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JxJ Social Justice Film Festival: All Rise

January 23, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


The Cinematters: Social Justice Film Festival is a dual city (New York and DC) presentation of impactful films aiming to engage the community in conversation and action that leads to a more inclusive, thoughtful, and open-minded society.

Presented with the Marlene Mayerson JCC Manhattan, the festival will explore themes of racial inequality and civil injustice.

Co-presented with the Morris Cafritz Center for Social Responsibility

“All Rise”

A black teenager living in Harlem (Kelvin Harrison Jr.) must prove his innocence when he is accused of participating in a robbery.

Jennifer Ehle, Tim Blake Nelson, Jennifer Hudson, and Jeffrey Wright co-star. Directed by Anthony Mandler, All Rise is based on a novel by Walter Dean Myers.

Screening followed by a conversation with producers Tonya Lewis Lee and Nikki Silver.


January 23, 2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Edlavitch DC JCC
1529 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States
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