American Documentary Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: American Documentary Film Festival

SINCE: 2012

WHERE: Palm Springs, California, USA

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

The American Documentary and Animation Film Festival (AmDocs). Founder Teddy Grouya desired to create a forum to celebrate and promote documentary film - and the independent filmmakers around the world who bring knowledge and awareness through their stories about real people and issues. Created in 2011, AmDocs takes place annually in Palm Springs, CA, just 90 minutes east of Hollywood and with a proven track record of viewing audiences that support independent film.

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Whitney Houston Family Documentary to Open 2013 American Documentary Film Festival

Whitney Houston Family Documentary to Open 2013 American Documentary Film Festival

The American Documentary Film Festival and Film Fund (AmDocs) returns for it’s second year with over one hundred documentary films from all over the world. The festival opens on Thursday, April 4th and runs through Sunday, April 8th, 2013.

“We’ve expanded our program quite a bit this year,” said Festival Director Ted Grouya. “We’ll be utilizing all three of the screens at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs, as well as one screen at the Cinemark Century Theatres at The River in Rancho Mirage. The fact that we’ve been able to expand so quickly is a testament to the success we had with last year’s festival. People love documentaries!”

Opening Night for The American Documentary Film Festival and Film Fund, AmDocs will screen documentary filmmaker and producer Gary Keys’ new documentary, VOICES OF LOVE: WHITNEY HOUSTON AND HER FAMILY. 

First American Documentary Film Festival Set For Palm Springs, California, Opens on March 29

First American Documentary Film Festival Set For Palm Springs, California, Opens on March 29

The first annual American Documentary Film Festival is set to open in Palm Springs, CA, on March 29, 2012. The event, which runs through April 5th at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs, will include more than fifty screenings of documentary films, plus a variety of film seminars and filmmaker Q&As. Festivities begin Thursday evening, March 29th with a very special Opening Night Reception and Tribute, honoring legendary filmmaker Oliver Stone. “Oliver will receive our […]