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  HUB District Architectural CtrLandmark E Street 1Landmark E Street 4Landmark E Street 6Landmark E Street 7AFI Silver Theater 2AFI Silver Theater 3National Archives MuseumThe National Museum of American HistoryNavy MemorialNational Geographic Grosvenor Auditorium
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9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.IN FOCUS: WOMEN FILMMAKERS AT AFI DOCS 2019
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.BUDGETING CAN BE FUN: A PERSONAL TOUR LED BY MICHAEL EHRENZWEIG OF ITVS
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.DOCUMENTARY FILM AND REPRESENTATION
3:15 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.SHORTS PROGRAM 1
6:00 p.m. - 9:06 p.m.WHO KILLED GARRETT PHILLIPS?
3:00 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.MILES DAVIS: BIRTH OF THE COOL
6:30 p.m. - 8:06 p.m.17 BLOCKS
9:15 p.m. - 10:47 p.m.LINDA RONSTADT: THE SOUND OF MY VOICE
3:30 p.m. - 5:05 p.m.FOR SAMA
6:15 p.m. - 7:47 p.m.AFTER PARKLAND
9:00 p.m. - 10:23 p.m.BORDER SOUTH
3:30 p.m. - 5:03 p.m.SHORTS PROGRAM 2
6:30 p.m. - 7:50 p.m.A WOMAN'S WORK: THE NFL'S CHEERLEADER PROBLEM
9:00 p.m. - 10:21 p.m.LAW AND ORDER
3:45 p.m. - 5:22 p.m.WE ARE THE RADICAL MONARCHS
6:45 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.ALWAYS IN SEASON
9:15 p.m. - 10:42 p.m.SHORTS PROGRAM 3
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM

Forum

IN FOCUS: WOMEN FILMMAKERS AT AFI DOCS 2019

HUB District Architectural Ctr, 6/20/2019 9:30 am

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Forum

BUDGETING CAN BE FUN: A PERSONAL TOUR LED BY MICHAEL EHRENZWEIG OF ITVS

HUB District Architectural Ctr, 6/20/2019 11:00 am

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Forum

DOCUMENTARY FILM AND REPRESENTATION

HUB District Architectural Ctr, 6/20/2019 1:30 p.m.

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Shorts

SHORTS PROGRAM 1

Landmark E Street 1, 6/20/2019 3:15 p.m.

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Truth and Justice

WHO KILLED GARRETT PHILLIPS?

Liz Garbus

Landmark E Street 1, 6/20/2019 6:00 p.m.

On October 24, 2011, police officers found the lifeless body of 12-year-old Garrett Phillips alone in his apartment.  Featuring jailhouse interrogations, this gripping true crime two-part documentary from Academy Award®-nominated director Liz Garbus (WHAT HAPPENED, MISS SIMONE?) seeks to get to the bottom of the murder.  read more

Anthem

MILES DAVIS: BIRTH OF THE COOL

Stanley Nelson

Landmark E Street 4, 6/20/2019 3:00 p.m.

With his dark shades, stylish clothes and enigmatic personality, jazz trumpeter and composer Miles Davis was the personification of cool. But who was he really? Drawing from a wide range of amazing source material, master filmmaker Stanley Nelson unpacks this complicated artistic genius and reveals the man behind the cool.  read more

Portrait

17 BLOCKS

Davy Rothbart

Landmark E Street 4, 6/20/2019 6:30 p.m.

In 1999, Emmanuel Durant and his family started filming their daily lives. For two decades, the camera recorded ordinary moments, and a cycle of trauma all too familiar with neglected communities in America. Davy Rothbart’s film deftly pieces together a loving and complex profile of the Sanford-Durants, who live just 17 blocks from the U.S. Capitol.  read more

Anthem

LINDA RONSTADT: THE SOUND OF MY VOICE

Rob Epstein | Jeffrey Friedman

Landmark E Street 4, 6/20/2019 9:15 p.m.

