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Films about important issues and a dining experience to lift your spirits

Lunafest, which features ten short movies made by and for women, screens The Translator, a take on subway stories, and Mother of Many, an animated look at midwifery. Proceeds go to the Breast Cancer Fund and organizations in the host community. It’s at Jammin’ Java at 6. Tickets ($20) are available here.

Filmmaker Karim Chrobog and Refugees International are hosting a showing of War Child at Napoleon Bistro. The film tells the story of Sudanese child soldier turned hip-hop artist, Emmanuel Jal, who now works to bring peace and education to his home country. 6:30 to 9:30. Buy tickets ($25) here. Food and drink are extra.

“Spirit of the Festival,” part of the Washington DC International Wine & Food Festival, challenges five pairs of local chefs and mixologists to create delicious combinations of food and drink. It’s at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center from 7 to 10. Tickets ($55) are available here.

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