An evening celebrating the arts with screenings of local filmmakers. Featuring Silver Spring based award-winning filmmaker Monda Raquel Webb. Monda will showcase her body of work, including "Pooch Sitter" a film that will give you paws. Zoo (Volkerschau), A Day in the Life of an African Girl on Display in an Human Zoo for the first time at the 1958 World's Fair in Brussels, Belgium, and Red Clay Dirt, a pitch reel about a prodigal daughter who returns to the south from NY after a 20 year hiatus, and finds healing in the red clay dirt of Dawson, GA. Also showcasing short films about dreams, dreams deferred, life lessons and true grit. Featured Shorts: Rock Bottom - Directed by Steve Ray Edge of the Pier - Directed by Teo Melchishua Williams Respire - Directed by Edrick Browne The Last Lesson - Directed by Gemal Woods Gourmet Popcorn provided by Yoco Confections Silent Auction - The Art of Joe Ruffin Raffles $20 Entry Fee in Advance or at the Door Pooch Sitter Tees will be available for sale A percentage of all proceeds will be distributed between non-profits WINGS for Joy (Silver Spring, MD) , and The Love Life Foundation, (Washington, DC) founded by local crooner Raheem DeVaughn.
AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center
8633 Colesville Rd