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June 23, 2019

  HUB District Architectural CtrLandmark E Street 1Landmark E Street 4Landmark E Street 6Landmark E Street 7AFI Silver Theater 2AFI Silver Theater 3National Archives MuseumThe National Museum of American HistoryNavy MemorialNational Geographic Grosvenor Auditorium
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9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.DOCUMENTARY ETHICS SCENARIOS: WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.MIKE WALLACE IS HERE
3:45 p.m. - 5:35 p.m.THE GREAT HACK
6:45 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.AQUARELA
9:30 p.m. - 11:02 p.m.DAVID CROSBY: REMEMBER MY NAME
12:45 p.m. - 2:23 p.m.WE BELIEVE IN DINOSAURS
3:30 p.m. - 3:38 p.m.PICTURE CHARACTER
6:15 p.m. - 7:44 p.m.MOONLIGHT SONATA: DEAFNESS IN THREE MOVEMENTS
9:00 p.m. - 10:31 p.m.THE AMAZING JOHNATHAN DOCUMENTARY
12:15 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.SHORTS PROGRAM 5
3:15 p.m. - 4:42 p.m.RECORDER: THE MARION STOKES PROJECT
6:00 p.m. - 7:27 p.m.SHORTS PROGRAM 4
8:45 p.m. - 10:08 p.m.SEARCHING EVA
12:30 p.m. - 2:06 p.m.THE ELEPHANT QUEEN
3:30 p.m. - 5:11 p.m.SLAY THE DRAGON
6:30 p.m. - 8:08 p.m.THE APOLLO
9:15 p.m. - 10:47 p.m.LINDA RONSTADT: THE SOUND OF MY VOICE
1:30 p.m. - 2:51 p.m.MIDNIGHT FAMILY
4:15 p.m. - 5:44 p.m.ONE CHILD NATION
7:15 p.m. - 8:39 p.m.MADE IN BOISE
7:00 p.m. - 8:33 p.m.RAISE HELL: THE LIFE & TIMES OF MOLLY IVINS

Forum

DOCUMENTARY ETHICS SCENARIOS: WHAT WOULD YOU DO?

HUB District Architectural Ctr, 6/23/2019 9:30 am

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Portrait

MIKE WALLACE IS HERE

Avi Belkin

Landmark E Street 1, 6/23/2019 12:30 p.m.

Famed 60 MINUTES journalist Mike Wallace was best known for his confrontational interview style. His work was a major force in pushing the form of journalism to the tipping point we know today. Using exclusively archival footage, MIKE WALLACE IS HERE explores his life and multi-decade career in broadcast television, beginning in the 1950s.  read more

Truth and Justice

THE GREAT HACK

Karim Amer | Jehane Noujaim

Landmark E Street 1, 6/23/2019 3:45 p.m.

An American professor discovers that his personal data has been hacked, mined to create a digital political profile, and then weaponized. Rinse and repeat 240 million times. Academy Award®-nominated filmmakers Karim Amer and Jehane Noujaim (THE SQUARE) masterfully unravel the Cambridge Analytica/Facebook scandal that rocked the 2016 U.S. presidential election.  read more

Spectrum

AQUARELA

Victor Kossakovsky

Landmark E Street 1, 6/23/2019 6:45 p.m.

From frozen Lake Baikal in Siberia to hurricane-ravaged Miami, Victor Kossakovsky’s visual and aural tour de force puts you face to face with the overwhelmingly raw power of water in all its forms. Before experiencing AQUARELA’s eye-popping cinematography and thunderous soundtrack on the big screen, prepare your senses for nothing less than total surrender.  read more

Anthem

DAVID CROSBY: REMEMBER MY NAME

A.J. Eaton

Landmark E Street 1, 6/23/2019 9:30 p.m.

A remarkably candid music portrait documentary, DAVID CROSBY: REMEMBER MY NAME re-examines the life and music of the storied co-founder of The Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash through the eyes of the man himself. Still making music and touring, Crosby looks back — and forward — with equal parts wit and wisdom.  read more

Spectrum

WE BELIEVE IN DINOSAURS

Monica Long Ross | Clayton Brown

Landmark E Street 6, 6/23/2019 12:45 p.m.

In the heart of Kentucky, a new theme park takes shape: the Ark Encounter, a life-size reproduction of Noah’s Ark filled with exhibits of the creatures on board, including dinosaurs. Filmed over three years, the film follows the Ark project from conception to opening day and gives a fascinating range of perspectives on the creationist movement.  read more

Spectrum

PICTURE CHARACTER

Martha Shane | Ian Cheney

Landmark E Street 6, 6/23/2019 3:30 p.m.

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Anthem

MOONLIGHT SONATA: DEAFNESS IN THREE MOVEMENTS

Irene Taylor Brodsky

Landmark E Street 6, 6/23/2019 6:15 p.m.

MOONLIGHT SONATA tells an intimate and personal multigenerational story of loss and discovery through deafness. Born deaf and receiving cochlear implants as a toddler, Jonas grows up in a world full of sound. His grandparents on the other hand, also born deaf, experienced a childhood of silence. As Jonas turns 11, he learns “Moonlight Sonata,” a piece Beethoven wrote while going deaf. It is a beautiful film of love and sound, in all their messy forms.  read more

Portrait

THE AMAZING JOHNATHAN DOCUMENTARY

Ben Berman

Landmark E Street 6, 6/23/2019 9:00 p.m.

