The Silverdocs Film Festival and Conference kicks off Monday, June 20, in Silver Spring, Maryland.
Known as the "pre-eminent documentary festival in the U.S.," Silverdocs is a seven-day international film festival and five-day concurrent conference that promotes documentary film as a leading art form and supports the work of independent filmmakers. Silverdocs kicks today in Silver Spring, Maryland and both ITVS staff and films are well represented:
For independent filmmakers, ITVS Senior Programming Manager Richard Saiz will be on hand for two conference sessions: "Pitch to ITVS" on Thursday, June 23 at 1pm and "ITVS and the Art of the Short Story" on Friday, June 24 at 11:15am. For more info on these and the many other informative Silverdocs conference events, click here. For documentary film fans, be among the first to get a sneak peek at a plethora of ITVS films that will be coming to PBS including Being Elmo, Better This World, The Black Power Mixtape, Donor Unknown, Give Up Tomorrow, Hell and Back Again, If a Tree Falls, The Interrupters, The Learning, Still Here, The Team, To Be Heard, and When the Drum is Beating.
For more information on Silverdocs films and to purchase tickets, click here >>
Have a great time at the festival!
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