Wild Nights With Emily Film Screening

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City of Takoma Park Community Center

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7500 Maple Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
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May 2019

Throw Like a Girl Rough-Cut Documentary Screening

May 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
City of Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
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Wild Nights With Emily Film Screening

"Throw Like A Girl" is a quest to understand why American women are often shut out of our national pastime. Filmed over a decade, this new documentary follows the Dream Team, a group of trailblazing 12-year old girls, who later encounter difficulty continuing with the sport in high school and college. The film uses baseball as a microcosm to examine gender roles and sexism in our society. Director Cami J. Kidder is a filmmaker, photographer, and editor in Los Angeles…

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October 2019

Wild Nights With Emily Film Screening

October 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
City of Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
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Free
Wild Nights With Emily Film Screening

Everything you know about poet Emily Dickinson’s life is probably wrong. Wild Nights with Emily, a new critically acclaimed film starring Saturday Night Live alum Molly Shannon, seeks to reclaim Dickinson’s true life story from persistent myths that she was a reclusive spinster who didn’t want to have her poems published. University of Maryland professor Martha Nell Smith found evidence in some of Dickinson’s letters that she had a long romantic relationship with her sister-in-law, Susan, but some of those…

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