• 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 IDA Documentary Screening Series brings some of the year's most acclaimed documentary films to the IDA community and members of industry guilds and organizations. Films selected for the Series receive exclusive access to an audience of tastemakers and doc lovers during the important Awards campaigning season from September through November.

LA Screenings take place at The Landmark, unless otherwise noted. All screenings begin at 7:30pm and conclude with a moderated Q&A. Check-in begins at 6:30, and the house opens at 7. Please note that some screenings have different start-times, as indicated on individual pages.


2017 Screenings

  • DOLORES

    Wed. November 1, 2017
    The Landmark
    Westside Pavilion Mall, 10850 W Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90064

    Dolores Huerta is among the most important, yet least known, activists in American history. An equal partner in co-founding the first farm workers...

  • An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

    Mon. October 30, 2017
    The Landmark
    Westside Pavilion Mall, 10850 W Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90064

    A decade after AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH brought climate change into the heart of popular culture, comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows...

  • The Force

    Thu. October 26, 2017
    The Landmark
    Westside Pavilion Mall, 10850 W Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90064

    At a powderkeg moment in American policing, The Force goes deep inside the embattled Oakland Police Department as it struggles to...

  • The Rape of Recy Taylor

    Wed. October 25, 2017
    The Landmark
    Westside Pavilion Mall, 10850 W Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90064

    Staggering numbers of women were raped in the Jim Crow South. In danger for their lives, they did not report the crimes and their stories were...

  • Atomic Homefront

    Tue. October 24, 2017
    The Landmark
    Westside Pavilion Mall, 10850 W Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90064

    Atomic Homefront shines an urgent and devastating light on the lasting toxic effects that nuclear waste can have on communities. Focusing...

  • Finding Oscar

    Mon. October 23, 2017
    The Landmark
    Westside Pavilion Mall, 10850 W Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90064

    In a forgotten massacre during Guatemala's decades-long civil war, a young boy was spared, only to be raised by one of the very soldiers who...