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Community Stories Film Festival

Presented by Docs In Progress at Docs In Progress, Silver Spring MD

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Nov 20 - Nov 22, 2020

Community Stories Film Festival

Do you have a short or long-form documentary about people, places or things in the DMV region? The COMMUNITY STORIES FILM FESTIVAL, produced by Docs In Progress, spotlights contemporary and historical documentaries about our people, places and events

CALL FOR LOCAL FILMS: Deadline October 19

What began in 2010 as a one night showcase of Docs In Progress student work has grown to a weekend of public screenings of films by everyone from professional filmmakers to first-time adult and youth filmmakers, sharing stories from our local community. Each year, more than 500 people engage with filmmakers and those who have been filmed. This year, COMMUNITY STORIES will be a virtual festival via Eventive. Supported in part by the City of Takoma Park,

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Submission Deadline, October 19th

Notification Date, October 28th

Event Date, November 20th-22nd, 2020

Contact: 301-789-2797


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Additional time info:

Start and ends times are still TBD, so please stay tuned!

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Docs In Progress

8560 Second Avenue, Suite 113, Silver Spring, MD 20910


Our entrance is on Apple Ave. around the corner from Alexander House.

The Cameron Street garage is open 24/7 and requires payment between 7 am - 7 pm on weekdays ($1 per hour for the first four hours and 65 cents per hour for each additional hour). Parking in the garage is free on weekends, federal holidays, and after 7 pm on weekdays. You must remember your space number and pay at one of the pay stations with cash, credit card, or the ParkMobile or MobileNow apps.

You can also sometimes find nearby metered street parking as well. While street spaces are usually free after 6 pm, they do require payment during the daytime Mondays-Saturdays and most are limited to one or two hours. Meters accept coins or the Parkmobile and MobileNow apps.

Do NOT park (or even stand) in any spots marked for police only.

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