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The Cave

Wed October 2, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
Los Angeles
For besieged civilians, hope and safety lie underground inside the subterranean hospital known as Cave, where pediatrician and managing physician Dr. Amani Ballor and her colleagues Samaher and Dr....
 
 
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The Kingmaker

Thu October 3, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
Los Angeles
Centered on the indomitable character of Imelda Marcos, The Kingmaker examines, with intimate access, the Marcos family’s improbable return to power in the Philippines....
 
 
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Torn Apart: Separated at the Border

Thu October 3, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
New York
Directed by Oscar® and Emmy® winner Ellen Goosenberg Kent, this documentary follows the story of two mothers who were separated from their children in the U.S....
 
 
 
 
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Getting Real Special Topic Series: Documentary Budgeting (and so much more!)

Mon October 7, 2019 @ 12:00 PM
Has budgeting, scheduling and managing your documentary got you down? Are you struggling to prepare a realistic budget for prospective funders?...
 
 
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IDA Conversation Series: Jeffrey Friedman and Rob Epstein

Mon October 7, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
Los Angeles
In partnership with Outfest, the IDA is thrilled to invite you to our upcoming IDA Conversation Series in Los Angeles with Academy Award-winning and nominated filmmaker/producer/writer duo Jeffrey Fri...
 
 
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The River and the Wall

Mon October 7, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
Los Angeles
Five friends venture into the unknown wilds of the Texas borderlands traveling 1200 miles along the Rio Grande.  On horses, mountain bikes, and canoes, they set out to document the wildlife and l...
 
 
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Getting Real Special Topic Series: Documentary Budgeting (and so much more!)

Mon October 7, 2019 @ 12:00 PM
Has budgeting, scheduling and managing your documentary got you down? Are you struggling to prepare a realistic budget for prospective funders?...
 
 
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Getting Real Special Topic Series: Documentary Budgeting (and so much more!)

Mon October 7, 2019 @ 12:00 PM
Has budgeting, scheduling and managing your documentary got you down? Are you struggling to prepare a realistic budget for prospective funders?...
 
 
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Getting Real Special Topic Series: Documentary Budgeting (and so much more!)

Mon October 7, 2019 @ 12:00 PM
Has budgeting, scheduling and managing your documentary got you down? Are you struggling to prepare a realistic budget for prospective funders?...
 
 
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Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes

Thu October 10, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
Los Angeles
Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes explores the unique and ground-breaking vision behind the iconic jazz label....
 
 
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Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements

Thu October 10, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
New York
A deeply personal portrait of three lives, and the discoveries that lie beyond loss: a deaf boy growing up, his deaf grandfather growing old, and Beethoven the year he was blindsided by deaf...
 
 
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Getting Real Special Topic Series: Documentary Budgeting (and so much more!)

Mon October 7, 2019 @ 12:00 PM
Has budgeting, scheduling and managing your documentary got you down? Are you struggling to prepare a realistic budget for prospective funders?...
 
 
12:00 PM

Getting Real Special Topic Series: Documentary Budgeting (and so much more!)

Mon October 7, 2019 @ 12:00 PM
Has budgeting, scheduling and managing your documentary got you down? Are you struggling to prepare a realistic budget for prospective funders?...
 
 
12:00 PM

Getting Real Special Topic Series: Documentary Budgeting (and so much more!)

Mon October 7, 2019 @ 12:00 PM
Has budgeting, scheduling and managing your documentary got you down? Are you struggling to prepare a realistic budget for prospective funders?...
 
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An Evening With New York Times Op-Docs

Mon October 14, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
Los Angeles
The Last Storm Mark Zabawa is on a mission: to fight cancer and chase tornadoes.TungrusA cautionary tale about the epic power struggle between humans and poultry.My American Surrogate A Chin...
 
 
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The Brink

Tue October 15, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
Los Angeles
THE BRINK follows Steve Bannon through the 2018 mid-term elections in the United States, shedding light on his efforts to mobilize and unify far-right parties in order to win seats in the May 2019 Eur...
 
 
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Diego Maradona

Wed October 16, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
Los Angeles
Maradona arrived in Naples on July 5, 1984, for a world-record fee. The charismatic Argentine was worshiped on and off the pitch and led Napoli to its first league title....
 
 
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On the President's Orders

Thu October 17, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
Los Angeles
On the President’s Orders is a searing, on-the-ground look at President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly campaign against drug dealers and suspected drug users in the Philippines, told with unprecedented acce...
 
 
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Tell Me Who I Am

Thu October 17, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
New York City
When 18-year-old Alex Lewis wakes up from a coma after surviving a motorcycle accident, the world is not one he remembers. He has forgotten everything. His home. His parents....
 
 
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IDA Presents: Disney+

Fri October 18, 2019 @ 1:00 PM
Los Angeles
IDA Executive Director Simon Kilmurry hosts an afternoon with Disney+ executives and nonfiction filmmakers....
 
 
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Docs on Sunset

Sat October 19, 2019 @ 11:00 PM
West Hollywood
The IDA Board of Directors and Executive Director Simon Kilmurry are pleased to invite you to an exclusive fundraising party to celebrate and support the vital work of documentary storytellers....
 
 
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DocuClub NY: SAUDADE

Mon October 21, 2019 @ 7:00 PM
New York
Please join us in NY at DCTV for the first fall DocuClub work-in-progress screening featuring SAUDADE: Name of the Father. Following the screening, we will be joined by Director, Theres...
 
 
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Knock Down the House

Mon October 21, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
Los Angeles
Four exceptional women mount grassroots campaigns against powerful incumbents in Knock Down the House, an inspiring look at the 2018 midterm elections that tipped the balance of power....
 
 
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Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

Tue October 22, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
Los Angeles
This artful and intimate meditation on legendary storyteller Toni Morrison examines her life, her works and the powerful themes she has confronted throughout her literary career....
 
 
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Sea of Shadows

Wed October 23, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
Los Angeles
In Mexico’s Sea of Cortez, a group of dedicated scientists, high-tech activists, investigative journalists and courageous undercover agents attempt to rescue the most endangered and elusive whale on E...
 
 
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The Great Hack

Thu October 24, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
Los Angeles
Updated from its Sundance debut in a new cut featuring additional interviews and footage, The Great Hack uncovers the dark world of data exploitation, offering astounding access to the personal journe...
 
 
 
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Ask Dr. Ruth

Mon October 28, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
Los Angeles
Ask Dr. Ruth chronicles the life of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, a Holocaust survivor who became America’s most famous sex therapist....
 
 
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Edge of Democracy

Tue October 29, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
Los Angeles
A cautionary tale for these times of democracy in crisis, the personal and political fuse to explore one of the most dramatic periods in Brazilian history....
 
 
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Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz

Tue October 29, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
New York
Barry Avrich’s new documentary tells the story of Ben Ferencz—the last surviving Nuremberg prosecutor and lifelong advocate of “law not war.” After witnessing Nazi concentration camps shortly after li...
 
 
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IDA Conversation Series: Julia Reichert

Wed October 30, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
Los Angeles
Join us for an exciting conversation with multiple award-winning filmmaker Julia Reichert, whose dynamic, intimate, direct cinema films focus on gender, labor, the working-class, and globalization....