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IDA Conversation Series

The two-night event, “ Documentary Presents Claire Simon in Conversation,” relaunches IDA’s longstanding Conversation Series with the most acclaimed
Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai-Vasarhelyi are widely known as the filmmakers behind the Academy Award-winning Free Solo (2018), a gripping film that
Since winning the IDA Emerging Documentary Filmmaker Award in 2016 for her debut documentary feature, Hooligan Sparrow , Chinese independent filmmaker
In this IDA Conversation Series, we highlight and explore the extraordinary career of Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and producer Susan Lacy. Hear how
Eugene Jarecki is an award-winning documentary director and producer whose films investigate American politics and its power structures. His 2002 film
In addition to being a pioneer of New German Cinema and an accomplished photographer, playwright, and author, Wim Wenders has directed some of the
A philosopher, a detective, an ethicist, and a bit of a magician, Errol Morris is one of the most adventurous storytellers working in nonfiction
2015's IDA Conversation Series event spotlighted the exceptional films and remarkable career of Davis Guggenheim, director of the Academy Award®
Rory Kennedy is one of the preeminent documentary filmmakers of our time, and shows a selection of riveting clips from her extraordinary career
In this special edition of the IDA Conversation Series, co-presented with the USC School of Cinematic Arts, we traversed the unwavering career of the