Impact Film Festival at the DNC

September 3, 2012 at 10:03 pm
Impact Film Festival DNC 2012

Impact Film Festival DNC 2012

Tonight is the kick off party for the IMPACT File Festival that runs through the duration of the DNC. The event tonight is private, but you are able to reserve tickets to any of the films shown throughout the week. The Impact Arts + Film Fund was created for artists to be able to take part in the political conversation. This group is going to be showing documentaries about our current social, political, and economic issues for lawmakers, delegates and candidates at the DNC. After each documentary screening there will be panel discussions with the directors, policy makers, and experts on the film’s subject matter.

You can see a small clip of each film and get tickets at


How To Survive A PlagueDavid France
Showing: Tuesday, Sept. 4th 10am – 12pm
Showcases the LGBT community’s fight  gain traction in the battle against HIV, while politicians, pharma companies, and major medical establishment remained indifferent.

The Invisible WarKirby Dick and Amy Sterling
Showing: Tuesday, Sept. 4th 2pm – 4pm
The nations best kept military secret revealed through detailed accounts and investigations – widespread rape, by superior officers, within our US armed forces.

EthelRory Kennedy
Showing: Wednesday, Sept. 5th 10am-12pm
A personal documentary exploring the life of Ethel Kennedy, told by those who know her best, her family.

Hunger Hits HomeDan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz
Showing: Wednesday, Sept. 5th 2pm – 4pm
The Food Network’s film takes a deep dive into the causes of childhood hunger in the US, and the work to end it.

The House I Live InEugene Jarecki
Showing: Thursday, Sept. 6th 10am – 12pm
Shot in more than twenty states, this film shares the story of individuals across America and their War on Drugs. Taking in all aspects of the drug life, to the dealer, the police officers, and even the federal judge. 2012 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize Winner.

ButterJim Field Smith
Showing: Thursday, Sept. 6th 12pm – 2pm
A light-hearted comedy starring Jennifer Garner, Ty Burrell, and Olivia Wilde in a fierce competition involving love, winning, sex, and butter.

**All films will  be shown at the Mez & EpiCentre Theaters.
210 East Trade Street, Charlotte, NC 28202