DC-Area Film Events

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Check out these upcoming documentary film events happening in the Washington DC/Baltimore Metro Area. This includes documentary film screenings, film festivals, and industry events. If you have one you would like added, please send an e-mail to contact AT docsinprogress DOT org.

 

CURRENTLY PLAYING

RBG at Angelika Mosaic, Landmark E Street Cinema and Landmark Bethesda Row

Itzhak at Cinema Arts (Fairfax) and Landmark E Street Cinema

After Auschwitz at Cinema Arts (Fairfax)

The Judge at Landmark West End

Summer in the Forest at Landmark West End

COMING SOON

Pope Francis: A Man Of His Word at Angelika Mosaic

Won't You Be My Neighbor at Angelika Mosaic

MAY 2018

Now thru July 4:  Rock Docs Film Fest at AFI Silver

May 2-13: Washington Jewish Film Festival (WJFF) sponsored by Edlavitch DCJCC

May 8:  In Her Footsteps WJFF at Landmark Bethesda Row

May 8:  The Promised Band WJFF at Landmark E Street Cinema

May 8: Out With The Old shorts program (including documentary short Wendy's Shabbat) at Landmark Bethesda Row

May 8:  Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary at AFI Silver

May 9:  New Chefs On The Block at The Avalon

May 9:  Back to Berlin WJFF at Edlavitch DCJCC

May 9:  Back to the Fatherland WJFF at Edlavitch DCJCC

May 9:  A Dead Nation WJFF at Landmark Bethesda Row

May 9:  Life is Rich with documentary short Under the Bar WJFF at Landmark Bethesda Row

May 9:  The Maestro: In Search of the Last Music WJFF at Landmark E Street Cinema

May 9:  Touching the Sky WJFF at Landmark Bethesda Row

May 9:  Raising Funds for Your Films: Old School Fundraising v. New Technologies at Docs in Progress

May 10:  Hit & Stay presented by Docs in Progress at Takoma Park Community Center Auditorium

May 10:  Kishon WJFF at Landmark Bethesda Row

May 10:  Libya: The Last Voice WJFF at AFI Silver

May 10:  Remember Baghdad WJFF at Landmark Bethesda Row

May 11 & 12: Beuys at National Gallery of Art

May 11-12:  Stop Making Sense at Landmark E Street Cinema

May 12: Remember Baghdad WJFF at Edlavitch DCJCC

May 12:  Spiral WJFF at Edlavitch DCJCC

May 13: Lonnie Holley: The Truth of the Dirt followed by Crafting an Echo at National Gallery of Art

May 13:  A Dead Nation WJFF AFI Silver

May 13: Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel WJFF at Edlavitch DCJCC

May 13: Life is Rich with documentary short Under the Bar WJFF at Edlavitch DCJCC

May 14:  Documentary Roundtable DC: Production Insurance Demystified sponsored by Docs in Progress and WIFV at Interface Media

May 15:  Strategies for Writing Non-Fiction Films at Docs in Progress

May 16:  Work in Progress Screening of Voices from Brookland Manor and Breaking Barriers sponsored by Docs in Progress at George Washington University

May 19:  Dancing Through The Flames: How DC Dance Survived 1968 at Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum

May 22:  I Called Him Morgan at AFI Silver

May 23:  I Am Somebody: Three Films by Madeline Anderson at AFI Silver

May 23:  Served Like A Girl at Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum

May 29:  The Test and the Art of Thinking at Landmark E Street Cinema and Landmark Bethesda Row

May 30:  The Workers Cup at AFI Silver

JUNE 2018

June 1:  Deadline to Submit Documentary Rough Cuts for July 19 Docs In The City Program

June 2:  One Big Home at National Gallery of Art

June 2:  Cinematography Workshop for Documentaries at Docs in Progress

June 3:  Leaning Into The Wind at National Gallery of Art

June 3: Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba at Creative Alliance

June 7-28: Intro to Adobe Premier Pro Video Editing at Docs in Progress

June 7:  What Happened, Miss Simone? at AFI Silver

June 9:  Hearts in a Heartless World: Access and Community Media at National Gallery of Art

June 9-23: Advanced Smartphone Documentary Production Workshop at Docs in Progress

June 13:  Peer Pitch at Docs in Progress

June 13-17:  AFI DOCS Film Festival (various locations)

June 14:  Vintage Movie Night with Richard Hall: Sex Education and Health Films sponsored by Docs in Progress at Takoma Park Community Center Auditorium

June 18-22:  Summer Camp for Seniors: My Life on Video sponsored by Docs in Progress at Takoma Park Community Center

June 19:  McKellen: Playing The Part at Landmark E Street Cinema and Landmark Bethesda Row

June 30:  Legal Issues for Documentary Filmmakers at Docs in Progress

JULY 2018

July 9:  Documentary Roundtable DC: How Filmmakers Can Engage with State and Local Policymakers sponsored by Docs in Progress and WIFV at Interface Media

July 14-19:  Backpack Filmmaker Bootcamp: The Self Sufficient Documentary Shooter at Docs in Progress

July 18: Investigative Journalism and Documentary at Docs in Progress