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Our City Festival Film Screening: 'Oxygen for the Ears: Living Jazz'

Oxygen for the Ears: Living Jazz (1 Hour 34 Minutes)Stefan Immler
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Our City Festival Film Screening: 'Not a Distant Beast' and 'Letting in the Jungle'

Not a Distant Beast (10 Minutes)Douglas F. Williamson While many films focus on animals in wild habitats, many people, filmmakers included, forget that the human habitat is also part of nature and part of the environment. This short documentary focuses on Carl Cole, a lifetime Washingtonian, and his relationship with the ever changing and ever polluted Anacostia River.
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Our City Festival Film Screening: 'Sweet Potato Pie' and 'Let's Get Out of Here'

A Short History of Sweet Potato Pie & How it Became a Flying Saucer (18 Minutes)Nina Seavey
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Our City Festival Film Screening: 'The Vigil' and '73 Cents'

The Vigil (30 Minutes)Arya Sorowidjojo This documentary tells the story of a Pakistani classical dancer, trained in the an ancient Hindu art form, who journeys home from her adopted home of D.C. for the performance of her lifetime. The film represents one of the myriad international presences in our city.
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Our City Festival Film Screening: 'U Street' and more

At 9th and S (10 Minutes)Peggy Fleming & Kaveh Razaei
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Our City Festival Film Screening: 'The Tivoli,' 'Community Harvest' and 'Muralismo D.C.'

The Tivoli: A Neighborhood Landmark Reborn (20 Minutes) Walter Gottlieb The story of one of America's most elaborate movie house is unraveled as the Columbia Heights theater's 80-year history is told by famous Washingtonians such as Diane Rehm of NPR. Community Harvest (10 Minutes)
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Our City Festival Film Screening: 'The Game Comes Home' and 'One Punch at a Time'

The Game Comes Home (1 Hour 26 Minutes)  Jeffrey Herberger With Major League Baseball back in the nation's Capital after a void of nearly forty years, this documentary chronicles the legendary stories of Washington baseball through the family members of great players, the writers and sportscasters who have and still cover the games, and the fans who have never gone away.
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Our City Festival Film Screening: 'Shepherd Park: Past and Present'

Shepherd Park: Past and Present (26 Minutes)Walter Gottlieb This short documentary tells the story of a once exclusively white community that became one of, if not the, city's first truly integrated suburbs. Childhood resident and filmmaker, Walter Gottlieb, explores how its unique past shapes its diverse present.
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Our City Festival Film Screening: 'Shepherd Park: Past and Present'

Shepherd Park: Past and Present (26 Minutes)Walter Gottlieb This short documentary tells the story of a once exclusively white community that became one of, if not the, city's first truly integrated suburbs. Childhood resident and filmmaker, Walter Gottlieb, explores how its unique past shapes its diverse present.
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Our City Festival Film Screening: 'Forgiving All My Enemies' and 'Nora!'

Forgiving All My Enemies (16 Minutes) The Institute for Documentary Filmmaking GWU Three boys from D.C. neighborhoods that destine them for prison, rise up by creating a Go-Go band at Sasha Bruce Youthwork, a local community center. While they face issues that put the band in jeopardy, they also must deal with their own complicated personal circumstances. expand this state of mind into other aspects of their life.

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