Global Impact Film Fest [4th Annual]
August 24th, 2018 @ 6:00pm EST
On Sale Until: Sunday, August 26th 2018, 6:00 pm
Global Impact Film Fest [4th Annual]

Renaissance Downtown Hotel

999 9th Street, NW
Washington, DC
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$99.00
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★★★★ALL ACCESS PASS★★★★

YOUR TICKET INCLUDES

50+ Short Film Screenings
Intensive Workshops from Industry Professionals 
Networking Rooftop Parties with VIP Guests
Panel Discussions w/Socially- Minded Filmmakers
Mingle with Filmmakers, Actors & Activists
Diverse Evening Dance Parties with 5000+ People
Impactors from 50 States & 33 Countries

 

 

 

 

 

★★★GENERAL SCHEDULE★★★
★★★FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2018★★★

OPENING NIGHT

6:00PM-7:30PM Lobby Welcome Party!  Meet GIDC & DCBX Attendees Live Music & Performances
7:00PM: Registration Opens
8PM: Discover DCBX Night Cultural Event!  Evening Latin Dance Showcase
10PM-8AM:  Dance, Diversity & Connection Party & Networking (8 Ballrooms of Dancing) _________________________________________________________________________________

★★★SATURDAY, AUGUST 25, 2018★★★
*Each Screening Showcases between 5-10 Short Films
*Running time approximately 90 minutes & includes a Q&A with the filmmakers!
*Each session is broken down between Documentary or Narrative Shorts
*All Short Films will be chosen by June 1st


9AM: Registration Opens
10AM: Impact Short Film Screening Session 1:Documentaries 
12PM: Workshops
12PM: Impact Short Film Screening Session 2:Narratives 
1:30PM:  Lunch Break (Ask about our GIDC/DCBX Local Restaurant Partners)
2:30PM: Impact Short Film Screening Session 3:Documentaries 
3PM: Workshops
4:30PM: Impact Short Film Screening Session 4:Narratives 
6PM: Open Panel Discussion "Impacting the World Through Film"
7PM: Dinner Break 
8PM: VIP Networking Event Overlooking DC (**Special Event Prizes)
12AM-8AM Discover DCBX Party with 8 Ballrooms of Dancing VIP Night
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★★★SUNDAY, AUGUST 26, 2018★★★
*Each Screening Showcases between 5-10 Short Films
*Running time approximately 90 minutes & includes a Q&A with the filmmakers!
*Each session is broken down between Documentary or Narrative Shorts
*All Short Films will be chosen by June 1st


9AM: Registration Opens
10AM: Impact Short Film Screening Session 5:Documentaries 
12PM: Workshops
12PM: Impact Short Film Screening Session 6:Narratives 
1:30PM:  Lunch Break (Ask about our GIDC/DCBX Local Restaurant Partners)
2:30PM: Impact Short Film Screening Session 7:Documentaries 
3PM: Workshops
4:30PM: Impact Short Film Screening Session 8:Narratives 
6PM: GIDC Awards Ceremony: Red Carpet Event
8PM-8AM-Evening Dance Shows at DCBX + Farewell Party 

$74.00
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★★★★Saturday August 25th ALL ACCESS PASS★★★★

YOUR TICKET INCLUDES

Short Film Screenings
Intensive Workshops from Industry Professionals 
Networking Rooftop Party with VIP Guests
Panel Discussions w/Socially- Minded Filmmakers
Mingle with Filmmakers, Actors & Activists
Diverse Evening Dance Parties with 5000+ People
Impactors from 50 States & 33 Countries

 

 

 

 

$74.00
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★★★★Sunday August 26th ALL ACCESS PASS★★★★

YOUR TICKET INCLUDES

Short Film Screenings
Intensive Workshops from Industry Professionals 
Awards Ceremony
Panel Discussion w/Socially- Minded Filmmakers
Mingle with Filmmakers, Actors & Activists
Diverse Evening Dance Parties with 5000+ People
Impactors from 50 States & 33 Countries

$15.00
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YOUR TICKET INCLUDES
Intensive Workshops from Industry Professionals  
Mingle with Filmmakers, Actors & Activists 

$20.00
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YOUR TICKET INCLUDES

VIP Awards Show
Mingle with Filmmakers, Actors & Activists

$10.00
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★★★★ Shorts Program (per adult) - 90 min of viewing★★★★

YOUR TICKET INCLUDES

Short Film Screenings
*Each Screening Showcases between 5-10 Short Films
*Running time approximately 90 minutes & includes a Q&A with the filmmakers!
*Each session is broken down between Documentary or Narrative Shorts
*All Short Films will be chosen by June 1st


 

                                      ★★★★ Shorts Program 90 min of viewing
                   (CHILD TICKET: child 12 years old & under) - 90 min of viewing★★★★

YOUR TICKET INCLUDES

Short Film Screenings
*Each Screening Showcases between 5-10 Short Films
*Running time approximately 90 minutes & includes a Q&A with the filmmakers!
*Each session is broken down between Documentary or Narrative Shorts
*All Short Films will be chosen by June 1st

Please note: Some screenings may not be suitable for children.

