Documentary Roundtable: Trailer Night
The Documentary Roundtable/Trailer Night is a regular program co-hosted by Docs In Progress and Women in Film and Video of Washington DC that alternates most months. Trailer Night is focused on peer feedback and includes time for networking. This is an opportunity to meet others in the documentary community, provide feedback to several filmmakers on their trailers and share your latest successes and challenges.
Trailer Night is led by Docs In Progress and moderated by Richard Hall and Simone Fary, local filmmakers and longtime community members of Docs In Progress. 2022 marks their 11th year as hosts! At this time, the program is being held remotely via Zoom, and you will receive the Zoom link in your email confirmation. We are looking forward to meeting you there!
Trailers to be featured on December 12:
🎥 Breaking Good: Women and the War on Drugs by Dorothy Dickie
Breaking Good tells the story of the alarming escalation of incarcerated women since the war on drugs was declared in the 1980s and how the criminal justice system unfairly targeted women who were caught up in the drug trade. It also highlights efforts to curb the opioid epidemic by Rhode Island which is considered a model for the rest of the nation.
🎥 Seeing Without Sight by Alyscia Cunningham
What is the perceptual process that underlie the experience of beauty from the perspective of a woman, without the sense of sight? SEEING WITHOUT SIGHT is an educational documentary film and photography book that includes stories of girls and woman who are visually impaired that challenge us to see beauty beyond our sense of sight.
🎥 1787 The American Constitution by David Garrigus
Leading authors and historians tell the story of the US Constitution's creation. Acclaimed actors bring the words of the Framers to life. “1787” promises to entertain while providing a deeper understanding of America's essential history.
December 12, 2022 at 7:00pm - 9pm