Top brass at AFI DOCS 2015 have announced the slate at the 13th festival, set to run from June 17–21 in Washington DC and Silver Spring, Maryland.
Morgan Neville and Robert Gordon’s Best Of Enemies will open the event and chronicles a series of debates during the summer of 1968 between Gore Vidal and William F Buckley Jr.
Stanley Nelson will be the 2015 Charles Guggenheim honouree at the National Archives’ William G McGowan Theater on June 19.
Spotlight Screenings include Abigail Disney’s The Armor Of Light, David Holbrooke’s The Diplomat, the world premiere of Brad Horn’s First And 17 and Greg Whiteley’s Most Likely To Succeed.
Panel discussions or extended Q&As with special guests will follow each Spotlight Screening.
There are Special Screenings of Dawn Porter’s Rise: The Promise Of My Brother’s Keeper on June 18 and Chris Temple and Zach Ingrasci’s Salam Neighbor, which coincides with World Refugee Day with a world premiere screening on June 20.
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