Save the Dates for 2016 SummerDocs!

Over the past eight years, the SummerDocs series—showcasing the most anticipated documentaries—has become one of  HIFF’s signature events. Don’t miss this year’s lineup!

Following each screening at Guild Hall, the director and/or subject(s) of the film will participate in a lively and engaging Q&A. HIFF Co-Chair Alec Baldwin co-curates the series with HIFF Artistic Director David Nugent.

For 2016’s 8th Annual SummerDocs series, three festival favorites will screen. Titles will be announced soon, but tickets are on sale now via Guild Hall. Please save the dates (and reserve your seats today!):

“The SummerDocs series has been a tremendous success for HIFF and our patrons,” said series presenter Alec Baldwin. “The program brings the best in documentary film to Guild Hall during the summertime, when film fans are craving some serious subjects.”

SummerDocs-Crowd-Shot-Gasland-2-650SummerDocs screening of Gasland II: July 5, 2013 / Photo: Paul Kim for Society in Focus

Many past SummerDocs selections, such as Twenty Feet From Stardom, Last Days of VietnamThe Cove, Searching for Sugar Man, and How to Survive a Plague, have gone on to receive Academy Award® wins and nominations.

Artistic Director David Nugent: “The SummerDocs series continues to be a highly-anticipated mainstay of our programming initiatives, screening award-winning documentaries each year to our audience.”

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Candescent Films
 returns to sponsor the Audience Award for the 2016 SummerDocs series. Candescent Films supports documentaries that illuminate social issues. Join the conversation @CandescentFilms.