Where: Cleveland Park Library
Topic: "Navigating the Political Divide" with Lance Kramer, DC Independent Filmmaker
Tuesday, February 20 at 7:00 pm
Lance Kramer is a DC-based filmmaker and, with his brother Brandon, cofounder of Meridian Hill Pictures. Lance will discuss their films which focus on making meaningful change in these divisive times. These are personal stories of people attempting to address complex societal issues through bipartisanship, the navigation of differences, and the finding of common ground. The talk will be interspersed with video clips from their films.Lance produced The First Step (Tribeca, AFI Docs), City of Trees (Full Frame, PBS, Netflix), and the Webby Award-winning documentary series The Messy Truth. Lance was selected to the 2018 Sundance Creative Producers Summit, the 2017 Impact Partners Documentary Producers Fellowship and was named to the DOC NYC "40 Under 40" list in 2021. He was awarded four Individual Arts Fellowships by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities between 2014-2022. In 2014, Lance received the DC Mayor's Arts Award, the highest honor given to working artists in the city. Lance has served two terms as Board Member of Docs in Progress, and has been an active member of the Documentary Producers Alliance since 2016. Lance holds a bachelor's degree in history and film from Dartmouth College.
Please consider supporting your local restaurants by getting a meal to enjoy before or after the event. The Tuesday Talks series is brought to you by Cleveland Park Main Street, and the Cleveland and Woodley Park Village, in collaboration with the DC Public Library. Tuesday Talks is a DC Public Library Know Your Neighborhood Program.