Vintage Movie Night: Cold War Revisited

As Russia’s war in Ukraine raises threats of nuclear war, memories of the Cold War and the dark shadows of worldwide nuclear annihilation are resurfacing. In his latest Vintage Movie Night film screening, archival film enthusiast Richard Hall will share his sampling of Cold War-era vintage classroom and propaganda films from the 1940s to the 1980s. This free screening includes … Read More

“Poetry of Migration” Poetry Reading

Three local poets who emigrated to the United States from Sri Lanka, Colombia, and the Dominican Republic will share their poetry and their experiences as strangers in a new land where they feel the contrasting tug between the forces of assimilation and their own cultural heritage. Indran Amirthanayagam will read his poems which focus on the experiences, dilemmas, and dreams … Read More

Pockitudes

Plus = $5 |Core and Pro = $7 |Non-Member=$15 Tickets include event admission and a Pockitudes™ journal. Gratefulness can change your life. A Pockitude™ is a gratitude recorded in a pocket-sized journal. It’s choosing to focus on the better things, the things that remind you why it’s great to be alive. With a quick jot, you get a dramatic shift … Read More

MoCo Youth Media Festival 2022

The Montgomery County Youth Media Festival is a free annual event that will take place at Levine Music in downtown Silver Spring, MD on Saturday, April 23. The festival showcases original short documentaries and visual art pieces from middle and high school students in the DMV area. A panel of judges reviews all the entries and selects some student works … Read More

Eurydice

Lumina Studio Theatre’s 2022 Ensemble presents… Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl. Deemed “weird and wonderful” by the New York Times, Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice reimagines the Greek myth of Orpheus from the perspective of his bride. The Lumina Ensemble brings you a performance filled with tender reflections on romance, loss, family, and the mysteries of life and afterlife. At once touching, electric, … Read More

Stripped: Art Show Conversation with Lindsey Max

Documentary photographer Lindsey Max will give us an in-depth look at her photography series “STRIPPED”, the inspiration and other stories about her experience putting the exhibit together. Selected pieces from this project are currently on exhibit in the Main Street Gallery. Members and Non-Members, please register at https://mainstreetconnect.org/event/stripped-with-lindsey-max/. Can’t wait to see you there!

Community Stories Film Festival

The Community Stories Film Festival 2022, March 11-13 of Docs In Progress is coming up. This festival is all virtual, FREE and open to everyone. The festival features local stories by local MD, DC and Northern Virginia filmmakers. All films will be accessible to stream on your convenience starting March 8, 5pm. Q&As with the filmmakers are scheduled for March … Read More

Budgeting for Documentary

Keeping control over your budget throughout the entire documentary filmmaking process (from the early stages to the finished product) is a core component when making a film. Having a budget doesn’t only give you confidence, it also tells the funders that you know what you are doing. It helps you to raise money and it helps you to save money. … Read More

Certain Party or Parties Unknown

Be Part of History. Certain Party or Parties Unknown, a temporary multi-media public art exhibition furthering community dialogue about racial justice and increasing awareness of local history, takes place on Friday, November 5 and Saturday, November 6 in downtown Rockville from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Six regional artists were commissioned by the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County … Read More