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The Deepest Breath

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 5th Floor Auditorium 8TH AND G STREETS NW, WASHINGTON, DC, DC, United States

A champion freediver and expert safety diver seemed destined for one another despite the different paths they took to meet at the pinnacle of the freediving world. A look at the thrilling rewards — and inescapable risks — of chasing dreams through the depths of the ocean.

Maestra

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 5th Floor Auditorium 8TH AND G STREETS NW, WASHINGTON, DC, DC, United States

Five incredible women from around the world, who are boldly breaking glass ceilings in the male-dominated world of orchestral conducting, take center stage in Maestra, filmmaker Maggie Contreras’ directorial debut.

Supreme (w/t)

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 5th Floor Auditorium 8TH AND G STREETS NW, WASHINGTON, DC, DC, United States

Presenting one episode of this four-part documentary series, which traces the modern history of the Supreme Court, and the people, decisions and confirmation battles that have shaped America.

Breaking the News

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 5th Floor Auditorium 8TH AND G STREETS NW, WASHINGTON, DC, DC, United States

A group of women and LGBTQ+ journalists, bucking the white male status quo, launch The 19th*—a digital news startup that asks who has been omitted from mainstream coverage and how they can be included?

Between Life & Death: Terri Schiavo’s Story

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 5th Floor Auditorium 8TH AND G STREETS NW, WASHINGTON, DC, DC, United States

The famous right-to-die legal battle over Terri Schiavo’s fate divided a family and launched an American culture war. This film explores how the “pro-life” movement harnessed Terri’s story for political gain, raising questions about the government’s role in our private lives and who decides if a life is worth living.

Stephen Curry: Underrated

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 5th Floor Auditorium 8TH AND G STREETS NW, WASHINGTON, DC, DC, United States

The remarkable coming-of-age story of one of the most influential, dynamic, and unexpected players in the history of basketball: Stephen Curry.

Kokomo City

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 5th Floor Auditorium 8TH AND G STREETS NW, WASHINGTON, DC, DC, United States

A wildly entertaining and refreshingly unfiltered documentary that passes the mic to four Black transgender sex workers in Atlanta and New York City – Daniella Carter, Koko Da Doll, Liyah Mitchell and Dominique Silver - as they hold nothing back while breaking down the walls of their profession.

Uncharted

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 5th Floor Auditorium 8TH AND G STREETS NW, WASHINGTON, DC, DC, United States

Uncharted goes behind the scenes of Alicia Keys' "She Is The Music" songwriting camp in this revealing look at the music business. Through the experiences of young Black and Brown women, we show how hard it is to succeed in a world granting very little access and opportunity for them.

Natalia

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 5th Floor Auditorium 8TH AND G STREETS NW, WASHINGTON, DC, DC, United States

A 29-year-old novice nun leaves behind a promising career in engineering and a lively romantic life to embrace the passions of her faith. Through beautifully shot black-and-white footage, director Elizabeth Mirzaei provides an intimate and meditative portrait of Natalia through the transitory period of her life as she approaches her vows.