist and a co-recipient of an Edward R. Murrow Award for outstanding investigative journalism.  As a multi-platform and broadcast journalist, Tara has reported and produced breaking news stories, investigative pieces and magazine style print and broadcast stories. 

Tara was born and raised in Iran. She moved to California with her family during her late teens. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in English in World Literature from UCLA and then went on to receive her Master’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism from the Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California (USC).  While in Los Angeles, she worked with NBC-L.A., NPR, and other local and national news outlets.

She currently lives in Washington D.C. and works for CNN-Washington DC.  Tara is Fluent in English, Farsi and has moderate knowledge of Arabic and French.
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The Board of Trustees of Woodley House, Inc.

Invites You to Attend the 16th Annual Woodley House Movie Benefit
A Special Screening of Universal Pictures’
LES MISÉRABLES

Benefit Founding Chair
Mary Margaret Valenti

Honoring
Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D.
The Dalio Family Professor in Mood Disorders Professor of Psychiatry
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


Master of Ceremonies

Andrea Mitchell
Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, NBC News


Dress: Festive Attire

 

[one_half last="no"]WHEN / WHERE
Wednesday, December 12, 2012

5:30pm Reception
Pulpo
3407 Connecticut Avenue, NW

7:30pm Screening
AMC Loews Cineplex Uptown Theatre
3426 Connecticut Avenue, NW

FILM SYNOPSIS
Set in 19th century France, Les Misérables recounts the story of Jean Valjean who, having run from the law after conviction for a petty crime, has turned his life around and is a leader of his community. As his past life returns to threaten both his existence and the future of his adopted daughter, Cossette, he must make soul-searching decisions. Based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel and Tony Award-winning musical, this epic is a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit.

Director:
Tom Hooper
Writers:
Claude-Michel Schönberg (book), Alain Boublil (book)

Stars:
Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway

WOODLEY HOUSE
Woodley House is a nationally-recognized program based on a unique, community-based residential care recovery approach. We offer a range of mental health services to over 300 consumers each year. A compassionate continuum of care, Woodley House leads the way in returning people suffering from mental illness to productive and independent lives. As a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization, Woodley House relies upon contributions from individual donors to provide services to some of Washington's most needy citizens.

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Reception 5:30pm & Screening 7:30pm
SALES HAVE ENDED

WFI Members: Screening Only 7:30pm ($35)
SALES HAVE ENDED

EVENT
Woodley House is proud to announce its 16th Annual Movie Benefit on December 12, 2012, featuring Universal Pictures’ Les Misérables - a film by Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech), starring Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway and Russell Crowe. This Movie Benefit is a Woodley House tradition and we know this will be one of our best events yet. The play is still playing to packed houses around the world and we know that this film version will be a blockbuster!

The festivities begin with a buffet reception at Pulpo Restaurant at 5:30 pm, before going across the street to the Uptown Theater for the very special screening of the film at 7:30 pm. NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Andrea Mitchell will be our Master of Ceremonies and will present the Woodley House Donald A. Brown ‘Rose Award’ to author, educator and award-winning authority on mental illness, Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D. for her leadership in mental health recovery.

We are especially grateful to our Movie Benefit Founding Chair, Mary Margaret Valenti who provides special insight and invaluable help in making this evening possible. This will be a terrific event and we hope that you can join us. All proceeds will go to support the Woodley House programs to provide safe, affordable housing and comprehensive support services to mentally ill adults in our community.

MOVIE BENEFIT COMMITTEE
Co-Chairs
Leslie M. Fitch, Isabel Jasinowski, Ann T. Pincus

Members
Debra Barrett, Laura Caliguiri, Lou Hill Davidson, Phyllis Eisen, Amanda Lowe, Holly Wittenberg[/one_half]

 

 

 

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Please join WFI, Meridian International Center and ITVS for another installment of GREEN SCREEN with the film: SOLAR MAMAS

SOLAR MAMAS Directors: Mona Eldaief and Jehane Noujaim Producer: Mette Heide Runtime: 60min

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[one_half last="no"]LOCATION: Meridian International Center 1630 Crescent Place, NW, Washington, DC Limited on-site parking available.
DATE / TIME: Tuesday November 27, 2012 6:30pm
ADMISSION: FREE but RESERVATION required: Register for ONE WATER and RECEPTION Tickets in Washington, DC  on Eventbrite

