Fare evasion decriminalization passes overwhelmingly
DC Council voted 11-2 to override Mayor Bowser’s veto of a bill to decriminalize fare evasion, turning the penalty from jail and a criminal record into a $50 civil fine. Opposing? Jack Evans and Phil Mendelson.
Penn Social hosts the touring BackCountry Film Fest. The lineup of short films include titles like “Surfer Dan” and “Ski the Wild West”. Proceeds go to the Winter Wildlands Alliance, which is dedicated to promoting & preserving winter wildlands and human-powered snowsports on public lands. (7pm)
So you want to be a Screenwriter?
DC’s Women in Film & Video is hosting a roundtable on screenwriting. Break down Oscar-nominated scripts and learn how to make that half-baked movie idea a real thing. (6:30pm)
Calling all musicians, artists, business owners, programmers, photographers, marching bands and U St corridor folks. Help support this year’s Funk Parade and make it the epic party it’s meant to be. (6:30pm)
Home movies and The Beatles
Musicologist Scott Freiman deconstructs the creative process behind The Beatles and their one-hour film, Magical Mystery Tour at E Street Cinema. (7pm)
Watch home videos from the DCPL vaults and viewers like you at Suns Cinema. (8pm)