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Washington DC

12 February to 12 March 2014

at West End Cinema

Film Festival, February 12–March 12, 2014

Filmmaker(s): Marc Wiese
Year: 2012 / 104m
February 26

Camp 14 – Total Control Zone is a fascinating portrait of a young man who grew up imprisoned by dehumanizing violence yet still found the will to escape.

Filmmaker(s): Lisa Biagiotti, Duy Linh Tu and Joe Lindquist
Year: 2012 / 72m
March 5

deepsouth explores the rural American South and the people who inhabit its most distant corners. Beneath layers of history, poverty, and now soaring HIV infections, four Americans redefine traditional Southern values to create their own solutions to survive.

Filmmaker(s): Harry Freeland
Year: 2012 / 84m
February 19

Filmed over six years, In the Shadow of the Sun tells the story of two men with albinism in Tanzania pursuing their dreams in the face of virulent prejudice.

Filmmaker(s): Jehane Noujaim and Mona Eldaief
Year: 2012 / 75m
March 12

Rafea is a Bedouin woman who lives with her daughters in one of Jordan's poorest desert villages on the Iraqi border. When she is selected for an intriguing programme called the Barefoot College in India, Rafea doesn't need to think twice, and travels to join 30 illiterate women from different countries to train to become solar engineers.

Filmmaker(s): Yoruba Richen
Year: 2013 / 82m
February 12

The New Black tells the story of how the African American community is grappling with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights in light of the marriage equality movement and the fight over civil rights.