Q&A: with featured speakers Jennifer Silberman Vice President, Corporate Responsibility, Hilton Worldwide, Inc. and Safaa El-Kogali Senior Economist, Middle East & North Africa, Human Development Department The World Bank

[/one_half][one_half last="yes"]SYNOPSIS Part of the Women and Girls Lead initiative, Solar Mamas is a documentary by Mona Eldaief (Co-director) and Jehane Noujaim (Co-director). The film follows Rafea, a strong-willed 32-year-old Jordanian mother of four, traveling outside of her village for the first time ever to attend Barefoot College’s solar engineering program. India’s Barefoot College provides rural, poor and often illiterate women from around the world the rare opportunity to receive an education that teaches them how to make their communities self-reliant and sustainable. Once there, Rafea will join women from Guatemala, Kenya, Burkina Faso, and Colombia in a life-changing six-month job-training program that will transform her into solar engineer - and change her life. Solar Mamas is part of the international WHY POVERTY? project, a groundbreaking cross-media event reaching more than 500 million people around the world via over 60 international television broadcasters as well as radio, internet and live events in November 2012.[/one_half]      " ["post_title"]=> string(25) "Green Screen: SOLAR MAMAS" ["post_excerpt"]=> string(0) "" ["post_status"]=> string(7) "publish" ["comment_status"]=> string(4) "open" ["ping_status"]=> string(6) "closed" ["post_password"]=> string(0) "" ["post_name"]=> string(24) "green-screen-solar-mamas" ["to_ping"]=> string(0) "" ["pinged"]=> string(0) "" ["post_modified"]=> string(19) "2014-05-16 17:07:24" ["post_modified_gmt"]=> string(19) "2014-05-16 21:07:24" ["post_content_filtered"]=> string(0) "" ["post_parent"]=> int(0) ["guid"]=> string(34) "http://dcfilminstitute.org/?p=7484" ["menu_order"]=> int(0) ["post_type"]=> string(4) "post" ["post_mime_type"]=> string(0) "" ["comment_count"]=> string(1) "0" ["filter"]=> string(3) "raw" ["ideascale_inactive"]=> string(1) "0" } .post.post-7484 { background-repeat: no-repeat; } object(WP_Post)#2655 (25) { ["ID"]=> int(6595) ["post_author"]=> string(1) "1" ["post_date"]=> string(19) "2012-11-02 17:33:11" ["post_date_gmt"]=> string(19) "2012-11-02 21:33:11" ["post_content"]=> string(8844) "[email_link]

WASHINGTON FILM INSTITUTE cordially invites you to the ARABIAN SIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL 2012

