Docufest is held as part of the Atlanta Film Series.
Atlanta, Georgia is home to a unique series of the best film festivals in the Southeast. The Atlanta Film Series is packed with events designed to spotlight every genre of film imaginable.
In May, Animation Attack! returns to Atlanta to present some of the best animated films in the world during Atlanta's Spring Film Series.
The scorching summer months of July and August bring the Atlanta's Summer Film Series, with award-winning short films showcased at Atlanta Shortsfest, and the top independent features and shorts 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 2016 for the Atlanta Film Series, and see why Atlanta has become the top destination for filmmaking!
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.
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The 11th Annual Atlanta International Documentary Film Festival (Atlanta DocuFest), held September 15 - 17, 2016, brings you the best in independent documentary film and video from across the globe, and showcases meaningful life stories which educate and entertain audiences of every demographic. Join us for this very special event, where life-changing documentary films and their creators are celebrated.
2016 Call for Entries is open! Enter your documentary films today!
Awards for the 2015 Atlanta Docufest have been announced! A special thanks to all the filmmakers involved! View the awards