Our 4th annual Global Impact Film Festival was a great success! Check out this past year's schedule of film screenings, discussions and networking events below and stay tuned for 2019 for our 5th annual festival.
2018 GLOBAL IMPACT FILM FESTIVAL SCHEDULE
*All GIDC Screenings will take place in the Meeting Room Level of the hotel in Rooms 2 and 3.
*Workshops and discussions will take place in the Meeting Room Level of the hotel in room Mount Vernon.
FRIDAY- AUGUST 24, 2018
6:00 PM Lobby Welcome Party! Meet & Greet (Badge Pick Up)
8:00 PM Discover DCBX Cultural Night Event
SATURDAY- AUGUST 25, 2018
9:00 AM Registration Opens
10:00 AM SESSION 1: DOCUMENTARIES
Living in Chains
Making Waves: Rebirth of the Golden Rule
13 Reasons to Fly
Dovere for Camden
The Rest of Your Life
TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 116 minutes
10:00 AM SESSION 2: NARRATIVES
America; I Too
GANDHI V/S JUSTICE In-Justice We Believe
TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 86 minutes
12:00 PM Panel Discussion with Founder and Executive Director of p.h. balanced films and Head of Communications of CIVIC (Center for Civilians in Conflict), Piper Hendricks and Will Jenkins, co-author of Movies & Grassroots Community Engagement: Documentary Films & State and Local Public Policy in the United States.
1:00 PM LUNCH HOUR
2:00 PM SESSION 3: DOCUMENTARIES
The Color of the Current
Back to the Roots
The Ripple Effect
Insulin for Life: Real Stories of the Struggle for Access and the Dedicated Individuals Who Help
TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 95 minutes
2:00 PM SESSION 4: NARRATIVES
Who Are They
Five O'Clock Shadow
TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 90 minutes
4:00 PM Workshop with Paul Marengo, CEO of Promethean Fundraising on Grant Writing
5:00 PM SESSION 5: DOCUMENTARIES
Sankofa Solving X
Paglaki Ko "When I Grow Up"
Let Them In
Through My Eyes: Hani's Journey
TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 78 minutes
5:00 PM SESSION 6: NARRATIVES
Two Moments in Time
War Has No Eyes
TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 75 minutes
7:00 PM "Making a Social Impact" Open Discussion with Social Justice Filmmaker and TIVA Board Member, Montserrat Gorina.
8:00 PM VIP Rooftop Networking Party- 11th Floor Entrance
10:00 PM DCBX Cultural Experience- Ballroom Level
SUNDAY- AUGUST 26, 2018
10:00 AM Registration Opens
11:00 AM SESSION 7: DOCUMENTARIES
Silent No More - Louise Pentz: A Voice for Social Change
They Took Them Alive
Mexico: Looking For Lost Migrants
TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 105 minutes
11:00 AM SESSION 8: NARRATIVES
A Day at Primary School for the Girl with the Curly Hair
Make America Black Again
Small Town Hitman
TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 87 minutes
1:00 PM "Ask Me Anything" Open Discussion with Casting Director and Producer, Kimberly Skyrme.
2:00 PM LUNCH HOUR
3:00 PM SESSION 9: DOCUMENTARIES
Tyranny of Distance
Shelbyville Says NO!
TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 95 minutes
3:00 PM SESSION 10: DOCUMENTARIES
DC Hero Aniekan Udofia
The Quare In There
Resilience at the Roots
TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 93 minutes
5:15 PM Award Ceremony at Fireview Room- Lobby Level
8:00 PM Farewell and DCBX Cultural Experience- Ballroom Level
We look forward to seeing you at this year's 4th annual festival!
Questions? Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. :)