The March on Washington is one of the most iconic and history-changing marches in U.S. history.

To this day there is so much to appreciate, discuss, and analyze about the March on Washington, which took place in the middle of the Civil Rights Movement, back in 1963. The March on Washington Film Festival aims to do just that. In its sixth year here in Washington, D.C, the film festival's mission is to ...
“finds, encourages, and brings to life stories of both icons and foot soldiers from the Civil Rights Movement. We educate, inspire and motivate people to have a better understanding of our history.”
This year the festival will have 27 different events spanning all over the city over nine days. It will take place from Monday, July 9, to Saturday, July 21, 2018. Whether you’re interested in the politics, the specific sects of people that participated, or the aftermath of the March, there’s a film for you. You can view the full schedule of events and locations on the film festival website, here.
There are also opportunities to both volunteer and donate to the festival. Fill out this form in order to receive more information on how you can help out. Or you can make a donation of any amount of your choice, here. [caption id="attachment_10243" align="aligncenter" width="1024"]march Courtesy of[/caption] Have you been to the March on Washington Film Festival before? Are you planning to go this year? Which film are you most excited to see? Let us know in the comments below!

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