- By Month
From blood-suckers to Barbies, strong female leads thrive in fantasy
The fantastical allows filmmakers and audiences to envision more creative, progressive storylines for women.
Exclusion tactfully tackles representation in Hollywood by contemplating what’s true, what sells, and what’s funny
Exclusion investigates who gets the power of the pen and who gets silenced through a skillful incorporation of critical comedy.
Let Carmen dance you through darkness
A story of unlikely companionship, Carmen urges its audience to question what family means when blood runs out.
The Origin of Evil is tacky, timely, and true
The beauty of The Origin of Evil, and of Filmfest DC writ large, lies in its capacity to create kinship within hardship.
“Finding your inner diamond”: Diamanté reveals that self-love is in vogue
Diamanté highlights individuality by providing creatives of color at Georgetown an opportunity to express themselves through clothing.
Meet Daisy Jones & The Six, the best 70s band you’ve never heard of
It’s 1977. A ragtag band of musicians—fronted by their wavy-haired, waif-life singer-songwriter and suave guitarist—plays to a sold-out stadium of screaming fans. The chemistry between these two lead musicians is... Read more
Childhood movie-watching: A cultural expectation that should be gone with the wind
But this standard, American way of bonding can be inherently exclusionary in nature. Those who didn’t grow up watching movies certainly wouldn’t have a vast library of films to reference, which comes at the danger of being labeled “uncultured.” Yet, this apparent unculturedness only manifests when viewed through a traditional American lens—perhaps failing to adhere to American cultural expectations doesn’t suggest a lack of culture, but a different one altogether.
Turf & Burn: Episode 8
For Turf & Burn’s final episode of Season 1, co-hosts Caroline and Dylan recap the Stanley Cup playoffs, including the lack of goaltending across series, coaching firings and possible hirings, and... Read more
Nomadic Theatre’s Last Summer at Bluefish Cove is a touching tribute to lesbian community
Despite its sunshiney exterior, there’s much more bubbling beneath the surface in Bluefish Cove.
Everything I got wrong in sports this year: TIER LIST
Man, am I (known for being) a sucker for a good tier list. Unfortunately, I’m not sure I’ve written one this year… just kidding, my 17 page manifesto on coaching... Read more
Culture Brief: What’s feeding the Hunger Games renaissance?
The Hunger Games is experiencing a pop culture revival. Fifteen years after the publication of the first book and eleven years after the first movie’s premiere, the young adult (YA)... Read more
Ralph Lauren Cancer Center debuts in Ward 8 to combat healthcare inequity
The Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Prevention opened in Ward 8 on April 17 thanks to $25 million in grant funding from The Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation.
Angela Davis talks Black joy, power of community in Gaston Hall lecture
Abolitionist and civil rights icon Dr. Angela Davis spoke of strength in collectivity to a packed Gaston Hall on the morning of April 27.
Student speakers cycle through “Seasons for Change” in TEDxGeorgetown2023
Ten speakers chronicled their life experiences and personal growth at the 12th annual TEDxGeorgetown event on April 23.
The Voice’s Bunn Award winners 2022-2023
The Voice won 13 of the 18 Edward B. Bunn Awards for Journalistic Excellence, which honor the work of student journalists!
Despite looming closures, Yellow Line to reopen after eight months
After the line’s eight-month-long closure, The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) will fully reopen the Yellow Line to customers on May 7 under operational changes projected to increase the frequency of Metro service downtown.
Turf & Burn: Episode 7
On this episode of Turf & Burn, co-hosts Caroline and Dylan dive into massive NHL playoff upsets, including the Florida Panthers beating the NHL record setting Boston Bruins in Game... Read more
The Capital Art Book Fair connects independent artists with the greater D.C. community
Nearly 40 artists and independent presses gathered in the North Hall of Eastern Market to find art books to peruse at their pleasure.
“Faces of Climate Change” photography contest uses art for climate justice
The Georgetown Environmental Justice Program brought the Faces of Climate Change art installation to the ICC galleria last week from April 17-22. The exhibit featured works from the Faces of Climate Change photography contest launched by Nishita Karad in 2022, and highlighted stories left out by the “Western-centric narrative” that Karad said exists in the global conversation about climate change.
Beat the Bulldogs: Women’s Lacrosse dominates Butler on Senior Day
Georgetown Women’s Lacrosse (7-10, 2-4 BIG EAST) blew out Butler (5-10, 1-5 BIG EAST) 21-5 on Senior Day on Saturday afternoon . The Hoyas celebrated ten seniors and graduate students... Read more
Renfield is a bloody good time!
Renfield embodies everything that one would hope for in a hilariously horrifying film.
Surviving Georgetown: Reflections from a Rape Survivor on Georgetown’s Campus
There was no support group to rely on, no therapy I could access, and a blatant disregard for rape, sexual assault and survivorship. Dreams of safety and freedom in my new home at Georgetown quickly faded away.
I am my father’s daughter
This is a story about my dad, and about me too—but it starts with Joann, the original one. She was my paternal grandmother who died when I was a baby.
What happened to the movie theater intermission—and could we please bring it back?
What happened to the movie intermission? Where did they go, those 10-15 minute breaks in films when the lights would rise and you could (finally) debrief the first half with your friends? Today, when you watch an old film with a built-in intermission, it feels like a relic from an era when actors spoke with mid-Atlantic accents and the credits rolled at the start of the movie.
(no) pressure showcases Georgetown’s Asian American community and talent
The musical explores multiple dimensions of the Asian American experience through five distinct story arcs that cross over into hilarious and touching moments.