ARABIAN SIGHTS | LOCATION: National Geographic 1600 M Street, NW Washington, DC 20036 Free Parking in Garage | DATE(S): Friday November 2 - Sunday November 5 Arabian Sights, presented by the Washington, DC International Film Festival, will take place in collaboration with the National Geographic Museum, currently hosting 1001 Inventions: Discover the Golden Age of Muslim Civilization, an award-winning exhibition showcasing the scientific and cultural achievements from Muslim civilization from the 7th century onward. Receive a special rate for the exhibition when you purchase a ticket for Arabian Sights. GUSTO EL GUSTO SAFINEZ BOUSBIA Algeria, France, 2011, 88 minutes, Color, Digital Safinez In Person: Director Safinez Bousbia It all started in a small mirror shop during director Safinez Bousbia's visit to Algiers in 2003 when she came across old photographs of a music class from the 1940s. Her curiosity inspired her to learn more, and she set out to track down the classmates, Muslim and Jewish, now between the ages of 70 and 100 and residing in Algeria and abroad. The photos were from sessions at the Conservatory of Algiers, where the students had studied under the legendary master El Hadj M'Hamed El Anka. Their musical genre Chabbi, literally "the music of the people," defied class, religion, and ethnicity. When the Algerian Revolution began the group could not sustain; the Jewish friends fled the country while the remaining band members scattered. Through years of detective work and extensive travel, Bousbia reunites the musician friends in this moving documentary to once again celebrate life and friendship as the group "El Gusto." Winner of Best Director from the Arab World at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival. In Arabic with English subtitles / Co-presented with the Embassy of Algeria / Reception on Fri 11/2* FRI NOVEMBER 2 6:30 PM $12.00* (includes reception) SAT NOVEMBER 3 9:00 PM $12.00 ASMAA ASMA'A AMR SALAMA Egypt, 2011, 96 minutes, Color, 35mm KHALED In Person: Actor/director Khalid Abol Naga (November 2nd) Asma'a is representative of a growing number of films using cinema to raise awareness of social issues in Egypt. In a society where HIV/AIDS is still stigmatized, 45-year-old Asma'a (Hend Sabri) stays under the radar by avoiding any situation that would reveal her positive status. In the big city, she keeps to herself while working as a janitor to make a meager living for herself and her teenage daughter. However, Asma'a wasn't always so introverted; before she moved to Cairo from a small village, she was outspoken and independent. Though her HIV remains asymptomatic, Asma'a needs an operation for a gall-bladder problem but no doctor will operate on her when they discover she is ill. Edgy TV talk-show host Mohsen (Maged El Kedwany) becomes aware of Asma'a's plight and encourages her to speak out publically on her own behalf and address the ignorance in the community. The film's haunting imagery speaks to the gravity of the subject. Winner of Best Director from the Arab World and Best Actor at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival. In Arabic with English subtitles / Co-presented with the Embassy of Egypt / Reception on Sun 11/4* FRI NOVEMBER 2 9:00 PM $12.00 SUN NOVEMBER 4 5:15 PM $12.00* (includes reception) BIG LOVE HOW BIG IS YOUR LOVE FATMA ZOHRA ZAMOUM Algeria, Morocco, 2011, 98 minutes, Color, 35mm When his parents need some time to sort out their marriage, 8-year-old Adel goes to stay with his grandparents, Khadidja and Lounès, for a weekend. The grandparents, eager to spend time with the boy, welcome him in with loving and sympathetic arms. Grandfather Lounès introduces Adel to the adventurous world of animals living in Algiers and the boy is especially fond of a little sparrow. Khadidja ensures that Adel feels comfortable in their apartment and encourages him, on a daily basis, to quantify the size of his love. Director Fatma Zohra Zamoum, sensitive to the nuances of the human relationship, taps into the uniquely tender bond that can arise between a very young person with fresh eyes and an older adult who thinks he’s already seen it all. In Arabic with English subtitles / Co-presented with the Embassy of Algeria SAT NOVEMBER 3 4:00 PM $12.00 SUN NOVEMBER 4 3:00 PM $12.00 HEELS OF WAR HEELS OF WAR JOE BOU EID Lebanon, UAE, 2011, 98 minutes, Color, Digital JOE In Person: Director Joe Bou Eid History gracefully blends with magical realism in Joe Bou Eid's beautifully executed tale of his parents' first meeting and subsequent romance. Ever clad in high heels and red lipstick, Eid's mother (played by Joy Karam) along with her family evacuate Beirut and move to a small southern Lebanese village after the 1982 Israeli invasion. Among those awaiting their arrival is a local heartthrob, priest-in training and Eid's future father (played by Chady El Tineh). The palpable chemistry between the two develops rapidly and radiantly. The pair's friends and family consist of an eclectic and endearing cast of characters, many of whom also hazard their own romantic endeavors during this period of national turmoil. TV and radio clips of the invasion and even snippets of charming vintage Lebanese television commercials play in the background of moments of utter beauty and true love. 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WASHINGTON FILM INSTITUTE and THE EMBASSY OF THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES cordially invite you to the UNITED ARAB EMIRATES FILM FESTIVAL 2012

UAE FILM FEST

HAROLD AND SYLVIA GREENBERG THEATRE 4200 Wisconsin Ave., NW American University Washington, DC 20016 Phone: (202) 885-2580 MAP WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 12 6:00PM Pre-show Reception 6:30PM – SEA SHADOW screening 7:30 - 8:00PM - Q&A with film Director Nawaf Al Janahi THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 13 6:15 – 6:30PM THE TURTLE screening 6:30 – 6:45PM THE PHILOSOPHER screening 7:00 – 8:00PM Panel discussion with Directors Abdulla Al Kaabi and Nawaf Al Jahani and CEO of Image Nation Abu Dhabi, Michael Garin Reception and refreshments to follow discussion

