You are invited to the 16th Annual Atlanta International Documentary Film Festival (Atlanta DocuFest) held July 22 - 24, 2021 outdoors 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.
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Submissions for our 2021 season are now open, and our fees are the lowest they have ever been. Enter your short or feature film and join us outdoors for the 16th Annual celebration of documentary films.

See what films screened at Atlanta Docufest held November 20 & 21, 2020

JULY 22 - 24, 2021 

The annual Atlanta Film Series is a showcase of independent film packed with four unique film festivals designed to spotlight every genre of cinema imaginable.

Events include: 


Atlanta Docufest
A collection of the best documentaries of the year


Atlanta Shortsfest 
The best short films of the year

Atlanta Underground Film Festival
A celebration of indie features and shorts

Atlanta Horror Film Festival
The best in indie horror features and shorts

RoleCall Theater is a independent theater housed right off the Atlanta Beltline in Ponce City Market. The theater exhibits short format plays, films, and live performances from premier independent storytellers in both our indoor and outdoor theater.