Nov 11, 2018 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EST
Sandy Spring Museum
17901 Bentley Road, Sandy Spring, MD 20860, United States
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.
DRIVER PROFILE - OLD MEL
by Shaun Rosa
Automotive culture involves speed, aesthetics, technology, and a bond between human and machine. Such is the case for one man and his 1952 Chevy.
DR. CHARLES DREW
by Aviva Kempner
Washington DC native Charles Drew became a medical pioneer whose work made it possible for blood banks to save the lives of thousands in need of transfusions.
CULTIVATION AND COMMUNITY
by Alicia Rodriguez
Food insecurity continues to impact black and brown communities throughout the United States. One woman immerses herself within a Washington DC area community of black growers, healers, and community organizers, all working to bring power to spaces.
GET HAPPY WITH DR. BOB
by Ketayoun Darvich-Kodjouri, Ahlan Graham, and Rini Saha
By day, Bob Sood is a physician. By night, he is a stand up comedian.
CYNTHIA FARRELL JOHNSON: CELEBRATING ART, MUSIC AND OUR ANCESTORS
by Marlene Magrino, Christina Orticke, and Waleed Waite
A portrait of a local artist and her approach to her art.
RINGRAZIAMENTI: THE SAINT JOSEPH'S DAY TABLE TRADITION
by Kirsten Keppel
Sicilian immigrants brought the tradition of special food to commemorate Saint Joseph's Day, including a cream puff called zeppole. While many old country traditions are dying, this is one which several locals are keeping strong.
by Jennifer Lewis
What does it mean to be a young black man today? One student at American University offers his perspective.
WINGS OF FANCY
by Kirsten Rumsey
Butterflies become the ambassadors to the insect world at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, Maryland.
by Jay Mallin
The National Philharmonic, NASA, and Montgomery County Public Schools collaborate on a production that connects science and music.
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 Ninth Annual Community Stories Festival taking place between November 8-14. To see what else is happening, visit www.docsinprogress.org/communitystories
Tickets to tonight's event are FREE thanks to the support of: