|2009_MD_Maysles_090618||112||AFI Silverdocs 2009 -- Guggenheim Symposium honoring Albert Maysles|
Speakers in sequence:
-- Sky Sitney (AFI/Silverdocs)
-- Christo and Jeanne-Claude
-- Barbara Kopple
-- Albert Maysles interviewed by Lisa Schwarzbaum
-- Grace Guggenheim presenting the award
Guggenheim Symposium honoring legendary documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles. Artists Christo and...
|2010_MD_Wiseman_100624||107||AFI Silverdocs 2010 -- Guggenheim Symposium honoring Frederick Wiseman|
Speakers in sequence:
- Bob Gazzale, president of AFI
- Paula A. Kerger, president of PBS
- Frederick Wiseman in conversation with Davis Guggenheim
- Grace and Davis Guggenheim presenting the award to Mr. Wiseman
Guggenheim Symposium honoring legendary documentary filmmaker Frederick...
|2017_DC_KatzenO_170128||36||DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2017A Winter Opening Reception (Public)|
In addition to lots of folks, two artists were also here in their galleries:
* Photographer Joe Cameron -- "Touching Air"
* Sculptor Mike Shaffer -- "Towers & Monuments"
|2008_DC_Lincoln_CottageO_080218||92||DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Grand Opening (2008) -- Other|
Pictures here include the congregating before and after the ceremony, the audience during the ceremony, posed pictures after the ceremony, and people wandering the cottage and grounds. Photographed here include Richard Moe, Frank Milligan, Pat Furgurson, Elizabeth Brownstein, Douglas Wilson, Edna...
|2011_DC_Colby_111025||154||DC -- "The Man Nobody Knew" screening and reception (Tuesday night)|
THE MAN NOBODY KNEW: IN SEARCH OF MY FATHER, CIA SPYMASTER WILLIAM COLBY
From Emmy Award winning filmmaker Carl Colby
THE MAN NOBODY KNEW is a new documentary which offers a son's powerful look at his mysterious father - legendary CIA spymaster and former CIA head, William Colby - whose life was...
|2006_DC_NALBJ_060324||41||Env Film Festival (2006) -- "A Life: The Story of Lady Bird Johnson" (w/Jack Valenti and Bess Abell) @ Natl Archives|
In conjunction with the 2006 Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital, the Charles Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film and the Center for the National Archives Experience present "A Life: The Story of Lady Bird Johnson" (1992), the story of one of America’s most remarkable First Ladies...
|2012_DC_Place_Land_120318||20||Env Film Festival (2012) -- "A Place In The Land" (w/Grace Guggenheim and David Donath) @ Natl Museum of Amer History|
20th Anniversary Environmental Film Festival Retrospective
A PLACE IN THE LAND (USA, 1998, 30 min.)
Protecting Wild Lands
George Marsh, Frederick Billings and Laurence Rockefeller were three influential figures in the history of conservation. Born generations apart, with very different lives, the...
|2014_DC_MoeR_140320||98||Env Film Festival (2014) -- Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award Finalists and Winner -- Reception @ Natl Geographic Society|
Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award:
Reception following awards.
|2014_DC_Damnation_140330||99||Env Film Festival (2014) -- "Damnation" (w/Travis Rummel, Ben Knight, and Matt Stoecker) @ Carnegie Inst|
The Documentary Award for Environmental Advocacy, a new award in this year's Festival, will be presented to DamNation (USA, 2014, 94 min.),a film capturing the growing momentum behind river restoration and dam removal. Directors Travis Rummel and Ben Knight will receive the award at the film's...
|2015_DC_Moe_150319||141||Env Film Festival (2015) -- Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award Finalists and Winner ("Silent River") w/Steve Fisher and Jason Jaacks @ Natl Geographic Society|
Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award
National Geographic Society 7:30pm, March 19th
SEEDING A DREAM (USA, 2014, 15 min.) Sheepscot General Store and Uncas Farm were revitalized into a thriving community food hub by ambitious young farmers. The farmers tackle challenges while bringing...
|2015_DC_Bikes_Cars_150317||204||Env Film Festival (2015) -- "Bikes Vs. Cars" (w/Fredrik Gertten and Margarete Jangard) -- Reception @ Carnegie Inst|
Join us to celebrate the Festival’s launch and its theme: Climate Connections.
