Hosted just a quick trip up the Red Line in Silver Spring, MD, Silverdocs is a seven day internationally renowned film festival that celebrates independent thinking and generates global media attention. Silverdocs supports the diverse voices and free expression of independent storytellers and fosters the power of documentary to enhance our understanding of the world.
Silverdocs is marked by its relevance, broad intellectual range, and wide public appeal as demonstrated by its proximity to DC, where important global and national issues are the daily business,
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Silverdocs was created through a unique alliance between AFI and the Discovery Channel, the festival’s Founding Sponsor.
Silverdocs takes place at the AFI Silver Theatre, the flagship theatre of the AFI, one of the premier film exhibition spaces in the country, and the top art house cinema in the region; and at Discovery Communications World Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD.