Mon. Feb 17th, 2020

IDA Announces DocuDay LA on February 8

Full-Day Marathon Screenings of all Oscar®-Nominated Feature & Short Documentaries

The International Documentary Association (IDA) has announced the line-up for DocuDay LA, its annual full-day marathon of all the films nominated in the Best Feature Documentary and the Best Short Documentary categories at the Academy Awards®. Each screening will be presented with either Q&A or an introduction with the filmmaking teams and/or subjects (based on availability).

 DocuDay LA will take place at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills on Saturday, February 8. All-day passes are available at: Individual tickets go on sale on today Monday, January 27, 2020.

“DocuDay LA celebrates the great documentary films from the past year and is a unique opportunity to hear directly from the filmmakers and their subjects the stories behind these Oscar-nominated films,” said Simon Kilmurry, executive director of IDA
The line-up for DocuDay is below with confirmed attendance (Schedule subject to change):

8:30amThe Edge of Democracy (Director Petra Costa)
1:00pmShorts I Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (if you’re a girl) (Director Carol Dysinger and Producer Elena Andreicheva)In the Absence
2:45pmShorts II Life Overtakes Me (Directors Kristine Samuelson and John Haptas) St. Louis Superman (Directors/Producers Smriti Mundhra and Sami Khan) Walk Run Cha-Cha (Director Laura Nix and Producer Collette Sandstedt)
4:55pmThe Cave (Producers Sigrid Dyekjær and Kirstine Barfod)
7:15pmFor Sama (Directors Waad al-Kateab & Edward Watts with subject Hamza al-Kateab)
9:20pmAmerican Factory

About the International Documentary Association: Documentary storytelling expands our understanding of shared human experience, fostering an informed, compassionate, and connected world. The International Documentary Association (IDA) is dedicated to building and serving the needs of a thriving documentary culture. Through its programs, the IDA provides resources, creates community, and defends rights and freedoms for documentary artists, activists, and journalists. 


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