An aging magician is dying. A young filmmaker follows him around, intending to create his debut feature film. A few weeks into filming, it’s revealed that there is another crew also filming this same magician, at the same time. What results is a hilarious metatextual work of documentary unlike anything you have ever seen before.   read more

Shorts

SHORTS PROGRAM 5

Landmark E Street 7, 6/23/2019 12:15 p.m.

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Portrait

RECORDER: THE MARION STOKES PROJECT

Matt Wolf

Landmark E Street 7, 6/23/2019 3:15 p.m.

Beginning with the Iranian Hostage Crisis in 1979, Marion Stokes secretly recorded television 24 hours a day at a time when the networks did not systematically save the news. A time capsule of America’s modern TV age, filmmaker Matt Wolf’s brilliantly stylized portrait depicts Stokes’ fascinating life as a media activist and her unusual and visionary project.  read more

Shorts

SHORTS PROGRAM 4

Landmark E Street 7, 6/23/2019 6:00 p.m.

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Portrait

SEARCHING EVA

Pia Hellenthal

Landmark E Street 7, 6/23/2019 8:45 p.m.

Meet Eva, a 25-year-old sex worker, drug user and Instagram model. Living with her mom and working on the internet, Eva documents her life in a performative and personal way. What is it like to be a woman in the 21st century? This documentary presents this incredible young woman with heartbreaking honesty.  read more

Spectrum

THE ELEPHANT QUEEN

Mark Deeble | Victoria Stone

AFI Silver Theater 2, 6/23/2019 12:30 p.m.

Focusing on a single elephant family and its matriarch over the course of one harrowing season, this film gives us an intimate look at the lives of elephants. Intense emotional twists and stunning photography make this incredible adventure one of the most highly acclaimed and beloved films of the year.  read more

Truth and Justice

SLAY THE DRAGON

Barak Goodman | Chris Durrance

AFI Silver Theater 2, 6/23/2019 3:30 p.m.

In recent years, Democratic and Republican-controlled legislatures have been one-upping each other to see who can draw the crookedest district lines and, thereby, maximize their electoral majorities. A thoroughly engrossing investigation of partisan gerrymandering, SLAY THE DRAGON dramatizes precisely what is making our political system sick and, possibly, how it can be healed.  read more

Anthem

THE APOLLO

Roger Ross Williams

AFI Silver Theater 2, 6/23/2019 6:30 p.m.

The historic Apollo Theater is cherished as the platform that launched the careers of countless African-American talents. Its enduring influence on popular culture and commitment to both established and emerging artists in the community is lovingly chronicled in this captivating tribute from Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams.  read more

Anthem

LINDA RONSTADT: THE SOUND OF MY VOICE

Rob Epstein | Jeffrey Friedman

AFI Silver Theater 2, 6/23/2019 9:15 p.m.

With her dynamic voice, Linda Ronstadt became a superstar pop artist during the male-dominated music industry of the 1970s. Esteemed filmmakers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman chronicle Ronstadt’s trailblazing success in multiple music genres through rocking archival footage and affectionate interviews with Dolly Parton, Bonnie Raitt and Emmylou Harris.  read more

Portrait

MIDNIGHT FAMILY

Luke Lorentzen

AFI Silver Theater 3, 6/23/2019 1:30 p.m.

In Mexico City, there are fewer than 45 public ambulances for nine million people. In response, a dysfunctional system of privately-owned ambulances has taken over the city’s healthcare system. MIDNIGHT FAMILY intimately follows the Ochoa family as they compete in transporting patients at night. Each trip is a tricky balance of ethics and empathy: they must arrive first to give care for the injured, but also for their financial self-interest.  read more

Truth and Justice

ONE CHILD NATION

Nanfu Wang | Jialing Zhang

AFI Silver Theater 3, 6/23/2019 4:15 p.m.

After becoming a first-time mother, filmmaker Nanfu Wang reflects on her childhood in China and investigates the country’s one child nation policy. From 1979 to 2015, the government enforced one-child households, favoring male babies and waging a “population war.” With co-director Jialing Zhang, Wang thoughtfully examines the multi-generational trauma caused by this tragic social experiment.  read more

Spectrum

MADE IN BOISE

Beth Aala

AFI Silver Theater 3, 6/23/2019 7:15 p.m.

In Boise, Idaho, a unique business trend is growing – literally. The town has become the unofficial surrogacy capital of America. Filmmaker Beth Aala delicately follows four surrogate mothers and the biological parents of the babies they carry. Finding purpose and power in these pregnancies, the surrogate women create life-changing opportunities for those unable to conceive.  read more

Galas

RAISE HELL: THE LIFE & TIMES OF MOLLY IVINS

Janice Engel

Navy Memorial, 6/23/2019 7:00 p.m.

RAISE HELL: THE LIFE & TIMES OF MOLLY IVINS chronicles the life of political commentator and Pulitzer Prize-nominated author Molly Ivins. A maverick voice in journalism, Ivins used humor to speak truth about social inequalities, expose corrupt government and poke at the political elite. Filmmaker Janice Engel crafts a witty and entertaining portrait of Ivins, who died of cancer in 2007, giving life to her words and reminding us to be bold in today’s political climate.  read more