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About The Festival

The Margaret Mead Film Festival, the preeminent showcase for contemporary cultural storytelling, will screen an outstanding lineup of international documentary films October 23–26.

Each year, the festival presents outstanding films featuring a broad spectrum of creative storytelling—including indigenous community media, performances, and multi-media events— as the Mead celebrates the diversity of peoples and cultures from around the world and offers intimate forums for discussion with filmmakers, film subjects, and world-renowned scholars.

Inspired by the immersive, transporting power of film and the Museum’s exhibitions and collections, the Mead features live performances and participatory conversations for a uniquely contemporary experience.

For a full list of this year's films and events visit the Margaret Mead Festival website.

The 2015 festival will take place October 22-25.

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