81 min. TRT
(10m, Belgium, China, France) dir. by K. S. McMullen
(4m, U S A) dir. by Enrico Marcellino
(12m, Netherlands, Peru, U S A) dir. by Yfke van Berckelaer
(5m, U S A) dir. by Victoria Quamme
Checkers in the Afternoon
(3m, U S A) dir. by Emily Harrold
Finding Bespoke - The Violin Maker
(8m, U S A) dir. by Michael Bernard
Finding Bespoke - The Shoemaker
(5m, U S A) dir. by Michael Bernard
Dogen and Soto Zen
(6m, U S A) dir. by Hannah Wade
Death Among Us
(5m, U S A) dir. by Porfirio Fernando Castillo
Seven Days a Week
(10m, United Kingdom) dir. by Tal Amiran
I Take Photos
(6m, United Kingdom) Oliver David Lister
(7m, USA) dir. by Franck Tabouring , Caitlin Crommett
(72m, USA) dir by Samuel Garcia Sanchez
A tour bus sets the stage for the discovery of an unusual friendship. Legendary Porn Star Ron Jeremy and Pastor Craig Gross embark on a 7 day journey, showing they can be friends, despite their opposing views on pornography.
Screens Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 8:00 pm
(75m, USA) dir by Robyn Symon
A darkly funny film full of drama and family fireworks about the macho owner of an auto wrecking company in Florida who goes into hiding from the law as a woman setting off a bizarre journey of self discovery.
Screens Friday, September 16, 2016 at 9:00 pm
(92m, USA) dir by Robert McCallum
A gamer and his buddy go on a quest to assemble the ultimate Nintendo collection; all 678 official games for the original NES. Along the way they discuss Nintendo history and trivia.
Screens Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 9:30 pm
(85m, USA) dir. by Jaqai Mickelsen
Two lifelong friends. One blood disease. Follow their journey as one suffers from Sickle Cell – an often stigmatized and excruciatingly painful disorder that mostly affects African Americans.
Screens Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 5:15 pm
(71m, Australia) dir by Ronen Becker
Neven Solian hoped that his gift would bring him the sort of validation that he craved, but the obsessive streak that made him a quiz champion drove him even further into isolation. As the applause died away, Neven fell into increasingly bizarre patterns of behaviour; into despair; and to the point of suicide.
Screens Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 6:30 pm
91 Broad Street SW
Documentary Shorts #4
Saturday, September 17 at 2:30 pm
87 min TRT
Heartbreak & Beauty
(15m, Australia) dir. by Libby Banks, Nathan Basha, Robin Bryan, Genevieve Clay-Smith
(12m, Belgium) dir. by Matthieu Raulic
In This World
(15m, USA) Dir. by Kelly Creedon
You'll Be My Arms, I'll Be Your Eyes
(11m, U S A) dir. by Danny Wang, Matt Ma
The Legendary Jerry G
(19m, Canada) dir. by Kelly Makin
Good Knight (aka Batman)
(15m, Canada) dir. by Karen Hawes
TICKETS AND PASSES
Click below to purchase tickets and passes to the 2016 Atlanta Docufest.
$8 General Admission
$15 One-Day Pass
$30 Three-Day Pass
Cash is also accepted at the Mammal Gallery Box Office. Tickets are on sale 30 minutes prior to each screening, first come, first serve.
(104m, USA) dir by Margaret Byrne
A longitudinal documentary feature following three young African American boys over the course of six years. The film offers a rare in-depth look at the issues facing America's rural youth and the complex relationships between generational poverty, educational equity, and race. The evocative result is an experience that encourages us to recognize the value and complexity in lives all too often ignored.
Screens Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 8:30 pm
(89m, USA) dir by Gregg Simpson
Professional bodybuilder Denise Masino has spent her life striving for the physical perfection of a superhero. When she discovers there are people calling themselves real-life superheroes (dressing in costume and fighting crime!) she embarks on a journey across the U.S. to get to the bottom of this incredible story.
Screens Friday, September 16, 2016 at 10:30 pm
Screening times could change! Check back before showtime!
3:00 pm - Documentary Shorts #2
4:30 pm - Documentary Shorts #3
6:00 pm - Kelly’s Hollywood
7:30 pm - Missing Mom
9:00 pm - Uncle Gloria: One Helluva Ride!
10:30 pm - Adventures of Miss Fit
Saturday, September 17, 2016
10:30 pm - Until 20
(50m, USA) dir by Nick Theriot
This documentary takes a look at an Atlanta filmmaking icon, PC&E. Highlighted is the impact of PC&E on local filmmaking, how the company was founded and how they are making a difference, one person and one production at a time.
Screens Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 4:00 pm
(82m, USA) dir by Brian Donovan
Honest and raw, Kelly’s Hollywood tells the intimate story of a brother’s quest to fulfill his disabled sister’s dream of becoming a Hollywood diva, but takes an unexpected turn when it starts to threaten his engagement.
Screens Friday, September 16, 2016 at 6:00 pm
Documentary Shorts #3
Friday, September 16, at 4:30 pm
90 min. TRT
Fisher of the Tarn
(7m, France) dir. by by Gaubert Pascal
The Extra Mile
(7m, USA) dir. by Courtney Ross
(15m, U S A) dir. by Craig Cutler
(15m, U S A) dir. by Julie Wyman
(18m, U S A) dir. by Maya Dangerfield
The Flying Gardeners
(9m, Italy) dir. by Matteo Grimaldi, Giacomo Boeri
(19m, U S A) dir. by Philip Brubaker
(93m, Switzerland, USA) dir by Nick Brandestini
A portrait of Native Alaskan teenagers coming of age at America's northernmost edge. As their climate and culture undergo profound changes, they strive to be both modern American kids and the inheritors of an ancient whaling culture.
Screens Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 5:00 pm
(79m, USA) dir by Hilary Linder
Imagine growing up in the country you call home without legal status. Or not seeing your family for years because they were deported. Renata, Evelyn, and Antonio were young children when their parents brought them to the U.S. in search of a better life; they were teenagers when their families were deported. Today, they are known as Dreamers. Indivisible takes place at a pivotal moment in their lives, as they fight for a pathway to citizenship and a chance to be reunited with their loved ones. With the future of immigration reform uncertain, will they see their families again?
Screens Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 6:45 pm
Until 20 is a feature documentary about the inspirational life of James Ragan, a Texas native and promising young golfer. What James does after receiving a life threatening diagnosis is a story you'll never forget.
Screens Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 10:30 pm
Documentary Shorts #2
Friday, September 16, at 3:00 pm
83 min. TRT
The Last Cowboy
(19m, Canada) dir. by Terryll Loffler
Welcome to The Last Bookstore
(12m, USA) dir by Chad Howitt
(2m, Australia) dir. by Yoshuya Shimasaki
The Last Projectionist
(11m, U S A) dir. by Eugene Lehnert and Christopher Pecoraro
The Last Lab
(23m, New Zealand) dir. by Frédéric Geffroy and Victor Naveira
Good White People
(16m, USA) dir. by Jarrod Welling-Cann and Erick Stoll