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: https://www.documentary.org/docuday-la. 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):
|8:30am||The Edge of Democracy (Director Petra Costa)|
|1:00pm||Shorts I Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (if you’re a girl) (Director Carol Dysinger and Producer Elena Andreicheva)In the Absence|
|2:45pm||Shorts 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)|
|4:55pm||The Cave (Producers Sigrid Dyekjær and Kirstine Barfod)|
|7:15pm||For Sama (Directors Waad al-Kateab & Edward Watts with subject Hamza al-Kateab)|
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.