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2015 AFI DOCS Guggenheim Symposium Honoring​ Stanley Nelson​
  • Date: Friday, June 19, 2015
  • Time: 7:00 pm
  • Location: William G. McGowan Theater, Washington, DC

The AFI DOCS Charles Guggenheim Symposium pays tribute to filmmakers who have mastered documentary filmmaking and inspire audiences with exploration of the human experience. ​This year’s honoree ​is filmmaker Stanley Nelson (The Murder of Emmett TillFreedom Riders).

Presented by the AFI DOCS Film Festival in partnership with the Charles Guggenheim Center for Documentary Film at the National Archives.

Reserve a seat

All public programs at the National Archives are free. Reservations are recommended; seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. The doors to the building will open 45 minutes prior to the start of the program. Use the Special Events entrance on the corner of Constitution Avenue and 7th Street, NW. Click here for more information on getting to the National Archives and parking.Live captioning will be available online and in the William G. McGowan Theater. If you require an alternative or additional accommodation for an event (such as a downloadable transcript or a sign language interpreter), please send an email to public.program@nara.gov or call 202-357-5000 in advance.