Dates: June 19-23, 2013 - Programming to Be Announced
2012 Festival Highlights
- Filmmakers Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky will be honored at the Charles Guggenheim Symposium for their collective and individual contributions to the documentary genre. Since their award-winning BROTHER'S KEEPER (1992), Berlinger and Sinofsky have been leading voices in American nonfiction cinema. Among their landmark films are PARADISE LOST: THE CHILD MURDERS AT ROBIN HOOD HILLS (1996), PARADISE LOST 2: REVELATIONS (2000), METALLICA: SOME KIND OF MONSTER (2004), the Academy Award nominated PARADISE LOST 3: PURGATORY (2011) and Berlinger's UNDER AFRICAN SKIES (2012).
- AFI-Discovery Channel Silverdocs’ Sterling Awards for Best U.S. Feature, Best World Feature and Best Short Film formally recognize filmmaker achievement with both cash and in-kind prizes. In addition to the three Sterling Award competitive screening sections, the festival will confer awards in five additional categories: Audience Awards, The Cinematic Vision Award, WGA Documentary Screenplay Award, Social Impact Award and Whole Foods/Silverdocs Green Grants.
Film Festival LocationAFI Silver Theater
8633 Colesville Road
Silver Spring, Maryland.
Ticket Prices$10 for regular shows
$8 AFI Members, Discovery Communications employees. Seniors (65+), Children and Students, and Military Personnel (with valid ID)
$50 per person for Opening Night (including Gala)
$25 per person for Guggenheim Symposium
$15 per person for Special Screenings ($10 with AFI Member Discount)
See the film schedule and purchase tickets in advance by visiting www.SILVERDOCS.com CASH ONLY at the door.