DocFilm Institute {College of Liberal & Creative Arts}

Image: Photos of DocFilm productions and events

Exhibitions

DocFilm promotes the work of emerging and established documentary filmmakers through conferences, screenings and talks. Filmmakers and friends of DocFilm who have presented films at our festivals, saluted filmmakers or participated in Q-and-A panels include Amy Berg, Les Blank, Sarah Botstein, Ken Burns, Mark Danner, Dale Djerassi, Nick Doob, Charles Ferguson, Andy Garcia, Al Gore, Roberta Grossman, Chris Hegedus, Stefan Jarl, Michael Krasny, Richard Leacock, Delroy Lindo, Amanda Micheli, Gavin Newsom, Carl Pope, D.A. Pennebaker, Dikayl Rimmasch, Thomas Sanchez, John Santos, Hubert Sauper, Martin Scorsese, Gail Small, Bertrand Tavernier, David Thomson, Alice Waters & Caveh Zahedi.

Bi-Annual Conference

Bill Nichols and DocFilm are planning to hold a bi-anual international conference on the state of documentary film.

A photo of a collage of images from the 2009 Oscar Docs

Oscar Docs

Every year DocFilm partners with a Bay Area theater to screen all of the Oscar nominated documentaries.

A phot of a poster titled The War, A Ken Burns Film.

Film Festivals

DocFilm hosts a number of special screenings & guest speakers, including most recently Ken Burns.

Film Finals Poster

Film Finals

Film Finals is the annual showcase of juried student films from the past academic year (2012–2013).

A photo of the Film Finals poster

Film Finals Archive

Film Finals is the annual showcase of juried student films from the past academic year 

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