Community Stories Festival


SUBMIT YOUR FILM NOW FOR THE COMMUNITY STORIES FESTIVAL
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SAVE THE DATE OF NOVEMBER 8-14, 2018
Documentary Screenings, Filmmaking Workshops, Salons and Discussions
celebrating the stories and storytellers from our local community

SCHEDULE

DATE/TIME 

LOCATION EVENT

Thursday
November 8
7:30-9:30 pm

 

Takoma Park
Community Center
Screenings of Shorts on Local Topics
Produced by Docs In Progress students and professional filmmakers.
Free 

Submit Your Film Now

Friday
November 9

 

TBD

Program to be Announced

 

Saturday
November 10


 

Docs In Progress

Filmmaking at Your Fingertips: the Smartphone Documentarian 
$
Register

 

Sunday
November 11

TBD

Program to be Announced

 

Monday
November 12

 

 TBD

Program to be Announced

Monday
November 13

 TBD

Program to be Announced

Tuesday
November 14
Silver Spring Civic Building

Screenings of Shorts on Local Topics
Produced by Docs In Progress students and professional filmmakers.
Free 
Submit Your Film Now

Co-presented with Silver Spring Town Center, Inc.

ABOUT COMMUNITY STORIES

Docs In Progress is proud to be based in diverse, vibrant, and historic Montgomery County, Maryland just outside Washington DC. We also believe in the power of documentary to bring community together. Our annual Community Stories Festival highlights the stories of people, places, and events from our local community. The festival is open to the public and gives local residents a chance to learn more about their communities and meet both the filmmakers and people featured in the films.

The festival features films made by professional filmmakers in our community which spotlight local stories, as well as works produced by adults and youth in our our production classes and camps. To allow these first-time filmmakers to focus on learning effective storytelling and the technical aspects of using a camera and editing equipment, we identify local individuals, small businesses, and nonprofits for the students to profile in short videos. 

Below are just a handful of Community Stories profile videos which have been made over the years. You can see even more on our Youtube page.