• Won't You Be My Neighbor? director Morgan Neville with Indiewire Editor in Chief Dana Harris.

  • 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 Series is Going Online!

Year after year, we bring together both films and their creators to industry insiders and film enthusiasts throughout the fall season. Last year, we expanded to New York. This year, we are going online! We’re proud to showcase 35 documentaries from October to January. This year’s Screening Series includes 16 projects by BIPOC filmmakers, 20 by women-identified filmmakers, and 11 by filmmakers from our international community.

The Digital 2020-2021 Screening Series:

  • Both films and filmmaker Q&As will be available through IDA's Eventive virtual cinema.

  • Films will be available on demand for all IDA members exclusively. Each screening has a 7-day unlock period until the Q&A date. Once unlocked, members have 24 hours to watch the film. Please note that other guild members will not have access to digital screenings.

  • Post-film conversation live streams with creators and subjects are open to the public for free - members and non-members alike. All filmmaker Q&As stay on Eventive for viewing after its premiere date.

If you are not an IDA member, join the IDA family today to access Screening Series and many other members-only benefits

2020 Filmmaker Q&As Schedule

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