DCIFF March 4 – 14, 2010
Opening Night – Thursday, March 4
Navy Memorial Museum – Heritage Center/ Burke Theatre
701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004
Entrance – between D Street & Pennsylvania Avenue, at 8th Street

Guest speakers include filmmaker, Frank Taylor, Producer – “Quantum Tamers”; Dr. Stuart Wolf, Director of the University of Virginia Institute for Nanoscale and Quantum Scientific and Technological Advanced Research (nanoSTAR); a secret representative of the International Spy Museum; and moderated by Jessica Doyle – Reporter, WUSA 9 news.

Tickets: $40 in advance / $50 at the Door and can be purchased online at DCIFF.org

The evening will begin with a musical accompaniment by Fan Fan & Friends, local Haitian musician, playing Caribbean sounds as a prelude to the evening presentations.
The Opening Ceremony will begin at 7:30pm and will present an overview of the festival and related events. The Ceremony will also present two special awards: The DCIFF Making a Difference Award to the “Saint Patrick’s Episcopal Church and Day School” for their long standing contributions to Haiti and their plans to rebuild after the total destruction of their affiliated church in Haiti; and an award to Jonathan Epstein, filmmaker “I Am A Man”, Union – AFSCME, Elmore Nickelberry, a sanitation worker/ Civil Rights Activist (the subject of the DCIFF official selection film “I Am A Man”, based on the true story of Mr. Nickelberry and his work during the Civil rights movement in Memphis.
Screening of our featured films, Roue, a 6 minute animation.
Quantum Tamers, a 54 minute documentary. Following the screening there will be a 20 minute Question & Answer session.
The evening is scheduled to end at 9:30pm.

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