Documentary Appreciation Salon

This salon series, moderated by Docs In Progress co-founder Erica Ginsberg, brings together filmmakers and documentary film aficionados to discuss and debate great issues in documentary cinema. Each salon focuses around a particular sub-genre of documentary and use clips from documentary films and questions from the moderator to spur reflection and discussion. As a way to encourage greater discourse on documentary film, this series is free to the public.

This month's topic will focus on how place is approached in documentaries. While sometimes just a setting or backdrop, the location or locations of a documentary can often be almost a character in and of itself. How do different documentarians treat the role of place in their films? We will look and discuss a number of clips from classic and contemporary documentaries. This program is sponsored by Modern Times Coffeehouse at Politics & Prose Bookstore.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 from 7:30-9:30 pm

Modern Times Coffeehouse at Politics & Prose Bookstore (5015
Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington DC - Lower Level)

This is a free program. However it does take place in a cafe space and we encourage you to support our sponsor by getting some yummy food or drink while at the program.

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