June 13-18. The keynote address at this year’s festival will be given by Al Gore. The festival includes awards, screenings, workshops, and networking opportunities for documentary filmmakers. Among this year’s gala events is an evening with Martin Scorsese (Thursday, June 15, 7pm) who will be joined by Robbie Robertson, the leader of The Band, the subject of Scorsese’s documentary, The Last Waltz, for a screening of some of the director’s documentary work and discussion of his career. AFI Silver Theater, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, MD.
FYI: Scorsese documentaries available in Media Services –
A personal journey with Martin Scorsese through American Movies VHS 5554 Pts. 1-3
The Last Waltz VHS 5741
Italianamerican VHS 5062
My Voyage to Italy DVD 1023
No Direction Home: Bob Dylan DVD 1534