Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Things to Do: Silverdocs Documentary Festival June 20-26

Next week, marks the start of the ninth annual AFI Silverdocs documentary festival. It will be held, June 20-26 and features over 100 documentaries from around the world. Additionally, there is a conference held concurrently for those who are interested in film-making.

More information about Silverdocs is posted below, taken from their website:

Silverdocs encompasses a seven-day international film festival and five-day concurrent conference that promotes documentary film as a leading art form, supports the work of independent filmmakers and fosters an atmosphere for public dialogue and civic engagement around the issues and ideas explored in the films.

Silverdocs plays host to more than 27,000 attendees from across the globe with a diverse range of films, filmmakers and film subjects representing more than 60 countries.

Silverdocs takes place in and around downtown Silver Spring, Maryland – just minutes from downtown Washington, DC - at the AFI Silver Theatre, the flagship theatre of the AFI, one of the premier film exhibition spaces in the country, and the top art house cinema in the region.

To learn more, visit:

Tickets are available for purchase here.
For a chance to win tickets, follw them on Twitter.

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