SEA SHADOW Director: Nawaf Al Janahi Actors: Omar Al Mulla, Neven Madi, Abrar Al Hamad Year: 2011 Duration: 98 minutes Synopsis: Set in a small seaside village in the UAE, Sea Shadow follows teenagers Mansour and Kaltham as they struggle with tradition and convention in their journey towards adulthood. Bound by family and deeply-rooted values, the pair must find the courage to forge their own paths.

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TURTLE THE TURTLE Producer: National Media Council Actors: Ahmed Al Dahoouri Year: 2012 Length: 14:03 Synopsis: Ali, devastated by the death of Pearl, a turtle that had been under study for over 40 years, is determined to stop the unnecessary carnage to marine life caused by plastic bags. Pearl had ingested a bag thinking it was a jellyfish. The blockage in its digestive tract caused Pearl to become positively buoyant and unable to feed on the seabed. Ali’s on film solution to ban non-biodegradable plastics in the UAE, is based on a real life government initiative in the UAE to keep its waters safe, clean and healthy for UAE’s wildlife. Produced for the UAE’s Pavilion at EXPO 2012 in Yeosu, Korea, the “Turtle” has already been watched by over 300,000 visitors praising its dramatic and entertaining presentation of a strong environmental message.

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THE PHILOSOPHER THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 13 Director: Abdulla Al Kaabi Actors: Jean Reno, Cyrille Thouvenin Year: 2010 Length: 17 minutes Synopsis: Baggio is a successful footballer, martial artist and a pianist living the high life with his fame and fortune. Unfortunately, all of the perfections in his life do not help satisfy that urging need in Baggio to do ‘something’ with his life. So he embarks on himself to drop all his titles and adopt a new title as a – philosopher! He decides to strip himself of all material objects he owns in order to attain a clear, pure mind for thought and philosophy but it doesn’t prove to be as easy as he thought it would be.


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WASHINGTON FILM INSTITUTE

cordially invites you a screening of THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE, a Panel Discussion  with historian Mr. James Counts Early and a Drinks Gathering.

FRIDAY JANUARY 30 LANDMARK E ST. CINEMA

555 11th St., NW (enter on E between 10th & 11th), Washington, DC

THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE

Director: Göran Hugo Olsson  Cast: Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture), Eldridge Cleaver, Kathleen Cleaver, Bobby Seale, Huey P. Newton, Emile de Antonio, William Kunstler, Angela Davis The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 mobilizes a treasure trove of 16mm material shot by Swedish journalists who came to the U.S. drawn by stories of urban unrest and revolution. Gaining access to many of the leaders of the Black Power Movement—Stokely Carmichael, Bobby Seale, Angela Davis and Eldridge Cleaver among them—the filmmakers captured them in intimate moments and remarkably unguarded interviews. Thirty years later, this lush collection was found languishing in the basement of Swedish Television. Director Göran Olsson and co-producer Danny Glover bring this footage to light in a mosaic of images, music and narration chronicling the evolution one of our nation’s most indelible turning points, the Black Power movement. Music by Questlove and Om’Mas Keith, and commentary from prominent African-American artists and activists who were influenced by the struggle—including Erykah Badu, Harry Belafonte, Talib Kweli, and Melvin Van Peebles—give the historical footage a fresh, contemporary resonance and makes the film an exhilarating, unprecedented account of an American revolution. Featuring music by The Roots and Michael Jackson. 

