by Erica Ginsberg
AFI DOCS is back for its second year under its new moniker (I give it one more year before we stop saying "The festival formerly known as Silverdocs.") While the namechange isn't the only thing which changed, this year's festival (taking place from June 18-22) looks like it is bringing back some of what we loved about the Washington DC area's one and only documentary film festival. Call it AFI DOCS 2.0.
Our resident critic, Matthew Radcliff is back with a new review. Radcliff from Paignton Pictures, who updates the Documentary Round-Up list of docs screening around the DC area, provides occasional reviews of documentaries you should know about. This time around it's Ilisa Barbash and Lucien Castaign-Taylor's Sweetgrass. The film will be playing at the AFI Silver on March 20 at 3pm as part of the Environmental Film Festival. It opens for a limited theatrical run at Landmark's E Street theater on May 21.