International Documentary Association
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February 8, 2020 • 8:30 am PST
Join the International Documentary Association (IDA) at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills on Saturday, February 8, 2020 for DocuDayLA! #DocuDayLA takes place annually in celebration of the feature and short documentaries nominated for an Oscar® with all day back to back screenings and filmmaker Q&As. Make a day of it or stop by for your favorites.
- 8:30am Honeyland – Moderated discussion with Directors Tamara Kotevska and Ljubo Stefanov, as well as Cinematographers Samir Ljuma and Fejmi Daut
- 10:25am The Edge of Democracy – Moderated discussion with Director Petra Costa and Ella Taylor, LA-based film critic and NPR.org Staff Writer.
- 1:00pm Shorts Program 1: Learning To Skateboard in a Warzone (if you’re a girl) & In the Absence – Discussion with Director Carol Dysinger and Producer Elena Andreicheva of Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (if you’re a girl)and In the Absence Director Yi Seung-Jun and Producer Gary Byung-Seok Kam; moderated by Tim Grierson, Senior U.S. Critic at Screen International
- 2:45pm Shorts Program 2: Life Overtakes Me / St. Louis Superman / Walk Run Cha-Cha – Discussion with Directors/Producers Kristine Samuelson and John Haptas of Life Overtakes Me, Director/Producers Smriti Mundhra and Sami Khan of St. Louis Superman, and Director Laura Nix and Producer Colette Sandstedt of Walk Run Cha-Cha, moderated by Tim Grierson, Senior U.S. Critic at Screen International.
- 4:55pm The Cave – Moderated discussion with Director Feras Fayyad, Producers Sigrid Dyekjær and Kirstine Barfod, and IDA Executive Director Simon Kilmurry.
- 7:15pm For Sama – Moderated discussion with Directors Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts, Film Participant Hamza al-Kateab, and Claudia Puig, President of LA Film Critics Association.
- 9:20pm American Factory – No Q&A
All-Day passes and individual film tickets are now on sale.