Documentary Film Featuring N Street Village Residents Partcipating in The Theatre Lab’s Life Stories Program to Premiere at AFI DOCS This June

Washington, D.C.  (May 22, 2014) – The Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts’ award-winning Life Stories Program is the subject of a documentary film, How I Got Over, which will premiere at AFI DOCS documentary festival on June 21 and 22 in Washington, D.C. The film, produced and directed by Nicole Boxer (producer of the Academy Award-nominated documentary The Invisible War) chronicles the journey of 15 formerly homeless women in substance abuse recovery at N Street Village as they participated in The Theatre Lab’s Life Stories Program and turned their collective life experiences into an original theatrical production. The play was performed by the women at The Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater in April 2012.

Learn more and purchase tickets beginning June 2 to AFI DOCS at www.afi.com/afidocs.

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