IDA Documentary Screening Series

IDA Documentary Screening Series 2014

International Documentary Association

Los Angeles, CA

IDA Documentary Screening Series 2014

Ticket Information

Type     Quantity
Point and Shoot - Tues, 11/04, 7:30pm at The Landmark
Conversation to follow with director Marshall Curry. Moderated by Dana Harris, Editor in Chief, Indiewire.
Free  
Code Black, Wed, 11/05, 7:30pm at The Landmark
Conversation after the film with director Ryan McGarry M.D., producer Linda Goldstein Knowlton, and executive producer Mark J. Harris. Moderated by Tom White, Editor of Documentary magazine.
Free  
Merchants of Doubt - Thurs, 11/06, 7:30pm at The Landmark
Conversation to follow with director Robert Kenner. Moderated by Eric Kohn, Senior Editor at Indiewire.
Free  
Happy Valley - Tues, 11/11, 7:30pm at The Landmark
Conversation to follow with director Amir Bar-Lev. Moderated by Ben Travers, Editor at Indiewire.
Free  
Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon - Wed, 11/12, 7:00pm at The Landmark
Conversation to follow with director Mike Meyers and subject Shep Gordon. Moderated by Dana Harris, Editor-in-Chief of Indiewire. Note this screening starts at 7:00pm.
Free  
Alive Inside, Thurs, 11/13, 7:30pm at The Landmark
Conversation to follow with director Michael Rossato-Bennett. Moderated by Matt Holzman of KCRW.
Free  

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Event Details

The IDA Documentary Screening Series brings some of the year's best documentary films to the IDA community and members of industry guilds and organizations. Screenings conclude with a moderated Q&A with the filmmakers. Screenings are held in Los Angeles. Check the film listing below for specific theater.

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UPCOMING SCREENINGS:

Point and Shoot
The Orchard
Tuesday, 11/04/14 at 7:30pm
The Landmark Theater
10850 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
Two-time Academy Award nominated documentary filmmaker Marshall Curry tells a harrowing and sometimes humorous story of Matt VanDyke, a timid 26-year-old with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and his struggle for political revolution and personal transformation.
Code Black
Long Shot Factory
Wednesday, 11/05/14 at 7:30pm
The Landmark Theater
10850 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
In his vivid and thought-provoking filmmaking debut, physician Ryan McGarry gives us unprecedented access to America's busiest Emergency Department.
Merchants of Doubt
Sony Pictures Classics, In Association with Participant Media & Omidyar Network
Thursday, 11/06/14 at 7:30pm
The Landmark Theater
10850 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
Inspired by the acclaimed book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway, Merchants of Doubt takes audiences on a satirically comedic, yet illuminating ride into the heart of conjuring American spin.
Happy Valley
Music Box Films
Tuesday, 11/11/14 at 7:30pm
The Landmark Theater
10850 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
Filmed over the year after Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky's arrest, Happy Valley deconstructs the story we think we know to uncover a much more complicated and tragic tale.
Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon
Radius-TWC
Wednesday, 11/12/14 at 7:30pm
The Landmark Theater
10850 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
Making playful use of archival footage, new interviews, and his own close relationship with the legendary talent manager, Mike Myers documents the astounding career of Hollywood legend Shep Gordon.
Alive Inside
City Drive Films, LLC
Thursday, 11/13/14 at 7:30pm
The Landmark Theater
10850 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
Alive Inside is a joyous cinematic exploration of musics capacity to reawaken our souls and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity.


PAST SCREENINGS:

Particle Fever
Abramorama and BOND/360
Wednesday, 10/29/14 at 7:30pm
The Landmark Theater
10850 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
Particle Fever follows six brilliant scientists during the launch of the Large Hadron Collider, marking the start-up of the biggest and most expensive experiment in the history of the planet, pushing the edge of human innovation.
Documented
Define American, BOND/360 and CNN Films
Tuesday, 10/28/14 at 7:30pm
The Landmark Theater
10850 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
Documented: A film by an illegal immigrant undocumented American. One man’s story. A nation’s journey.
Life Itself
Magnolia Pictures
Monday, 10/27/14 at 7:30pm
The Landmark Theater
10850 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
Roger Ebert was a beloved national figure and arguably our best-known and most influential movie critic, and his death in 2013 was deeply felt across the country. Based on his memoir of the same name, Life Itself recounts his fascinating journey.
Rich Hill
The Orchard
Thursday, 10/23/14 at 7:30pm
The Landmark Theater
10850 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
The Sundance Grand Jury Prize winning documentary, Rich Hill takes you inside the homes and lives of small-town, rural America, where isolated kids confront heart-breaking choices, marginalized parents struggle to survive, and despite it all, families cling to the promise of equal opportunity and a better life some day.
The Overnighters
Drafthouse Films
Wednesday, 10/22/14 at 7:30pm
The Landmark Theater
10850 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
A modern-day Grapes of Wrath, award-winning documentary The Overnighters is an intimate portrait of job-seekers desperately chasing the broken American Dream to the tiny oil boom town of Williston, North Dakota.
The Great Invisible
RADiUS
Tuesday, 10/21/14 at 7:30pm
The Landmark Theater
10850 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
The Great Invisible tells the story of the modern South–the fishermen, the oilmen, and the survivors–through the lens of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Food Chains
Screen Media
Monday, 10/20/14 at 7:30pm
The Landmark Theater
10850 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
Food Chains exposes the horrific abuses farmworkers face and reveals the forces behind that exploitation: the global supermarket industry.
Evolution of a Criminal
A Film by Darius Clark Monroe, Executive Produced by Spike Lee
Thursday, 10/16/14 at 7:30pm
The Landmark Theater
10850 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
How does a 16 year-old honor student evolve into a bank robber? In Evolution of a Criminal, filmmaker Darius Clark Monroe asks this very question–about himself.
Plot For Peace
Trinity Filmed Entertainment
Tuesday, 10/14/14 at 7:30pm
The Landmark Theater
10850 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
Plot For Peace is a character-driven historical thriller documentary feature about the demise of apartheid. It tells the story of Jean-Yves Ollivier, alias "Monsieur Jacques", whose behind-the-scenes bargaining was instrumental in bringing about regional peace and the end of racial discrimination in South Africa.
Elena
Syndicado/Variance Films
Tuesday, 10/07/14 at 8:00pm
The Landmark Theater
10850 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
Elena is the story of a young Brazillian woman who travels to New York to become an actress. Two decades later, her sister Petra arrives in New York hoping to find Elena, but Petra finds that her life has begun to oddly mirror Elena's, and as their stories overlap, the lines between them begin to blur.
Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me
Area 23a
Wednesday, 10/08/14 at 7:30pm
The Landmark Theater
10850 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me is a portrait of the life and career of American music icon Glen Campbell. The film features interviews with Bruce Springsteen, Bill Clinton, The Edge, Paul McCartney, Jay Leno, Vince Gill and Steve Martin, and is an epic human story of love, resilience and the power of song.
Waiting For August
Clin d'oeil films
Thursday, 10/02/14 at 7:30pm
ArcLight Hollywood
6360 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028
Fifteen year old Georgiana is left to raise her 6 siblings in Bacau (Romania), since mother has to work abroad to get by. Torn between adolescence and heavy responsibilities, the teenage girl struggles to keep everyone afloat.
Virunga
Netflix
Wednesday, 10/01/14 at 8:00pm
ArcLight Hollywood
6360 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028
Virunga follows an embattled team of park rangers at Virunga National Park, home to the last of the planet’s last remaining mountain gorillas, as they work to fend off encroaching forces of industry, poaching, corruption and war.
Island of Lemurs: Madagascar
Warner Bros. Pictures and IMAX Entertainment
Monday, 9/29/14 at 6:30pm and 8:15pm
MAX Screening Room
3003 Exposition Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404
Island of Lemurs: Madagascar reunites filmmakers David Douglas and Drew Fellman (Born To Be Wild 3D) with narrator Morgan Freeman for this IMAX® 3D documentary short featuring the tireless efforts of trailblazing scientist Dr. Patricia C. Wright and her lifelong mission to help lemurs survive in the modern world.
E-Team
Netflix
Tuesday, 9/23/14 at 7:30pm
The Landmark Theater
10850 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
E-Team follows the high-stakes investigative work of four fiercely intrepid human rights workers, offering a rare look at their lives at home and dramatic work in the field.
The Battered Bastards of Baseball
Netflix
Monday, 9/22/14 at 7:30pm
The Landmark Theater
10850 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
The Battered Bastards of Baseball follows the contagious spirit of the single-A independent team the Mavericks, who against all odds brought independence back to baseball and embodied what it was all about: the love of the game.
Showfolk / Soldiers' Stories
Ned McNeilage / Jonathan Kitzen
Thursday, 9/18/14 at 7:30pm
The Landmark Theater
10850 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
In Showfolk, showbiz veterans share wisdom and inspiration garnered over seven lifetimes in the business. Residing together at the Motion Picture & Television Fund home in the San Fernando Valley, these entertainment lifers are "bonded by the show."

Soldiers' Stories is the largest stereoscopic film restoration ever, utilizing original images taken 100 years ago from the battlefields of France. Narrated by Academy Award winner Mickey Rooney, the film honors the 100th anniversary of WWI.
Keep On Keepin' On
Radius-TWC
hursday, 9/11/14 at 7:30pm
The Landmark Theater
10850 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
Keep On Keepin' On highlights the friendship between 93-year-old jazz legend Clark Terry and the preternaturally gifted Justin Kauflin, a blind, 23-year-old piano prodigy. Not long after Kauflin is invited to compete in an elite Jazz competition, Terry’s health takes a turn for the worse

 

SCREENING DETAILS:

Check in for all guests will begin 1 hour before the screening starts.   Seating priority will be given to members of IDA, Guilds, and industry organizations who show their valid member cards at check in.

You must show your organization membership card when you check in at the screening to access priority seating. Eligible organizations include: IDA, AMPAS, ATAS, DGA, WGA, PGA, FIND, ACE, BAFTA, BFCA, MPSE.  

Seating for non-industry affiliated guests will begin 20 minutes before the screening starts.An RSVP does not guarantee admission.

Parking is free for the first three hours, and $3 for an additional three hours with validation.

Children under 17 must be accompanied by an adult.

Schedule and programming subject to change.

Please note that cameras and recording devices are NOT allowed into the theater at anytime. While attending the film and Q&A, we ask that all smart phones be turned off. You may be asked to leave the theater if found with a recording device.

For any questions about the IDA Documentary Screening Series, email: screenings@documentary.org  

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Have questions about IDA Documentary Screening Series 2014? Contact International Documentary Association

Where


Theaters in Los Angeles
Check the film listing for theater location
Los Angeles, CA

Organizer

International Documentary Association

Founded in 1982, the International Documentary Association (IDA) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) that promotes nonfiction filmmakers, and is dedicated to increasing public awareness for the documentary genre. Our major program areas are: Advocacy, Filmmaker Services, Education, and Public Programs and Events.

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