Traffic gridlock around the world is frustrating people, wasting their time, polluting the air and contributing to climate change. Director Fredrik Gertten (BANANAS! and Big Boys Gone Bananas!) investigates the daily global...
|2016_DC_EFF_Benefit_160210||362||Env Film Festival (2016) -- 10th Annual Benefit Reception @ Japanese Ambassador's Residence|
10th Annual Benefit Reception Under the Patronage of Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae and Mrs. Nobuko Sasae Embassy of Japan Honoring:
Wade Davis and Gail Percy
Champions of Endangered Cultures and Ecosystems
DCEFF is pleased to honor Wade Davis and Gail Percy for their work in protecting endangered...
|2016_DC_Birth_Of_Sake_160322||133||Env Film Festival (2016) -- "Birth of Saké" w/Erik Shirai @ Carnegie Inst|
The Birth of Saké
Winner of the 2016 Polly Krakora Award for Artistry in Film!
The 144-year-old Yoshida Saké Brewery does things the old-fashioned way: dedicated artisans work in concert with natural forces — the temperature and humidity of the air, the chemistry of the water, the swirling koji mold...
|2016_DC_Seer_160324||206||Env Film Festival (2016) -- "The Seer" w/Laura Dunn, Jef Sewell, and Mary Berry @ National Geographic Society|
The Seer: A Portrait of Wendell Berry
Winner of the William W. Warner Beautiful Swimmers Award!
From a hillside office in his native Henry County, Kentucky, Wendell Berry captures in writing the changing landscape and shifting values of rural America in the era of industrial agriculture. The Seer...
|2017_DC_EFF_Benefit_170216||223||Env Film Festival (2017) -- 25th Anniversary Benefit Reception honoring Flo Stone and Roger D. Stone @ New Zealand Embassy|
25th Anniversary Benefit Reception Honoring Flo Stone and Roger D. Stone
Hosted by Ambassador Tom Groser, Embassy of New Zealand.
* Welcome: Ambassador Tim Groser
* Opening: Maryanne Culpepper, EFF Executive Director
* Acknowledgements: E. William Stetson III, Host Committee...
|2017_DC_Water_Power_170314||138||Env Film Festival (2017) -- "Water & Power: A California Heist" (w/Adam Keats) @ Natl Geographic Society|
Water & Power: A California Heist
Water & Power takes a look at the incredible drought that has gripped the valley’s of California for years. While the barons of the water profit from the scarce commodity, every-day folk, small communities, and family farmers struggle every day in a state of crisis....
|2018_DC_EFF_Benefit_180205||191||Env Film Festival (2018) -- Benefit Gala honoring Dr. Sylvia Earle @ Embassy of France in the US|
Environmental Film Festival In The Nation's Capital invites you to attend the Benefit Gala.
This annual event raises critical funds for the upcoming Festival in Washington, DC from March 15-25, 2018.
Honoring Dr. Sylvia Earle as DCEFF’s Environmental Champion for her extraordinary work in ocean...
|2018_DC_Last_AnimalsR_180315||172||Env Film Festival (2018) -- "The Last Animals" -- Receptions and Preparation @ Natl Geographic Society|
The Last Animals
Presented by the Reva and David Logan Foundation.
The Last Animals follows the conservationists, scientists, and activists battling poachers and criminal networks to save elephants and rhinos from the edge of extinction.
Director: Kate Brooks
(US/UK, 2017, 92 min.) DC...
|2010_DC_FNA_101201||8||Foundation for the Natl Archives -- "Discovering the Civil War, Part Two: Consequences" reception|
To say thank you to our members, to ring in the holiday season, and to celebrate the opening of our newest exhibit "Discovering the Civil War, Part Two: Consequences", we invite you to join the Foundation for a special evening, including
* A private reception including favorite holiday treats and...
|2014_DC_20Feet_140226||25||Natl Archives -- Academy Award Documentary Feature Nominee: "20 Feet from Stardom" (introduced by Willie Waffle)|
10th Annual Showcase of Academy Award®–Nominated Documentaries and Short Subjects
The National Archives hosts the tenth annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories–Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short Film.
|2013_DC_Searching_130220||16||Natl Archives -- Academy Award Documentary Feature Nominee: "Searching for Sugar Man" (introduced by Willie Waffle)|
9th Annual Showcase of Academy Award®–Nominated Documentaries and Short Subjects:
The National Archives Experience hosts the ninth annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories—Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short...
|2008_DC_NALBJ_080522||33||Natl Archives -- Harry McPherson (introducing "The Journey of Lyndon Johnson")|
The Journey of Lyndon Johnson:
In conjunction with the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library & Museum’s year-long celebration of LBJ’s 100th birthday, The Charles Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film at the National Archives presents "The Journey of Lyndon Johnson", produced in 1974 by Guggenheim...
|2007_DC_NA9LR_070927||77||Natl Archives -- Panel -- 1st Annual Charles Guggenheim Tribute Pgm (50th Anniversary of the Little Rock Crisis)|
Fiftieth Anniversary of the Little Rock Crisis.
