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The Our City Festival is a celebration of D.C. through film, music, art and literature. The weekend-long event, taking place June 5 to June 7 will bring the diverse communities together in effort to encourage a greater understanding and appreciation of the city and its people through the arts. The festival is presented in partnership by the D.C. Public Library and D.C.-based communications firm, KRPR, and is backed by an advisory committee that includes luminaries such as writer, George Pelecanos (“The Wire,”” Treme”), musician Brendan Canty (Fugazi), Esther Kim (Fantom Comics), progressive hip-hop artist Chrystylez Bacon and many others. The film festival portion of the Our City Festival’s Main Weekend Events will take place at the Goethe Institute, 812 7th St., NW. The live performance and exhibits will be held inside of or in the vicinity of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 901 G St N.W. For more information visit www.ourcityfilmfestival.com.