Michael Lumpkin – American Film Institute

AFI FEST 2020 Goes Virtual Oct. 15-22

AFI FEST 2020 presented by Audi is going virtual! This year people across the nation can be part of AFI’s annual festival that features the best in world cinema. The festival will take place online Oct. 15-22. The virtual edition will have the same programming structure as previous years with sections highlighting new auteurs and…

AFI Announces 2020 AFI DOCS Film Festival Dates

The 2020 edition of AFI DOCS is going virtual! AFI announced today that AFI DOCS will showcase current non-fiction fare in a re-imagined online film festival June 17–21. “AFI is committed to the documentary art form in the best of times and in the most challenging of times,” said Michael Lumpkin, Director of AFI Festivals….

Meet the New Director of AFI DOCS

AFI DOCS, AFI’s annual documentary festival in Washington, DC, is excited to announce a new Director: filmmaker and Executive Director of the International Documentary Association (IDA), Michael Lumpkin. We’re happy to welcome Michael to the AFI family. He’s a filmmaker with nearly three decades of experience in the film community and not only brings a…