• The Road Ahead : The First Green Long March

    The Road Ahead : The First Green Long March

    In the year leading up to the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, the Beijing Forestry University and international NGO Future Generations teamed up to organize the first Green Long March for Chinese students. The goal: empowering young people to become advocates for the environment. Two thousand college students from across the nation mobilized to answer this

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  • River Of Hope

    River Of Hope

    Washington, D.C. Premiere A documentary series produced in partnership with Mayor Fenty and National Geographic, “River of Hope,” spotlights the positive transformation of formerly committed youth participating in D.C.’s Civic Justice Corps. This youth-focused lens provides a unique perspective into the lives of young people involved in the criminal justice system who are seeking to

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  • Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Presents a Program on Global Water Issues

    Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Presents a Program on Global Water Issues

    The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting presents excerpts from films on global water issues in a special presentation following World Water Day and in support of the campaign to enact the Water for the World Act. Among the films to be shown are: Selection from SUN COME UP (Carteret Islands, 2009, 8 min.) Inhabitants of

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  • Potato Heads

    Potato Heads

    World Premiere Join filmmaker Larry Engel as he explores the origins and future of the ubiquitous potato in a lively and timely short film. Potato Heads visits with farmers and scientists in the Andes of South America, the homeland of the potato, and the heartland of the United States, where this lowly tuber thrives today.

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  • Poisoned Waters

    Poisoned Waters

    Thirty-five years after the Clean Water Act, Hedrick Smith’s documentary assesses the state of America’s environmental protections and the impaired health of national waterways through the case study of Puget Sound. With a deep appreciation for the impact of water on our lives, its beauty and majesty, but also its increasing fragility, Smith shares his

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  • Playtime

    Playtime

    Tati’s towering achievement, a triumph of widescreen space, color, design and stereophonic sound, has been painstakingly restored to the director’s original full-length vision. Playtime is a gentle, absurdist satire of modern life as homogenized, mechanized, commodified and voyeuristic, even as it celebrates the pleasures to be discovered in places where we typically spend time waiting.

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