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Intro to Documentary Production Workshop

This hands-on class for new filmmakers focuses on how to plan, shoot and edit a short documentary. The class will introduce participants to screen language and sequencing and provide hands-on experience with digital video cameras and the Adobe Premiere editing system. Equipment will be provided. Participants will work in small teams to produce a 3-5 minute documentary profile piece on a local...

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Movie Night at National Park Seminary

Come watch an old movie on a big screen in the Ballroom at historic National Park Seminary. Save Our Seminary (SOS) invites you to view a nominee for the Best Picture Oscar in 1932, Smilin’ Through, a dramatic story of love lost, coincidence and romance. Written as a play in 1919 and made into a silent film in 1922, the play was performed in 1924 at this all-girls’ private school. The school campus has now been rehabilitated as a residential community. Admission is free for SOS members; $5 for non-members. RSVP to [email protected] to make sure we have enough...

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The Invisible Patients Film Screening

Join the Primary Care Coalition and the Universities at Shady Grove for a screening of the film, The Invisible Patients: A nurse practitioner struggles to preserve the health and humanity of frail, homebound patients living on the outer edges of our healthcare system. The event is open to anyone interested in how the health care system affects vulnerable...

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Short Dancefilm Showcase

Capitol Dance & Cinema Festival: Short Dancefilm Showcase is the first of its kind in the DC area – dedicated to conversation and celebration of top quality dancefilms selected from all over the world! 19 short films are arranged into 3 blocks (Choreography, Statement & Narrative) and preceded by a short Dancefilm Forum. Come check it out this Friday at AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center. Doors at 6 pm!...

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It Seemed Crazy at the Time

Ray Barry in his office above the AFI Silver Theatre. Photo by Mike Diegel The first time Ray Barry saw the Silver Theatre his reaction was not good. He saw dead animals, mold, water and more in a theater surrounded by empty storefronts. But he had been asked by the American Film Institute, where he had worked since 1980, to lead an exploration of the possibility of moving AFI from the Kennedy Center to downtown Silver Spring. “When the county first came to talk to us about it, it seemed insane,” he said. “It seemed like ‘you must be...

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