Real to Reel 2017 - FILM NIGHT
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    Story District and DC Shorts present Real to Reel - FILM NIGHT

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    Miracle Theatre on Capitol Hill

    Doors 7:00 / Show 7:30 Add to Calendar

    See the films, Film Screening Friday, November 10.

    In its 4th year, Real to Reel (formerly Speakeasy Shorts) is a unique competition invented by Story District and DC Shorts that brings together the two art forms of live storytelling and filmmaking. Eight stories will be performed live on Friday, November 3, 2017. Each story will be paired randomly with a film team that, after hearing the stories for the first time, will have only 5 days to write, shoot, and edit a film-adaptation or re-interpretation of the story. Films premiere on November 10 the audience votes for their favorites and one team walks away with a cash prize. See stories and films from 2012, 2013, and 2014 here.

    Stories by Darryl Smith, Andrea Jones, Morgan Givens, Monique Diop, Meredith Whipple, Caitlin Reilly, Chancellor Gaffney

    Films by Cinema Superfriends, Revil Media, Pirate Bears, Make Spanish Great Again, Shanon Lee. Still room for 3 more teams! Apply here

    ASL Interpreters Available upon request: info@storydistrict.org

    Both events will take place at Miracle Theatre on Capitol Hill
    6:30 PM Doors / 7:00 PM show
    Live storytelling show Friday, November 3, 2017 
    Film Screening Friday, November 10, 2017

     

    Monique Diop

    Storyteller

    Monique Diop is from the East Coast of the United States, Born in Newark NJ and raised there as well as in Western Pennsylvania. Monique is a professional contractor for the US Federal Government and a community activist who is in her second term as a Ward 8 Commissioner who serves the Bellevue Community. Her main focus is bettering education and recreation for all Ward 8 residents. In her spare time Monique loves telling stories to unsuspecting strangers, teaching seniors PC basics and moving the crowd of the LGBTQ Community on the Ask Rayceen Show.

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    Chancellor Gaffney

    Storyteller

    Chancellor Gaffney is a man who takes his carb days very seriously. He believes laughter is the best medicine, but he isn’t a doctor. He won Male Best Personality of his 8th grade class. He’s also a fan of subject verb agreement.

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    Morgan Givens

    Storyteller

    Morgan Givens is a Charlotte, NC native and the creator and host of Dispatches podcast. He is a former cop, a nerdy gamer and consumate book lover. He has performed in Story District's Top Shelf, Sucker for Love, and the 2nd Tuesday stage. 

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    Andrea Jones

    Storyteller

    Andrea Jones is a freelance museum education consultant specializing in creating role-playing experiences and other wondrous ways to learn. She likes to make things out of wood, listen to podcasts, and watch Netflix shows featuring a strong female lead. She has performed mildly inappropriate stories around the DC area, including the Capital Fringe Festival, Story District’s “Out/Spoken,” and the Perfect Liar’s Club.

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    Caitlin Reilly

    Storyteller

    Caitlin is a reporter covering education and public health philanthropy. She has performed in Sucker for Love and Top Shelf,  and hosts a story-telling podcast called "Failure" on the Goat Rodeo audio network.

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    Darryl Smith

    Storyteller

    New to storytelling. Lived in DC over 35 years after moving here from a small town on the Eastern Shore Of MD

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    Meredith Whipple

    Storyteller

    Meredith Whipple’s life includes storytelling, playing in a steel band, and fighting for open and accessible technology for all.

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      Miracle Theatre on Capitol Hill 535 8th St SE Washington, DC 20003
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