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This Docs In Progress ( screening provides an opportunity for local and visiting documentary filmmakers to screen their unfinished films to an audience and get valuable feedback. After screening each film, facilitators from Docs In Progress moderate a feedback session with the audience. This honest and constructive feedback is aimed at helping the filmmakers get to the next stage of completing and distributing the film. Special thanks to The Documentary Center at the George Washington University ( for sponsoring this program.


Identity’s Journey (
by Henock Yilma
A young Ethiopian-American sets out on a journey to identify and learn more about the culture of his ancestry to help regain part of his identity. This film is presented in collaboration with Gandhi Brigade (

How Washington Really Works: Charlie Peters and the Washington Monthly
by Norman Kelley
At the height of a growing public distrust of the federal government in ( late 1960s, former Peace Corps volunteer Charlie Peters creates a magazine that examines the ways of Washington and would go on to generate a corps of Washington journalists for two generations.


Thursday, May 2,[masked]:00-10:00 pm

George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs Building[masked]st Street, NW
Room 306
Washington DC 20052

The building is located at the corner of 21st and H Streets, NW in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood. The closest Metro station is Foggy Bottom (on this Stationmasters Map (, the building is noted as “Media & PA” in the center of the right side of the map. Limited street parking is free after 6:30 pm (but has a two-hour limit in the streets immediately around the building). There is also a campus garage on H Street.

$10 suggested donation. Cash only at the door. No advance tickets required.

NOTE: This is a public screening, so we are expecting more attendees than just Meet-Up members. While an official Meet-Up is not being planned (since Erica has to focus on prep for the screening itself), if any participants would like to get together before or after the screening, please note when and where in your RSVP comments.

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