This year, AFI DOCS returns to a number of landmark Washington, DC, venues in addition to our beautiful AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring, MD.

AFI DOCS Festival Hub

The AFI DOCS Festival Hub is the festival's central meeting place for guest registration, forum panels and talks, and gathering place for filmmakers and select pass holders. Note that some events after 4:00 are invitation only.

District Architecture Center
421 7th St., NW
Washington, DC 20004

Wednesday, June 14–Sunday, June 18
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.


Landmark E Street Cinema
555 11th St., NW
Washington, DC 20004

Annenberg Theater
555 Pensylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001

Metro: These venues are located within walking distance of the Gallery Place-Chinatown Metro Stop on the Red, Yellow and Green Lines and Archives-Navy Mem'l - Penn Quarter Station on the Yellow and Green Lines.

Parking: Paid parking is available throughout Penn Quarter.


AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center
8633 Colesville Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Parking: There are two public garages that offer convenient access to AFI DOCS: the Wayne Ave. Garage between Georgia Ave. and Fenton St., and the Town Square Garage at the corner of Ellsworth Dr. and Fenton St.

Metro: AFI Silver Theatre is walking distance from the Silver Spring Metro Stop on the Red Line. For more information, visit:

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