2016 @AFIDOCS Announces Full Slate of Films

From June 22–26, the 14th edition of AFI DOCS showcases 94 films representing 30 countries. Screenings will take place in Washington, DC, at the Newseum and the Landmark E Street Cinema, and in Silver Spring, MD, at the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center.

See the full AFI DOCS 2016 slate of films here.

Newly announced films from notable documentarians include COMMAND AND CONTROL (DIR Robert Kenner), the world premiere of DOC & DARRYL (DIRS Judd Apatow, Michael Bonfiglio) and MISS SHARON JONES! (DIR Barbara Kopple) — and many more titles.

As previously announced, the Newseum will host the Opening Night Gala and North American premiere of ZERO DAYS (DIR Alex Gibney) and the Closing Night Gala screening of NORMAN LEAR: JUST ANOTHER VERSION OF YOU (DIRS Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady). Also previously announced, AFI will recognize Werner Herzog at AFI DOCS as the Charles Guggenheim Symposium honoree on June 24. The Symposium will include a conversation, moderated by Ramin Bahrani, followed by the East Coast premiere of Herzog’s latest film LO AND BEHOLD, REVERIES OF THE CONNECTED WORLD.

AFI DOCS will offer additional programs for festival filmmakers as a way to connect with film industry and policy leaders. The festival will also include a Filmmaker Forum open to the documentary filmmaking community.

Tickets to AFI DOCS 2016, including Galas and Spotlight Screenings, will be available to AFI members exclusively from May 9–17, and to the public on May 18. Passes for AFI DOCS 2016 are now on sale.


(Source: Press release from @AFIDOCS)

14 thoughts on “2016 @AFIDOCS Announces Full Slate of Films”

  1. Great site!Looking forward to exploring the many @AFIDOCS listed great article on Herzog and Looks like I’ll be enjoying the courageous story on Sharon Jones !

  2. Fantastic site Larry! Great line up. Fantastic editorial comments and information about upcoming events! Look forward too following you in the future.

  3. Great site. Looking forward to checking out Command and Control. Thanks for the info.

  4. Looks like another great lineup for AFI. Don’t miss Doc and Darryl. Hollywood Glee is a must see for discerning fans of the silver screen. More please!

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