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Socially Conscious Art Turns Into Activism

Flicks4Change Film Festival, to be held November 10 at the Ronald Reagan Building, will screen short films, documentaries and other motion pictures that pursue meaningful social change through storytelling.

Flicks4Change unites difference makers with those who want to get things done through such storytelling, grassroots activism, and philanthropy through community. It is the only film festival that brings so many leading nonprofit organizations (NPOs), talented filmmakers, and philanthropic leaders together, under one roof.

All events are at the Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

Activities include a red carpet, short film screenings, interactive exhibits, and a live musical performance by The Leonard, Coleman, & Blunt Band, comprised of former lead singers of the Temptations, Platters, and Drifters.

The audience will participate in discussions with filmmakers and expert speakers, vote on their favorite films, win prizes, and enjoy pre-show cocktails and artisan food

Flicks4Change’s NPO partners and exhibitors will participate on the speakers panels. Flicks4Change partners include CARE International, Halcyon, In A Perfect World, McLean Project for the Arts, Innocents at Risk, Homestretch, The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, AAH, Kids in the Spotlight, and more.

D.C. sponsors include International Trade Center and TCMA, a Drew Company and Total Wine & More.

The schedule:

Sunday, November 10th from 1 pm – 9 pm

12:00 pm – Media Check in

1 pm – Interactive Exhibits, snacks and refreshments

1:45 pm – 1st set of Films

4:00 pm – Interactive Exhibits, snacks and refreshments

4:45 pm – Special Musical Performance by Leonard, Coleman & Blunt Band

5:30 pm – 2nd set of Films

8 pm – 9 pm – Film Awards, Audience Take Action, and After Party (TBA)

Admission tickets for the entire festival are from $20 - $70. RSVP is required due to limited space. Go to or for details. Donations are tax deductible.

Contact James Hawthorn at 571.438.4026 or