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Roger Medearis' 'Summer Hay' is showing in 'Location, Location, Location' at The Old Print Gallery
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Roger Medearis' 'Summer Hay' is showing in 'Location, Location, Location' at The Old Print Gallery

Disney's propaganda pictures, Summer Pasture and location, location, location.

(Aug. 18) Propaganda Story

Long before The Lion King and The Little Mermaid there was Out of the Frying Pan Into the Firing Line. Three World War II-era propaganda films made by Walt Disney himself are screened at the National Archives today. From The Vaults: Walt Disney, Food and the Government Film begins at noon in the Archives' William G. McGowan Theater.

(Aug. 19-Sept.) Summer Pasture

For more film, less propaganda Summer Pasture opens tomorrow at Washington's West End Cinema. The feature-length documentary follows a young couple and their infant daughter as they struggle to preserve a nomadic way of life in the grasslands of eastern Tibet; a region known for its extreme weather and severe living conditions.

(Aug. 19-Sept.9) Location, Location, Location

The Old Print Gallery opens Location, Location, Location Wednesday in Northwest. Artists from this century and the last one present their topographical and architectural worlds in the collection.

Music: "Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 ('Pastoral')" by Leopold Stokowski & The Philadelphia Orchestra

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