Community Stories Festival: Documentary Shorts Program 2

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Sandy Spring Museum

17901 Bentley Rd

Sandy Spring, MD 20860

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Come see short documentaries about local people, places, and happenings from across the Washington DC Metropolitan area. Come meet the filmmakers, some of the folks featured in the films, and celebrate community stories.


WHAT'S SCREENING?


Heartbeat of a Movement
Directed by Nasreen Alkhateeb

Iconic images represent historical injustices, centuries after the fact. What happens when artists come to an inclusive table to tackle social injustice with a common voice? A group of five artists & community organizers came together in Washington DC to collectively reimagine their future and empower the next generation.

Chuck's: The Documentary
Directed by Able Fanta

Chuck Levin's Music Center is a family owned and operated iconic music store located in Wheaton, Maryland, a surburb of Washington, DC. For over 60 years, Chuck's, as it is affectionately called, has serviced not only local musicians and music professionals, but also award-winning artists and groups all over the U.S.

One Fall
Executive Producers: Nina Gilden Seavey, Hans Weise Producers: Melissa Tumas, Sadie Zuch

An exploration into the world of independent professional wrestling, and the intersection of art, theater, athleticism, and sport. We follow a promoter, wrestler, and coach working to bring indie wrestling culture back to the nation's Capitol at the first show in D.C. in decades. There is joy, pain, sacrifice, and gain, all for the adoration of their die hard fans, and the glory that comes with stepping into the ring.

The Best Little Coffee House In Maryland
Directed by Cory Choy and Michael Solsky
Inwood House, the only apartment building in the United States that is both Section 8 and dedicated to people with a variety of disabilities, is home to a monthly musical coffeehouse unlike any other.

Comedy As a Second Language
Directed by Jaclyn O'Laughlin
As part of the live standup showcase Improbable Comedy in Montgomery County, Comedy as a Second Language encourages diverse voices to share their unique stories about the immigrant experience with a live audience and plenty of laughter.

Through Chinatown's Eyes: April 1968
Directed by Penny Lee
The civil disturbances and street violence following the assassination of Civil Rights Leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had a profound impact on all of DC. It had no less an impact on DC Chinatown, which found itself caught between the black and white struggle. Here's a look at how the Chinatown community viewed that iconic moment of history.




ABOUT THE COMMUNITY STORIES FESTIVAL
Docs In Progress is all about building community through documentary film, but we are proud to be based in the vibrant, diverse, and historic communities of Silver Spring, Montgomery County, and the broader Washington DC Metropolitan Area. We have showcased short documentaries about these communities since 2010. Tonight's program screening is part of of the 10th Annual Community Stories Festival. To see what else is happening, visit www.docsinprogress.org/communitystories

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