Tuesday, Jun. 23, 2020

The American Film Institute (AFI) has announced the AFI DOCS 2020 Award Winners, concluding the five-day online festival. The festival’s Audience Award for Best Feature went to Transhood, directed by Sharon Liese. The Audience Award for Best Short went to Blackfeet Boxing: Not...

Monday, Jun. 8, 2020

The American Film Institute has revealed its full slate of films being presented online for the AFI DOCS 2020 festival. The lineup features 59 films from 11 countries and 12 virtual World Premieres, with 61% of the films directed by women, 25% by POC directors and 14% by LGBTQ directors.     ...

Wednesday, May. 6, 2020

AFI DOCS, the American Film Institute’s yearly documentary celebration in the nation’s capital, is going global and online next month with its 18th annual edition. 

The best in non-fiction fare will be showcased in a re-imagined online film festival “where the best seat is in your house...

Wednesday, May. 15, 2019

AFI DOCS has revealed its full slate of films for the 2019 festival. The five-day documentary celebration will showcase 72 films representing 17 countries--including six world premieres, one North American premiere and two U.S. premieres. AFI DOCS 2019 runs June 19–23 in Washington, DC, and...

Thursday, May. 9, 2019

AFI DOCS, the American Film Institute’s annual documentary celebration in the nation’s capital, has announced the Opening and Closing Night films as well as the Special Screenings for its 17th annual edition.  

AFI DOCS 2019 will open with the world premiere of HBO’s True Justice:...

Friday, May. 4, 2018

AFI DOCS has announced its Opening and Closing Night films, and Centerpiece and Special Screenings. For its 16th edition, the American Film Institute’s annual celebration of documentary film in the nation’s capital will open with the world premiere of Personal Statement (directors...

Friday, May. 12, 2017

The American Film Institute (AFI) has announced the full slate of films for AFI DOCS 2017, a five-day documentary celebration in the nation’s capital. Each year, the festival is committed to providing artists with the opportunity to present powerfully told, artfully constructed stories — and to...

Thursday, May. 5, 2016

The American Film Institute (AFI) announced that AFI DOCS will pay tribute to renowned filmmaker Werner Herzog as the festival’s 2016 Charles Guggenheim Symposium honoree.

The AFI DOCS Charles Guggenheim Symposium honors documentary masters who have inspired audiences with their non-...

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