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CITY OF TREES screening at the Martin Luther King Jr. Library in DC

We are honored that noted homeless advocate Eric Sheptock will host a screening of CITY OF TREES at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in downtown DC on Friday, March 3rd from 2-5pm.

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Lance and Brandon take part in GMU's Visiting Filmmakers Series

Lance and Brandon were invited by George Mason University Visiting Filmmakers Series on the day after the 2016 election to visit film classes, engage with students, and screen CITY OF TREES + THE MESSY TRUTH followed by Q&A discussion moderated by Professor Rutledge Dennis.  

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CITY OF TREES encore broadcast on PBS/WORLD Jan. 17

CITY OF TREES will have its encore broadcast on PBS/WORLD Channel's America ReFramed on Tuesday, Jan. 17 in a lineup of films focused on the fights for income equality and racial justice.

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Introducing the new CITY OF TREES discussion guide

We are pleased to release the new CITY OF TREES discussion guide this month. Written over the summer and fall by CITY OF TREES producer Lance Kramer and impact producer Angelica Das, the guide is an in-depth resource designed to help facilitators host screenings and dialogues that dive deeply into the film’s central themes. 

Click here to learn how you can host a screening of CITY OF TREES and access the new discussion guide.

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How We Learned to Tell Authentic Stories

In this extended interview, City of Trees and Meridian Hill Pictures artistic director Brandon Kramer speaks about the film's origins and the process of discovery the MHP team undertook to tell stories that authentically convey the experiences of their subjects. Originally posted on the Kartemquin Films Blog: "Director Brandon Kramer discusses City of Trees ahead of its Chicago Premiere at the KTQ Fall Festival Nov. 3" (October 2016).

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CITY OF TREES Midwest Dates

 Up next on our tour... America's Heartland!

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CITY OF TREES hits the road!

Our Fall Screening Tour kicks off with 14 screenings, with more added every week!

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CITY OF TREES' Editor Edwin Martinez's article featured in IDA Magazine

CITY OF TREES' editor Eddie Martinez writes about the ways we wrestled with ethics of race, class and perspective in the July 2016 issue of International Documentary Association's Documentary Magazine.

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Five Reasons We're Excited To Be Screening at the Brooklyn Film Festival

There’s plenty of reasons why we are excited to have CITY OF TREES be a part of the 19th annual Brooklyn Film Festival. Here’s our top 5.

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CITY OF TREES screens at the U.S. Department of Labor & Department of Agriculture

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Over the past two weeks, we have had the unique opportunity to screen City of Trees for staff and stakeholders at the US Department of Agriculture/Forest Service and US Department of Labor. At both screenings, the film spurred honest and thoughtful conversations about opportunities and challenges in job training, urban forestry and programs serving youth and returning citizens.

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