$20.00
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*The Balcony Event happens on the 11th Floor of the Renaissance Hotel

YOUR TICKET INCLUDES
Balcony VIP Event
Mingle with Actors, Filmmakers & Activists

 

Global Impact Film Fest [4th Annual]

Renaissance Downtown Hotel

999 9th Street, NW
Washington, DC
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GIDC is an independent film festival that focuses on cultivating global outreach, celebrating culture, and supporting non-profit organizations. Our mission is to empower lives by celebrating the power of media for social change. We are showcasing short documentary and narrative films that provoke and inspire social change.

 

 ★★★2018 GLOBAL IMPACT FILM FESTIVAL SCHEDULE ★★★ 

*GIDC is brought to you by "DCBX". Other events such as the DC Bachata Congress and Xccelerate Program are also part of DCBX. 

*All GIDC Screenings, Panel Discussions and Workshops will take place in the Meeting Room Level of the hotel.

*When arriving at the hotel, please go down one escalator level to the Meeting Room Level. You will then see signs for the "Global Impact Film Festival." Feel free to ask hotel staff where the Meeting Room Level is located as well. 

*To read more about the films below, please click here.

 ★★★FRIDAY- AUGUST 24, 2018★★★ 

OPENING NIGHT 

6:00 PM Lobby Welcome Party! Meet & Greet (Badge Pick Up) 

8:00 PM Discover DCBX Cultural Night Event

 

 ★★★SATURDAY- AUGUST 25, 2018★★★ 

9:00 AM Registration Opens 

10:00 AM SESSION 1: DOCUMENTARIES

Living in Chains

Making Waves: Rebirth of the Golden Rule

Refugee Wave

Capoeira: Play

13 Reasons to Fly

Dovere for Camden

The Rest of Your Life

TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 116 minutes 

10:00 AM SESSION 2: NARRATIVES 

 America; I Too

 The Follower

 Recovery One

 Moksha

 GANDHI V/S JUSTICE In-Justice We Believe

 Tapferkeit

 TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 86 minutes

12:00 PM Panel Discussion with Founder and Executive Director of p.H. Balanced Films, Piper Hendricks. 

1:00 PM LUNCH HOUR 

2:00 PM SESSION 3: DOCUMENTARIES

The Color of the Current

Back to the Roots

The Ripple Effect

Facing East

Chloe

Insulin for Life: Real Stories of the Struggle for Access and the Dedicated Individuals Who Help

TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 95 minutes

2:00 PM SESSION 4: NARRATIVES 

Who Are They

Five O’Clock Shadow

Sinner

Pressed Leaves

 Living Together

 TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 90 minutes

4:00 PM Open Discussion with Paul Marengo, CEO of Promethean Fundraising on Grant Writing

5:00 PM SESSION 5: DOCUMENTARIES

Sankofa Solving X

Paglaki Ko “When I Grow Up”

Let Them In

Diego

Through My Eyes: Hani’s Journey

TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 96 minutes

5:00 PM SESSION 6: NARRATIVES 

 Two Moments in Time

 War Has No Eyes

 Disfluency

 Bebe

 Leia’s Army

 TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 75 minutes

7:00 PM “Making a Social Impact” Open Discussion with Social Justice Filmmaker and TIVA Board Member, Montserrat Gorina. 

8:00 PM VIP Rooftop Networking Party- 11th Floor Entrance 

10:00 PM DCBX Cultural Experience- Ballroom Level

 

 ★★★SUNDAY- AUGUST 26, 2018★★★

✅10:00 AM Registration Opens

✅11:00 AM SESSION 7: DOCUMENTARIES

Silent No More – Louise Pentz: A Voice for Social Change

Salone Rights

They Took Them Alive

Fox 2-O

Mexico: Looking For Lost Migrants

TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 90 minutes

✅11:00 AM SESSION 8: NARRATIVES

A Day at Primary School for the Girl with the Curly Hair

Make America Black Again

Refuge Island

Small Town Hitman

She Survivor

Lovers

TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 87 minutes

✅1:00 PM “Ask Me Anything” Panel Discussion with Casting Director and Producer, Kimberly Skyrme

✅2:00 PM LUNCH HOUR

✅3:00 PM SESSION 9: DOCUMENTARIES

Tyranny of Distance

T(HE)Y

VAGILANT

Shelbyville Says NO!

Little Fiel

The Toucan

 Unbroken Paradise

TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 86 minutes

✅3:00 PM SESSION 10: DOCUMENTARIES

DC Hero Aniekan Udofia

Grassroots

$15 Kicks

The Quare In There

Second Assault

Resilience at the Roots

Climate Heroine

TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 93 minutes

✅5:15 PM Award Ceremony at Fireview Room- Lobby Level

✅8:00 PM Farewell and DCBX Cultural Experience- Ballroom Level

 

We are excited to see you at this year's festival season! 

For questions, please email us at info@globalimpactfilmfest.org. smiley