• 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.

Introducing our first hybrid IDA Documentary Screening Series! The 2021 edition will take place both in-person and online, exclusively for IDA members in Los Angeles and around the world. To access the screenings, become an IDA member at any time! With revised membership levels, a new MyIDA portal and new benefits, fall is the best time to join our global documentary community.

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For in-person screenings, we will require that all IDA staff, volunteers and attendees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and that everyone on-site wear a mask at all times (while not eating or drinking). Learn more about our COVID-19 policy on the blog. Priority seating will be given to IDA & AMPAS members. Non-member seating is available via standby.

Closed Captioning is available for all virtual screenings and filmmaker conversations. ASL is available for the Q&As only.


2021 Schedule featuring 60+ films:

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