• 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

  • Strong Island

    Wed. September 13, 2017
    The Landmark
    Westside Pavilion Mall, 10850 W Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90064

    In April 1992, on Long Island NY, William Ford Jr., a black 24 year-old teacher, was killed by Mark Reilly, a white 19 year-old mechanic. Although...

  • Trophy

    Thu. September 14, 2017
    The Landmark
    Westside Pavilion Mall, 10850 W Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90064

    Trophy is a startling exploration of the evolving relationship between big-game hunting and wildlife conservation that will leave you...

  • Icarus

    Mon. September 18, 2017
    The Landmark
    Westside Pavilion Mall, 10850 W Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90064

    Director Bryan Fogel begins an experiment in self-doping, hoping to understand its effects on his cycling performance, and how professional...

  • Intent To Destroy

    Tue. September 19, 2017
    The Landmark
    Westside Pavilion Mall, 10850 W Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90064

    Pulling back the curtain on Genocide censorship in Hollywood due to U.S. government pressure to appease a strategic ally, INTENT TO DESTROY embeds...

  • City of Ghosts

    Thu. September 21, 2017
    The Landmark
    Westside Pavilion Mall, 10850 W Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90064

    Directed, produced, and filmed by Matthew Heineman, CITY OF GHOSTS follows the journey of "Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently" – a handful of...

  • New York Times Op-Docs

    Tue. September 26, 2017
    The Landmark
    Westside Pavilion Mall, 10850 W Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90064

    Op-Docs is the New York Times’ Emmy-winning documentary series and forum featuring independent filmmakers. Op-Docs publishes the work of both...