- Tue. July 21, 2015 @ 7:00pmLos Angeles, CA
Series Interviewer Ben Mankiewicz
Our premiere event, featuring an onstage interview and clips program, spotlights the remarkable directing/producing team of Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering. Their most recent documentary feature The Hunting Ground, a monumental exposé about sexual assault on college campuses, premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and has focused national attention on this critical issue.
- Wed. March 26, 2014 @ 7:00pmLos Angeles, CA
Join us for a special evening as we go in-depth and behind-the-scenes with LA’s own Morgan Neville, director and producer of the Oscar®-winning, box office-smashing Twenty Feet from Stardom.
- Mon. June 17, 2013 @ 7:30pmLos Angeles, CA
Join KCRW's Matt Holzman (Matt's Movies, The Business) for an in-depth conversation with acclaimed documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock.
- Mon. October 17, 2011 @ 7:30pmLos Angeles, CA
Doc U presents a conversation with filmmaker Joe Berlinger (Crude, Brother's Keeper, Metallica: Some Kind of Monster) followed by a special preview screening of HBO Documentary Films' Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory, the third documentary feature Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky have produced for HBO over the past two decades covering the trials, convictions and incarceration of the West Memphis 3.
- Mon. May 16, 2011 @ 7:30pmLos Angeles, CA
Join moderator Marjan Safinia for an intimate conversation with Doug Block, and learn more about the risks and rich rewards of making a personal documentary film, and the wisdom he's gained from a lifelong career as a documentary filmmaker.
- Mon. March 21, 2011 @ 7:00pmLos Angeles, CA
Doc U presents an in-depth conversation with Steve James, the award-winning producer-director of Hoop Dreams, the landmark documentary hailed by critic Roger Ebert as "the great American documentary."
- Mon. October 18, 2010 @ 7:00pmLos Angeles, CA
October's exceptional Doc U session features a live appearance by Lucy Walker, a rising star of documentary filmmaking whose recent films Waste Land and Countdown To Zero have been dominating 2010's major festivals.
IDA Conversation Series
Our signature conversation series features a stellar lineup of prominent documentary filmmakers.