Do This: AFI DOCS 2019 Film Festival (6/19-6/23/19)

The Elephant Queen
The Elephant Queen (a film playing at AFI DOCS directed by Mark Deeble and Victoria Stone)

The 17th annual showcase of the best documentary filmmaking in the US and the world is coming to DC.

The AFI DOCS Film Festival will take place from June 19-23 in multiple venues throughout DC, including Landmark E Street Cinema and The National Museum of American History. Find a list of locations here.

There will be a good number of nature related documentaries, including The Elephant Queen, that shows an intimate look at the lives of elephants, following one family and its matriarch.The directors will also be in attendance.

The festival is about screening the world’s best new documentaries, and includes other events and panel discussions. Check out the full schedule of movies and events here.

Why this festival? You like films, we like films, and throw in the opportunity to learn about our complex world, climate and people.

Get your tickets here.

Movie tickets are $15 (Regular) and $12 (Matinee). You can also buy different Passes (between $50-$275) with various levels of access and perks.

Festival Hub: District Architecture Center (DAC) (421 Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC 20004)

Author: Jeremy Bailey

Writer and editor living in Washington, D.C.

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