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September 2020

Film Screening, Music, and Q & A: “We Are Many”

September 21, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
$7 – $12

Join us for the U.S. premiere of We Are Many.

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August 2020

Free Them All: A Film Screening & Panel Discussion

August 26, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online

In honor of Black August we present a virtual screening of a film about the 1985 MOVE bombing in Philadelphia, PA followed by a panel discussion about state repression and US political prisoners and how it all relates to the uprisings today.

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March 2020

Film: The Lobby: USA

March 1, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V, 2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
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Excerpts of the 2018 al Jazeera documentary film that never aired due to extraordinary political pressure, followed by a panel that will include James Kleinfeld, who went undercover working on the film, and Phyllis Bennis, director of IPS's New Internationalism Project.

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January 2020

Film: The First Rainbow Coalition

January 22, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V, 2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
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2020 ITVS indie lens POP UP returns to Busboys and Poets with an amazing film screening and discussion about the multi-ethnic coalition that banded together in one of the most segregated cities in post-war America.

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August 2019

Film: Undeterred

August 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Emergence Community Arts Collective, 733 Euclid Street NW
Washington, DC, 20001 United States
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IPS joins FICA-DC, BYP100, Sanctuary DMV, and La ColectiVA to host the DC premeire of Eva Lewis‘ film about a rural border town of Arivaca, Arizona resisting the repression of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and ICE.

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June 2019

Film: HERO: Inspired by the Extraordinary Life & Times of Mr. Ulric Cross

June 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
AFI Silver Theater and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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IPS partners with CaribbeanTales for the opening film of the DC Caribbean FilmFest about a lesser known revolutionary who followed the call of history and joined the independence movements sweeping Africa.

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April 2019

Film: Charm City

April 28, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V, 2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
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A powerfully candid portrait of a group of police, citizens, community leaders, and government officials during three years of unparalleled violence in Baltimore, followed by a Q&A coordinated by IPS Board Chair Tope Folarin with Local Initiatives Support Corporation.

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March 2019

Film: Cubanas, Mujeres en Revolución

March 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
True Reformer Building, Lankford Auditorium, 1200 U Street, NW
Washington, DC United States
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For International Women's Day 2019 is the DC premeire of a new film about the continuous role of women in the Revolution, both in the guerrilla struggle and in the construction of the new Cuban society, portrayed through the testimonies of heroines.

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November 2018

Film: RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World

November 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The LINE Hotel, 1770 Euclid Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
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An IPS and Indie Lens Pop-Up Film and community conversation about a profound and missing chapter in the history of American music: the Indigenous influence.

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October 2018

Film: Incompatible Allies: Black Lives Matter, March 4 Our Lives

October 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church, 301 A Street SE
Washington, DC 20003
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Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America present a film screening and discussion of the documentary about race and class implications in the US debate about guns and violence.

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The 8th Annual DC Palestinian Film and Arts Festival

October 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - October 7, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Various DC Venues Listed Washington, DC United States + Google Map

The Institute for Policy Studies joins this unique showcase of the work of Palestinian filmmakers and artists for audiences in Washington, DC Metropolitan area.

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September 2018

Fourth Days of Action Against the Blockade

September 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - September 28, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
Various DC Venues Listed Washington, DC United States + Google Map

Days of Action Against the Blockade, 2018 highlighting the fact that "In Cuba Education is a National Priority; In the U.S. Education it is Under Attack ."

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August 2018

FILM: Justice On Trial

August 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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FILM: Justice On Trial

Four days before the court hearing that could lead to his freedom, join us for a viewing and discussion of the astounding documentary that deconstructs "The Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal.”

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Film: COINTELPRO 101

August 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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Film & Discussion: COINTELPRO 101

Join us for a viewing of the documentary exposing the FBI's strategy to prevent movements and communities from overturning white supremacy and creating racial justice through illegal surveillance, disruption, and outright murder committed by the US government in the 1950s, 60s, and 70s.

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July 2018

Palestinian Self-Representation and Why It Matters

July 21, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Love + Solidarity Collective, 439 Park Road NW
Washington, DC 20010
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$5 – $100

A Jewish Voice for Peace DC fundraiser for the DC Palestinian Film & Arts Festival, delving into the importance and the power dynamics inherent in storytelling.

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