documentary

June 19, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Eighth Annual Bethesda Film Fest Goes Virtual

The eighth annual Bethesda Film Fest will be virtual.  The festival features four mini-documentaries from regional filmmakers. The films can be viewed for free online using the password “bup456.” You can only watch until the day of the film fest, Thursday, June 25 at 7 p.m. At that time, the filmmakers will hold an online discussion […]

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March 19, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Syrian Asylees Produce Child Refugee Documentary

About 11 million Syrians have fled their homes since the outbreak of a civil war in 2011 – including a family that settled in Silver Spring. To bring awareness to the eight-year anniversary of the conflict’s beginning, the brother-sister duo of Mouhanad Al-Rifay and Oula Alrifai are screening their documentary about child refugees from their […]

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August 13, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Josiah Henson ‘… Held on to That Spiritual Compass’

At the premier of “Josiah,” a documentary about abolitionist Josiah Henson, Catherine Leggett took part in a panel that discussed the effect Henson had on them. “What strikes me when I think about Josiah Henson is his spiritual compass, and always doing good,” Leggett said. “Holding on to the idea that good will prevail, in […]

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April 5, 2017 | Shannon Doty

Premiere of #Imagine21: Stories of Adults Living With Autism, a Mini-Documentary Series (VIDEO)

Madison House Autism Foundation is excited to announce the premiere of the #Imagine21 mini-documentary series. These short films highlight the incredible stories of adults living with autism and the unique circumstances they face as they age into adulthood. Through them, viewers will be intimately acquainted with just a few of the people behind this diagnosis and […]

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March 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 22, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Bundle up and hold onto your hat! It’s going to be cold and breezy today. Cool and breezy today! Temps falling over the next few hours; the map shows the max temps expected after 8AM today. #dcwx #mdwx #vawx #wvwx pic.twitter.com/fa66aekmUM — […]

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April 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia‘s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the new and innovative Design for Life website, the Rebuilding Together organization’s work in Montgomery County, the Council’s upcoming budget hearings, the Presidential Primary election, a seven-year-old Everyday Hero whose quick actions saved her dad’s life, the cherry blossoms […]

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February 4, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Media Festival and Competition Open to Montgomery County Youth

Gandhi Brigade is looking for the next big Hollywood director and photographer in Montgomery County. Middle School and high school students who reside in Montgomery County can now submit video and art submissions for the 2016 Montgomery County Youth Media Festival.  Gandhi Brigade Youth Media is hosting the festival and competition in partnership with  Montgomery County Public […]

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October 26, 2015 | Robert Snip

On the Edge of Time (VIDEO)

A story of courage, faith and determination as a woman diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer talks candidly about her journey. In September 2013 I was approached by Mark Deuser, asking me if I was interested in filming his wife Kathryn during her discussions with her Pastor Stephen Price about her journey with Ovarian Cancer. At first […]

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October 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Rockville Celebrates “Our Town – Rockville” Documentary (VIDEO)

Maryland Public Television’s “Our Town – Rockville” is finally complete. Rock 11 Now has the latest. You can watch the documentary on Oct. 10 and Oct. 11 on Maryland Public Television (MPT). Visit our PEG partner Rockville11 to view more of its programming.

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September 18, 2015 | Staff Writer

MPT’s Larry Unger to Join Officials for “Our Town-Rockville” Premiere

The Mayor and Council join Maryland Public Television (MPT) President and CEO Larry Unger for the premiere of the MPT documentary “Our Town – Rockville” today at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Drive. The MPT documentary tells Rockville’s story through the eyes of members of the community. It depicts the city’s everyday people […]

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