Curated by Marjan Safinia
Sundays in Summer 2017 at 4:00pm
ArcLight Santa Monica
After a year off, the ArcLight Documentary Series returns in collaboration with Women in Entertainment, for two seasons in 2017, exclusively focused on documentaries directed by women. On Sunday afternoons, the Documentary Series brings some of the most popular documentary films of the year to ArcLight’s cinephile audience, kicking off at ArcLight Cinemas Santa Monica in August 2017.
Curated by filmmaker and President of the International Documentary Association Board, Marjan Safinia, the Doc Series includes festival favorites, first-look previews, and beloved classics. Screenings are followed by a lively Q&A.
The Films Summer 2017
Past Series Fall 2015
Past Series Summer 2015
Past Series Fall 2014
Past Series Spring 2014
Marjan Safinia is an Iranian documentary filmmaker, President of the International Documentary Association Board, and a self-diagnosed documentary junkie. Marjan is also one of six international co-hosts of the pre-eminent documentary community online, The D-Word. Docs are her passion, her livelihood and her expertise. She is frequently an advisor, programmer, advocate, moderator and juror of all things documentary, and produces work through her company, The Department of Expansion. It is her fondest desire to help Los Angeles develop a vibrant documentary scene, where documentary filmmakers can develop a true sense of community here in the belly of the movie-making beast.