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Top film-related events in New York City this week

Looking to kick back and enjoy a fresh film-related event this week?

When it comes to movies, there's plenty to get you off the couch this week. From a free panel discussion to a socially relevant film festival, read on for the week's top film events to add to you calendar.

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NYC Composer Panel at Brooklyn College

On Saturday, attend a free panel discussion on the state of media composing at Brooklyn College/Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema, presented by ASCAP and The ASCAP Foundation. Panelists include NYU and Brooklyn College faculty members and composer Mandy Hoffman.

When: Saturday, March 16, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Where: Brooklyn College, Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema, 25 Washington Ave.
Price: Free
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Tomorrow night, NewFilmmakers presents "A Night of Politics and Hip Hop." Take in screenings of short and feature-length digital films on topics ranging from the effects of political rhetoric to Puerto Rican identity in the wake of Hurricane Maria to teens in the grunge era of the 90s.

When: Wednesday, March 13, 6 p.m.
Where: 32 Second Ave.
Price: $7
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SR Socially Relevant Film Festival New York

Come Friday, you can take in another film festival at Cinema Village. "SR Socially Relevant Film Festival New York, is a non-profit film festival that showcases socially relevant films with human interest stories as a response to the proliferation of violence and violent forms of storytelling," according to the event's organizer.

When: Friday, March 15, 1 p.m.
Where: 22 E. 12th St.
Price: $6-$12
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