May 20, 2021
Dawn Porter Named 2021 Guggenheim Honoree
AFI Tradition Includes Honorees Spike Lee, Barbara Kopple, Martin Scorsese, Errol Morris, Lee Grant, Stanley Nelson AFI DOCS Will Celebrate Award-Winning Filmmaker on June 23, 2021 AFI DOCS, the American Film Institute’s documentary film festival, has announced that it will honor Dawn Porter as the 2021 Charles Guggenheim Symposium honoree. Each year, the AFI DOCS…
May 10, 2021
AFI MOVIE CLUB: THE BLACK PANTHERS: VANGUARD OF THE REVOLUTION
THE BLACK PANTHERS: VANGUARD OF THE REVOLUTION director Stanley Nelson was the 2015 Guggenheim Symposium honoree at AFI DOCS in Washington, DC. Close Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream THE BLACK PANTHERS: VANGUARD OF THE REVOLUTION THE BLACK PANTHERS: VANGUARD OF THE REVOLUTION - Reelgood CORPORATION FOR PUBLIC BROADCASTING The Corporation for...
June 19, 2020
AFI Movie Club: DOWN AND OUT IN AMERICA
Directed by Academy Award®-winning actor and filmmaker Lee Grant, DOWN AND OUT IN AMERICA chronicles poverty in America, from struggling farmhands to unemployed urban workers to the newly homeless. AFI DOCS honored Grant at this year’s Charles Guggenheim Symposium, which celebrates the legacy of Charles Guggenheim by recognizing a contemporary filmmaker with a profound respect…
May 23, 2017
AFI DOCS Will Honor Laura Poitras
AFI DOCS will pay tribute to Laura Poitras — the groundbreaking filmmaker behind RISK (2016) and the Academy Award®-winning Edward Snowden portrait CITIZENFOUR (2014) — as the festival’s 2017 Charles Guggenheim Symposium honoree.
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