• Mon. July 11, 2016 @ 7:00pm
    Los Angeles, CA

    Interviewed by Ben Mankiewicz
    Join us for the premiere event of the 2016 IDA Conversation Series, spotlighting the brilliant work and extraordinary career of the Academy Award®-winning director Roger Ross Williams.

  • Sat. June 11, 2016 @ 2:00pm
    Chicago, IL

    Co-presented by Kartemquin Films and DCASE

    Interviewed by Adam Kempenaar

    Join Kartemquin Films for the first IDA Conversation Series event in Chicago, an exploration of the extraordinary work and career of the Academy Award® nominated director Steve James (Hoop Dreams, The Interrupters, Life Itself).

  • Mon. November 16, 2015 @ 7:00pm
    Los Angeles, CA

    Co-presented by Visual Communications

    Series Interviewer Ben Mankiewicz Join us for the final IDA Conversation Series event of the Summer/Fall season, an exploration of the extraordinary work and career of the Academy Award® nominated director Renee Tajima-Peña.
  • Wed. October 21, 2015 @ 7:00pm
    Los Angeles, CA

    Series Interviewer Ben Mankiewicz

    October’s IDA Conversation Series event spotlights the exceptional films and remarkable career of Davis Guggenheim, director of the Academy Award® winning documentary An Inconvenient Truth, one of the most influential films of our time.

  • Thu. October 1, 2015 @ 7:00pm
    Oakland, CA

    Interviewed by Orlando Bagwell

    Join us for this special Bay Area edition of the IDA Conversation Series featuring the preeminent documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson in conversation with Orlando Bagwell, Director of the U.C. Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism documentary program.

  • Mon. September 28, 2015 @ 7:00pm
    Los Angeles, CA

    Series Interviewer Ben Mankiewicz

    IDA’s Summer/Fall Conversation Series continues to dazzle in September with the remarkable Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney in conversation with the engaging Ben Mankiewicz.

  • Mon. August 31, 2015 @ 7:00pm
    Los Angeles, CA

    Series Interviewer Ben Mankiewicz

    Join us for the second event in our special Summer/Fall Conversation Series as host Ben Mankiewicz interviews Rory Kennedy, one of the preeminent documentary filmmakers of our time, and shows a selection of riveting clips from her extraordinary career.