June 19, 2013
11th annual AFI DOCS presented by Audi

11th annual AFI DOCS presented by Audi

AFI DOCS presented by Audi is coming to the Newseum

The Newseum, in partnership with the American Film Institute, has been named one of several locations that will screen films as part of the 11th annual AFI DOCS presented by Audi, the region’s premier documentary film festival. The Newseum is excited to host three days of screenings and sessions during the festival. Scheduled films and events at the Newseum include:


Thursday, June 20
10 a.m. – "We Came Home"
12:15 p.m. – "Camp 14 – Total Control Zone"
3 p.m. – "Wrong Time Wrong Place"

Saturday, June 22
10 a.m. – "God Loves Uganda"
12:15 p.m. – "McCullin"
3 p.m. – "Let the Fire Burn"

Sunday, June 23
10 a.m. – "Short Program 1: Truth Be Told"
12:15 p.m. – "Dragon Girls"
2:45 p.m. – "The Trials of Muhammad Ali"

Visit the AFI DOCS presented by Audi Film Festival site for tickets and information.

CATALYST SESSIONS: The Art of Moving Reality

A forum for national conversations by filmmakers, thought leaders, policy-makers and engaged audiences.

Thursday, June 20
10 a.m. – What is an American?
As an extension of the AFI DOCS feature "Documented," an esteemed collection of our nation's top policymakers and immigration reform advocates join to discuss and debate Immigration Reform and its role in America's present political culture.

11:45 a.m. – What is the Future of Education?
Educators and policymakers assemble to discuss the state of education reform in America. The panel will focus on issues surrounding the high school drop-out crisis and discuss solutions looking towards the future.

1:30 p.m. – What is Intellectual Property?
Leaders from political, legislative and artistic sectors join to discuss the future of intellectual property rights in America's evolving digital culture.

3:15 p.m. – What is the Function of Humor in Politics?
Celebrating AFI DOCS' featured screening of "Herblock: The Black & The White," tracing the life and legacy of editorial cartoonist Herbert Block, a distinguished panel of artists, journalists and politicians join to discuss to discuss the role of humor in politics and how poking fun at our democracy influences the national conversation.

Catalyst Sessions are free and open to the public. Visit AFI DOCS presented by Audi Film Festival to RSVP in advance of arrival.

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