The American Film Institute is launching an AFI Docs Film Series as a year-round documentary screening program in Washington, DC, to supplement the annual AFI Docs Film Festival in June.
The series will launch Nov. 16 with Michael Moore’s “Where to Invade Next” at the Landmark E Street Cinema, where the series will be regularly hosted. Moore will participate in a post-screening discussion.
The series will include documentaries from festivals such as Berlinale, Cannes, Sundance, South by Southwest, Telluride, Toronto and Venice.
“Where to Invade Next” premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in Septermber and will screen Nov. 7 as an AFI Fest Centerpiece Gala screening in Hollywood. The film will open in theaters in Los Angeles and New York on Dec. 23 before going into wide release next year through the new distribution company formed by Tom Quinn, Jason Janego and Tim League.