JAMES EARLYABOUT JAMES EARLY

James Early is Director of Cultural Studies and Communication at the Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Since 1984, Mr. Early has served in various positions at the Smithsonian Institution, including Assistant Provost for Educational and Cultural Programs, Assistant Secretary for Education and Public Service, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Service, and Executive Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Public Service. Prior to his work with the Smithsonian, Mr. Early was a humanist administrator at the National Endowment for the Humanities, Washington, D.C., a producer, writer, and host of “Ten Minutes Left,” a weekly radio segment of cultural, educational and political interviews and commentary at WHUR FM radio at Howard University, and a research associate for programs and documentation. As a long-time advocate and supporter of cultural diversity and equity issues in the nation’s public cultural and educational institutions, Mr. Early began these pursuits at Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA, in 1969, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. In 1971, Early entered the Graduate Studies program at Howard University on a Ford Foundation Fellowship to pursue a Ph.D. in Latin American and Caribbean History and a minor in African and Afro-American History. Over the course of a 25-year professional career, Mr. Early has consistently recognized the integrity of historically evolved values and cultures of African-American, Latino, Native-American, and Asian-Pacific American communities. He has taught high school Spanish, worked with the incarcerated, taught at the college level, lectured in the U.S. and internationally, and written extensively on the politics of culture.

GOETHEDRINKS / DISCUSSION LOCATION

Please meet us AFTER the Screening at: GOETHE INSTITUT WASHINGTON 812 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20001 Phone:(202) 289-1200  

 

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    02 2017 November

    FILM NEU 2017

    WASHINGTON FILM INSTITUTE and GOETHE-INSTITUT cordially invite you to FILM NEU 2017 Welcome to the 25th edition of Film|Neu: DC’s annual festival of new films from Germany, Switzerland and Austria at Landmark’s E Street Cinema Thursday...

  • OKJA
    27 2017 September

    OKJA

    WASHINGTON FILM INSTITUTE and THE ATLANTIC’S WASHINGTON IDEAS cordially invite you a RECEPTION and SCREENING: OKJA Wednesday 27 September Sidney Harman Hall 610 F Street, NW Washington, DC 6:00pm Reception 6:30pm Film Screening and Panel...

  • FILM NEU ME AND KAMINSKY
    03 2016 November

    FILM NEU 2016

    [post_view] WASHINGTON FILM INSTITUTE and GOETHE-INSTITUT cordially invite you to FILM NEU 2016 The 23rd annual edition of the Goethe-Institut’s Film|Neu, Washington’s long-running festival of new films from Germany, Switzerland and Austria, will once again showcase...

IRAN MONITORS

BEYOND THE ELECTRONIC CURTAIN

January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

 [email_link] / Views /[post_view] WASHINGTON FILM INSTITUTE, TARA KANGARLOU, THE INTERNATIONAL CAMPAIGN FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN IRAN cordially invite you to the premiere of BEYOND THE ELECTRONIC CURTAIN WHEN Friday January 25, 20135:00pm Doors Open,...

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Special Advance Screening: Les Misérables

December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

[email_link] The Board of Trustees of Woodley House, Inc. Invites You to Attend the 16th Annual Woodley House Movie Benefit A Special Screening of Universal Pictures’ LES MISÉRABLES Benefit Founding Chair Mary Margaret Valenti Honoring...

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Green Screen: SOLAR MAMAS

November 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

[email_link]   Please join WFI, Meridian International Center and ITVS for another installment of GREEN SCREEN with the film: SOLAR MAMAS SOLAR MAMAS Directors: Mona Eldaief and Jehane Noujaim Producer: Mette Heide Runtime: 60min LOCATION:...

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Arabian Sights Film Festival

November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

[email_link] WASHINGTON FILM INSTITUTE cordially invites you to the ARABIAN SIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL 2012 | LOCATION: National Geographic 1600 M Street, NW Washington, DC 20036 Free Parking in Garage | DATE(S): Friday November 2 –...

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United Arab Emirates Film Festival

September 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

[email_link] WASHINGTON FILM INSTITUTE and THE EMBASSY OF THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES cordially invite you to the UNITED ARAB EMIRATES FILM FESTIVAL 2012 HAROLD AND SYLVIA GREENBERG THEATRE 4200 Wisconsin Ave., NW American University Washington,...

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BLACK POWER MIXTAPE

THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE

January 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Views [post_view] WASHINGTON FILM INSTITUTE cordially invites you a screening of THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE, a Panel Discussion  with historian Mr. James Counts Early and a Drinks Gathering. FRIDAY JANUARY 30 LANDMARK E ST. CINEMA 555 11th St., NW (enter on E between...

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