WHAT: The 3rd annual Media Rise Festival returns to Washington, D.C. on September 28 – October 4. The 2015 festival will explore how media can build trust and empathy through individual voices and community systems. Topics this year include:
- Race, Ethnicity & Indigenous Issues
- Gender & Sexuality
- Governance & Accountability
- Environmental Sustainability
The weeklong Media Rise Festival includes a pitch night for media innovators, a video challenge connecting ﬁlmmakers with local nonproﬁts, a forum of panel talks, a youth festival for teens and educators, and other community-driven events, including film screenings and workshops.
WHO: Creatives, changemakers, entrepreneurs and educators, dedicated to elevating media for social good.
HOW: See the agenda & register: http://mediarisenow.org/festival
Dickson Wine Bar, 903 U St NW
Monday, September 28, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
OpenGov Hub, 1110 Vermont Ave NW, Suite 500
Tuesday, September 29, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Busboys and Poets (Brookland), 625 Monroe St NE, Pearl Bailey Room
Tuesday, September 29, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Wednesday, September 30, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Carnegie Institution for Science, 1530 P Street NW
Wednesday, September 30, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery at Smith Center, 1632 U St NW
Thursday, October 1, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Landmark E Street Cinema, 555 11th St NW
Thursday, October 1, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Richard Wright Charter School, 770 M St SE
Friday, October 2, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Songbyrd, 2477 18th St NW
Friday, October 2, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Impact Hub, 419 7th St NW, 3rd Floor
Saturday, October 3, 8:30 a. m. – 5:00 p.m.
Media Rise is a global nonprofit volunteer-driven alliance that connects people and ideas to promote meaningful media. www.mediarisenow.org