Join the Smithsonian American Art Museum for a showing of the documentary, Inocente. Told entirely in her own words, Inocente is a coming-of-age documentary about the determination of a teenage artist who struggles as a homeless undocumented immigrant amid a lifetime of personal challenges and bleak circumstances. The film won the 2012 Academy Award® for Best Documentary Short Subject. A panel discussion with the filmmakers follows the screening.
The WETA Guide spotlights the special places and happenings in the Greater Washington area. For both the newcomer and the long-time resident, this television series is a great introduction to the region's many highlights.Learn more →
By the time she was 23, Arlington's Joan Mulholland had participated in more than fifty civil rights protests including the Freedom Rides and numerous sit-ins across the country.Watch now →
On a snowy night in 1965, Hyattsville, Maryland's DeMatha Catholic High School defeated Lew Alcindor's Power Memorial Academy in what many call the greatest high school hoops game ever played.Learn more →
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