With her dynamic voice, Linda Ronstadt became a superstar pop artist during the male-dominated music industry of the 1970s. Esteemed filmmakers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman chronicle Ronstadt’s trailblazing success in multiple music genres through rocking archival footage and affectionate interviews with Dolly Parton, Bonnie Raitt and Emmylou Harris.  read more

Portrait

FOR SAMA

Waad al-Kateab | Edward Watts

Landmark E Street 7, 6/20/2019 3:30 p.m.

With her home city of Aleppo under constant bombardment, filmmaker Waad al-Kateab, an active resistant against the Assad regime, does the nearly unthinkable: she marries the love of her life and has a baby. This unique video diary documents five years of the Syrian War and tells an unforgettable personal story.  read more

Truth and Justice

AFTER PARKLAND

Jake Lefferman | Emily Taguchi

Landmark E Street 7, 6/20/2019 6:15 p.m.

AFTER PARKLAND is a heartfelt portrait of a community using grief and anger as fuel to move forward, heal, and, for some, fight to change the world. The film shares an intimate view of survivors as they navigate their new realities in the blaring limelight and the soft light of home.  read more

Truth and Justice

BORDER SOUTH

Raúl O. Paz Pastrana

Landmark E Street 7, 6/20/2019 9:00 p.m.

Filmmaker Raúl O. Paz Pastrana spent four years following the migrant routes from southern Mexico to the U.S.-Mexico border. The result is a close-up, nuanced, and highly original view of the migrant experience, one fraught with risk and danger but also comradery, ingenuity and humor.  read more

Shorts

SHORTS PROGRAM 2

AFI Silver Theater 2, 6/20/2019 3:30 p.m.

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Truth and Justice

A WOMAN'S WORK: THE NFL'S CHEERLEADER PROBLEM

Yu Gu

AFI Silver Theater 2, 6/20/2019 6:30 p.m.

In 2017, the National Football League earned over $14 billion in revenue. NFL cheerleaders, however, earn less than minimum wage–some paid as low as $1.50 an hour. Three courageous cheerleaders risk their careers by leading a historic class-action lawsuit against the NFL, alleging gendered wage theft and egregious labor practices.  read more

Cinema's Legacy

LAW AND ORDER

Frederick Wiseman

AFI Silver Theater 2, 6/20/2019 9:00 p.m.

In LAW AND ORDER, Frederick Wiseman turns his lens on the Kansas City police department, their training, management and day-to-day activities, revealing problems inherent in their community interactions. Incidents disturbing and routine suggest police brutality is motivated by the fear of imminent violence, and a socioeconomic and racial divide that remains dismally unbridged 50 years later.  read more

Truth and Justice

WE ARE THE RADICAL MONARCHS

Linda Goldstein Knowlton

AFI Silver Theater 3, 6/20/2019 3:45 p.m.

In Oakland, California, tween girls of color meet as a new alternative Scout group called the Radical Monarchs. The Monarchs earn badges not for sewing or selling cookies, but for units on Black Lives Matter, disability justice and Radical Beauty. Set around the 2016 election, the founders, two queer women of color, struggle to grow the organization while empowering the girls to be social justice leaders in their community.  read more

Truth and Justice

ALWAYS IN SEASON

Jacqueline Olive

AFI Silver Theater 3, 6/20/2019 6:45 p.m.

Jacqueline Olive’s stunning debut documentary depicts the haunting death of 17-year-old Lennon Lacy in the rural community of Bladenboro, North Carolina in 2014. With Lacy’s body found hanging from a swing set, his death is ruled a suicide, but his mother, convinced that he was lynched, remains undaunted in her pursuit of justice.  read more

Shorts

SHORTS PROGRAM 3

AFI Silver Theater 3, 6/20/2019 9:15 p.m.

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Special Screenings

TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Navy Memorial, 6/20/2019 7:30 p.m.

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ highly engaging portrait of the brilliant and beloved writer Toni Morrison features interviews with cultural icons and critics, including Oprah Winfrey, Angela Davis, Walter Mosley, Fran Lebowitz, Russell Banks, Hilton Als — and, most important, with Morrison herself, sharing a lifetime’s worth of riveting stories and compelling insights.  read more