Community Stories Festival Shorts Showcase I (IE1-2130)

Presented as part of Docs In Progress' Community Stories Festival
Nov 14, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM EST

AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center

8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910, United States

Ticket Information
Single Ticket to Shorts Showcase I at Community Stories Festival (IE1-2130)
Sale Ends: Nov 14, 2017 4:00 PM EST
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Event Description

NOTE: While we are at capacity for this event, free screenings often have some no-shows. We will have a standby line at this screening. Those who joined the online waitlist prior to 4 pm when online ticket sales ended will receive priority in the standby line in the order they were added to the waitlist. Then we will consider walk-ups. You may begin to line up in the standby line at 6:30 pm and we will release any available seats at 6:55 pm.

Also check out more free Shorts programs happening Wednesday in Silver Spring, Saturday in Takoma Park, and Sunday in Sandy Spring.

As part of the Community Stories Festival, come see short documentaries drawn about people, places, and happenings in from our local community. These includes films both by professional filmmakers and by first-time filmmakers in Docs In Progress' adult education video production workshops. Come meet the filmmakers and some of the folks featured in the films.

6:30 pm: Join us for refreshments in Theatre III provided by Not Your Average Joe's
7:00 pm: The screening begins. 


The Potter Violin Company
by Zahra Ahmed, Khayla Deans, and Jabir Hassen

The Vinyl Underground (Joe's Record Paradise)
by Ellen Daniels, Monique Isaac, and Priyanka Pardasani

National Museum of Health & Medicine
by Donald Tepper, David Kosterlitz, and Jerry Friedman

Dip n' Rolls
by Xuezheng Wu, Penni Berbert, and Sara Prince

Food and Familia (Crossroads Community Food Network)
by Maggie Switzer, James Modrick, and Michael Rubin

Feeding Hope (Shepherd's Table)
by Jennifer Brown and Wanda Jennifer

The Fabric of America
by Alyssa Berrios, Merry Hailegeorgies, Gabe Hoekman, Verite Igiraneza, Avi Krishan, Sophie Lucarelli, Juliet Marschall
and Juan Ortiz as part of the Gandhi Brigade

Queens in Training 
by Deanna Del Cielo, Anna Molinaro, Linda Cotton, Erik Hollis, Saznin Mehta, Josh Gates, and Daniel Mills as part of The Institute for Documentary Filmmaking, George Washington University

by Shaun Rosa

Making of the Marvin Gaye Mural - 7th & S St
by Amy Corrine

Creative Feds
by Leon Gerskovic and Erica Ginsberg

Docs In Progress is all about building community through documentary film. Every year, we showcase films produced by members of our documentary community in our Community Stories Festival. This program is one of ten events of the Eighth Annual Community Stories Festival taking place between November 13-19. To see what else is happening, visit

This screening is FREE thanks to the support of:

AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center
8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910, United States
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