MARK YOUR CALENDARS . . .
The fifth annual edition of the ground-breaking Double Exposure-Investigative Film Festival is returning once again to Washington DC on Thursday October 10 and will run through Sunday October 13. A project of the investigative news organization 100Reporters, the festival opens with a bang offering the Washington premiere and the latest documentary Desert One by acclaimed Academy Award winning filmmaker Barbara Kopple. Eight other films plus two shorts programs will also be screened including Academy Award winner Alex Gibney's newest Citizen K as well as the closing night film The Cave directed by Academy Award nominated Ferras Fayyad. (For a complete list click here.) In addition to the outstanding documentaries, the festival “offers a unique meeting ground for investigative journalists and filmmakers, featuring an extraordinary lineup of speakers, provocative panel discussions, master classes, a full day of hands-on workshops and special programming designed to connect and facilitate collaboration across disciplines.” Click here for complete festival information. Stop back after the festival for my coverage including my top 3 films