• O.J.: Made in America director Ezra Edelman with John Horn

  • What Happened, Miss Simone? director Liz Garbus

  • Rich Hill director Tracy Droz Tragos and Indiewire Editor-at-Large Anne Thompson

  • Amy filmmaker Asif Kapadia with Indiewire Editor-at-Large Anne Thompson

  • Steve Gilula, Co-President of Fox Searchlight Pictures with He Named Me Malala director Davis Guggenheim and Indiewire Editor in Chief Dana Harris.

  • Merry Clayton sings for the audience after the screening of Twenty Feet from Stardom

  • The Eagle Huntress Nurgaiv Aisholpan

     
  • Particle Fever editor Walter Murch, producer David Kaplan and director Mark Levinson at the Q&A following the screening of the documentary

  • Food Chains director Sanjay Rawal, producer Smriti Keshari, Executive Producer Eva Longoria & Indiewire's Ben Travers at the Q&A following the screening of the film

  • Author: The JT LeRoy Story director Jeff Feuerzeig with Alex Cohen

     
  • The Sachal Jazz Ensemble, featured in Song of Lahore, perform for the IDA Screening Series audience. 
     

  • Cartel Land producers Molly Thompson and Tom Yellin stand with filmmaker Matt Heineman

  • Meet The Patels subjects Vasant and Champa Patel with filmmaker Geeta Patel and Indiewire's Steve Greene

  • Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise co-directors Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn Whack with Maya Angelou's grandson Colin Johnson and dancer Don Martin.

The IDA Documentary Screening Series brings some of the year's most acclaimed documentary films to the IDA community and members of industry guilds and organizations. Films selected for the Series receive exclusive access to an audience of tastemakers and doc lovers during the important Awards campaigning season from September through November.

LA Screenings take place at The Landmark . All screenings begin at 7:30pm and conclude with a moderated Q&A. Check-in begins at 6:30, and the house opens at 7.


2017 Screenings

  • Swim Team

    Wed. September 27, 2017
    The Landmark
    Westside Pavilion Mall, 10850 W Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90064

    Swim Team chronicles the rise of a competitive swim team made up of teenagers on the autism spectrum. Based in Perth Amboy, New Jersey,...

  • 11/8/16

    Thu. September 28, 2017
    The Landmark
    Westside Pavilion Mall, 10850 W Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90064

    Election Day 2016. In the morning of the presidential election and throughout the course of the day, a cross section of Americans from all...

  • Cries From Syria

    Tue. October 3, 2017
    The Landmark
    Westside Pavilion Mall, 10850 W Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90064

    CRIES FROM SYRIA is a searing account of the humanitarian crisis and devastating civil war that has defined Syria over the past six years. Drawing...

  • Jane

    Wed. October 4, 2017
    The Landmark
    Westside Pavilion Mall, 10850 W Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90064

    Award-winning filmmaker Brett Morgen (“Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck”) uses a trove of 16 mm footage unearthed from the National Geographic...

  • God Knows Where I Am

    Thu. October 5, 2017
    The Landmark
    Westside Pavilion Mall, 10850 W Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90064

    The body of a mentally ill homeless woman is found in an abandoned New Hampshire farmhouse. Beside the body lies a diary that documents a journey...

  • I Called Him Morgan

    Tue. October 10, 2017
    The Landmark
    Westside Pavilion Mall, 10850 W Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90064

    On a snowy night in February 1972, jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan was shot dead by his common-law wife, Helen, during a gig at a club in New York City...