• 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.

  • Tue. July 21, 2015 @ 7:00pm
    Los 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 @ 7:00pm
    Los 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. October 17, 2011 @ 7:30pm
    Los 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 @ 7:30pm
    Los 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.