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October 2014

The 4th Annual DC Palestinian Film and Arts Festival

October 2 @ 8:00 am - October 5 @ 5:00 pm
Goethe Institut,
812 7th St, NW, Washington, DC United States
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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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July 2014

Film: Maestra

July 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
IPS Conference Room,
1112 16th Street NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC United States
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Cuba, 1961: 250,000 volunteers taught 700,000 people to read and write in one year. 100,000 of the teachers were under 18 years old. Over half were women. The Cuban Literacy Campaign of 1961 dramatically improved the nation’s literacy levels within one year by  teaching classes in the rural areas of the country. This campaign was also the impetus for a grassroots pedagogy promoted globally. The Institute for Policy Studies invites you to a screening and discussion of the award winning film MAESTRA, that…

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June 2014

Film: The New Black

June 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V,
2021 14th Street NW, Washington, DC United States
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An IPS and Community Cinema [DC] preview that tells the story of how the African American community is grappling with the gay rights issue in light of the gay marriage movement and the fight over civil rights. 

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Reception: Abby Ginzberg and Soft Vengeance

June 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Alliance for Justice,
11 Dupont Circle NW 2nd Floor, Washington, DC United States
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Join the Institute for Policy Studies, and Alliance for Justice for a reception with sneek previewing of the film about  lawyer, writer, art lover and South African freedom fighter, Albie Sachs.

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May 2014

Film: Vanishing Pearls

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Anacostia Arts Center,
1231 Good Hope Rd SE, Washington, DC United States
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IPS’ Climate Policy Program partners with Parallel Film Collective the DC premiere screening that delves into the worst environmental disaster in American history.

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March 2014

Film: The Truth About Our Youth Premiere

March 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Busboys & Poets – Hyattsville,
5331 Baltimore Avenue, Hyattsville, MD United States
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Join the Institute for Policy Studies, Just Kids Maryland and others for a screeining that looks at Maryland’s youth in the adult criminal justice system.

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February 2014

Film: The Trials of Muhammad Ali

February 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V,
2021 14th Street NW, Washington, DC United States
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Join IPS and Community Cinema [DC] for this preview that explores the extraordinary and complex life of the legendary athlete outside the boxing ring, including a Q&A with David Zirin, sports writer for The Nation and author of  Game Over: How Politics Has Turned the Sports World Upside Down.

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January 2014

FILM: Justice On Trial

January 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
IPS Conference Room,
1112 16th Street NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC United States
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Join us for an IPS screening of a compelling documentary examining ‘The Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal.” 

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December 2013

Film: The Day Diplomacy Died

December 17, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
IPS Conference Room,
1112 16th Street NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC United States
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Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban 5 present a screening with discussion of The Day Diplomacy Died, that includes a multimedia report back on the recent 9th Colloquium in Holguin, Cuba about the Cuban 5.

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November 2013

Film: The State of Arizona

November 24, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V,
2021 14th Street NW, Washington, DC United States
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An IPS and Community Cinema [DC] preview that captures the explosive emotions and complex realities behind Arizona’s headline-grabbing struggle with illegal immigration.

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