Docufest is held as part of the Atlanta Film Series, a four-month celebration of independent films from across the globe. The Atlanta Film Series is packed with events designed to spotlight every genre of film imaginable. 

The scorching summer months of July and August bring the Atlanta's Summer Film Series, with award-winning short films of 40 minutes or less showcased at Atlanta Shortsfest, and the top independent features and short films spotlighted at Atlanta Underground Film Festival

Atlanta's Fall Film Series, held September and October, showcase unforgettable documentary films during the Atlanta Docufest, and a terrifying celebration of the top horror films from across the globe at Atlanta Horror Film Festival

Join us in 2017 for the Atlanta Film Series, and see why Atlanta has become the top destination for filmmakers and their fans!


More 2017 Atlanta film Series Events:
Welcome to the 2017 atlanta Docufest

The 12th Annual Atlanta International Documentary Film Festival (Atlanta DocuFest), held September 8 - 10, 2017 at the Synchronicity Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia.

Docufest brings you the best independent documentary films from across the globe. The festival spotlights powerful and meaningful life stories which educate and entertain audiences of every demographic.

​Join us for this very special event, where an unforgettable collection of documentary films and their creators are celebrated.

See what films are screening at the 2017 Atlanta Docufest

2017 film festival venue

We need YOU to make this event happen. Contact us today to learn about volunteer opportunities during the festival. We are looking for volunteers to help with management, technical set-up, projection, ticket sales, promotions, and much more. 

The Synchronicity Theatre is a 140-seat theater right in the heart of the Midtown/Uptown neighborhood, on Peachtree St. in the Peachtree Pointe building. With a great restaurant next door, hotels nearby and safe, easy parking, Synchronicity Theatre is the new hub for intimate in-town entertainment.

2017 films

2017 Atlanta Film Series

email us todayto volunteer for the 2017 Docufest or any Atlanta Film Series Events!

September 8 - 10, 2017 at Synchronicity Theatre