Meet The Press Film Festival in Collaboration With AFI highlights topics such as criminal justice reform, climate change, immigration and racial and gender bias. Along with the shorts, the festival also features live discussions with filmmakers, subjects, NBC News correspondents and anchors. It historically takes place at the Landmark Atlantic Plumbing Cinema in Washington, D.C.
MEET THE PRESS announced its ground-breaking collaboration with AFI in August 2017 and has since featured world premieres from Netflix and HBO among others. Films produced by The New York Times Op-Docs, the Reuters Foundation and the Guardian showcased at past festivals have earned Oscar® and Emmy® nominations for Short Documentaries.