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Community Spotlight: Double Nickels Theatre Company

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Double Nickels is a theatre company on a mission. Through the medium of “reminiscence theatre,” they are committed to honoring and celebrating the legacies of DC’s seniors and veterans. Since 2006, Double Nickels Theatre Company, led by Antoinette Ford, has gathered and performed oral histories from numerous communities across DC, using performance to educate both audience and actors. In their Age Exchange program, for example, seniors share life stories and communicate with members of younger generations. The younger generations learn from

Community Spotlight: Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital

"Film can change a person's perspective on how they see things in life." - Reggie Jackson, 18, ICAN Intern @ THEARC, after DCEFF's first-ever Youth Media Workshop. Check out Reggie's interview video and see photos from our Dec. 12 Youth Media Workshop on here on our Facebook page.

HumanitiesDC works with a number of phenomenal organizations whose projects celebrate the heritage of our communities and the potential of our youth. This month, we are proud to spotlight the work of The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital, which celebrated its 25th anniversary this past March.  – Established in 1993, the Festival is the largest and longest-running of its kind in the United States. The 2017 Festival (#DCEFF25) ran  March 14-26, featuring 180 films and 160 speakers in 40 venues

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