Film: The Homestretch

Film: The Homestretch

An IPS and Community Cinema [DC] preview screening that follows the struggle and triumph three remarkable homeless teens and explores the broader plight within the larger issues of poverty, race, juvenile justice, immigration, foster care, and LGBTQ rights.

Film: Mabele Na Biso (Our Land)

Film: Mabele Na Biso (Our Land)

Congo Week film screening and presentation about humanitarian aid and development in the Congo from a local perspective.

Let’s Give Kids Better Mental Health

Let’s Give Kids Better Mental Health

In the District of Columbia, youth face particular challenges as disparities in resources and risks vary drastically in just a matter of miles.

Crushing College Dreams

Crushing College Dreams

On the very day that student loan debt reached the $1-trillion mark, Senate Republicans blocked a vote to extend the 3.4-percent interest rate on student loans for another year.

Red, White, and Blue Frenzy

Red, White, and Blue Frenzy

Despite the passion of the White House throngs, Osama bin Laden’s death is no “mission accomplished.”

Hill Briefing: How Would You Spend $1 Trillion?

Hill Briefing: How Would You Spend $1 Trillion?

At this congressional briefing and screening view two four-minute compelling videos which chronicle how the filmmakers – and the people they interview – would spend the more than $1 trillion already spent on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The filmmakers will also offer brief introductions to their work and to life in their communities.