Two parts for the program itself:
(1) Remembering Charles Guggenheim's Nine from Little Rock. Courtesy of the Margaret Herrick Library, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The Charles Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film at the...
|2009_DC_NACG3_090923||81||Natl Archives -- Panel -- 3rd Annual Charles Guggenheim Tribute Pgm (20th Anniversary of the Johnstown Flood)|
Third Annual Charles Guggenheim Tribute Program
The Johnstown Flood: 20th Anniversary Screening and Discussion
Charles Guggenheim accepted his third Oscar® in 1990 for The Johnstown Flood (Best Documentary Short Subject). The film expertly weaves archival photographs, narration, and historical...
|2015_DC_Monument_150915||120||Natl Archives -- Panel -- 9th Annual Charles Guggenheim Tribute Pgm (Monument to the Dream)|
9th Annual Charles Guggenheim Tribute Program: Monument to the Dream
Tonight's Guggenheim Documentary Center Tribute Program features Monument to the Dream, Charles Guggenheim’s third Academy Award®-nominated film. Recently restored by the National Park Service and Guggenheim Productions, Inc., the...
|2012_DC_Fourteenth_121025||61||Natl Archives -- Panel -- Fourteenth Day|
The Fourteenth Day: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis/The Secret White House Tapes
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, a panel will discuss JFK’s secret White House recordings, which will be played during the program. Caroline Kennedy will offer opening...
|2007_DC_NARAD_070427||42||Natl Archives -- Robert and Anne Drew (Salute to...) ("Crisis")|
Salute to Documentary Filmmakers Robert and Anne Drew: In the late 1950s, Robert Drew pioneered the cinema verité or direct cinema documentary form, which utilized innovative, lightweight cameras and sound equipment to allow filmmakers to record the experiences of people as they live them. He formed...
|2009_DC_NAWAW_091208||48||Natl Archives -- Roger Kennedy and David Larkin ("When Art Worked")|
When Art Worked: The New Deal, Art, and Democracy:
Under the New Deal’s Federal Arts Project, the American government helped artists get through a difficult time in history. The New Deal provided food, work, and wages, but it also employed out-of-work artists who worked to enhance community and...
|2010_DC_Nuremberg_101006||34||Natl Archives -- Sandra Schulberg (introducing "Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today") including reception|
Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today (The 2009 Schulberg/Waletsky Restoration):
The Charles Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film welcomes producer Sandra Schulberg, who will introduce the first complete 35mm picture and sound restoration of the U.S. Government’s 1948 film about the first Nuremberg...
|2007_DC_NADemo_070615||46||Natl Archives & AFI SilverDocs -- Panel -- Why Democracy?|
Speakers in sequence:
-- Marvin Pinkert (National Archives)
-- Patricia Finneran
-- Don Edkins
-- Panel with Nick Fraser, Mette Hoffmann Meyer, Alex Gibney, Siatta Scott-Johnson, ??? and John Milewski (Newseum)
Why Democracy? Documentary Film Selections and Panel Discussion: In October 2007,...
|2011_DC_Kalb_111207||59||Natl Archives & Newseum -- Marvin Kalb (Pearl Harbor)|
In Commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor
“It Is No Joke—It Is a Real War”: How Americans First Learned of Pearl Harbor
Marvin Kalb uses film, audio, and photographic records from the National Archives and the Newseum to discuss how the media informed Americans of the 1941...
|2008_DC_BuildingO_080430||83||NBM -- Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future Opening Reception|
Museum members are invited to celebrate the opening of the Museum’s newest exhibition, Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future, at a private reception featuring a gallery talk with the exhibition’s coordinating curator Martin Moeller. This invitation-only event is exclusively for Museum members, exhibition...
|2017_DC_Stone_170708||51||Politics & Prose -- Roger D. Stone ("The Lives of Dillon Ripley")|
Roger D. Stone - The Lives of Dillon Ripley: Natural Scientist, Wartime Spy, and Pioneering Leader of the Smithsonian Institution
With its nineteen museums and galleries, nine research facilities, and the National Zoo, The Smithsonian is the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex. Much...