AFI DOCS 2021 – American Film Institute

AFI DOCS 2021: Feminist Films

The AFI DOCS 2021 film festival is proud to present this wonderful selection of features and short documentaries centering on powerful women flexing their strength in political, intellectual and physical spheres. Through issues as wide-ranging as border violence, nun rights and vagina support groups, these women share their unique perspectives and insights on equality, feminism…

AFI DOCS 2021: LGBTQ+ Films

Celebrate pride month with us at AFI DOCS 2021 film festival! This year’s lineup has no shortage of incredible documentaries that are sure to pique the interest of our LGBTQ+ audiences. These films touch on history and activism, uncovering fascinating and inspiring stories alongside personal and emotional ones, celebrating unsung personalities and shedding light on…

AFI DOCS 2021: Sports Films

Now in the lead-up to the Euro cup, in the heat of NBA playoffs and closing out the French open, there is no question that June is an exciting month for sports, and with the AFI DOCS 2021 film festival just around the corner, we are here to remind you that June is an even…

AFI DOCS 2021: Festival Programming Intern Liwen Wang Picks

By AFI Festival Programming Intern Liwen Wang Ten weeks have gone by, hardly a dull moment! I’ve never quite imagined I’d be interning at a world-class film festival like AFI DOCS, let alone interacting with the festival’s programmers on a daily basis. Thanks to the fest team, my time here has been very informative and…

AFI DOCS 2021: Music Films

We know how much everyone loves music documentaries and the AFI DOCS film festival has brought you some of the best of the year. Kick back and enjoy the remarkable stories of your favorite artists, their iconic albums and some of their monumental performances. Whether your musical tastes favor rock, soul or opera, we have…

Everything You Need to Know About DOCS Talks & Industry Forum

World Premiere of Netflix’s and Higher Ground Production’s WE THE PEOPLE Kicks Off Inaugural DOCS Talks on June 24 DOCS Industry Forum Topics Include Increasing Accessibility of Documentary Films, Collaborations Between Public Media and Indie Filmmakers, Investigative Journalism, and More Participate in Networking Opportunities With Industry Professionals, Funders and Public Media Representatives From Across the…
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