DOC CHICAGO is a mini-conference that intends to bring filmmakers from the different corners of Chicago’s diverse documentary community together. From expert panels to a short docs program, community conversation, and networking, this FREE event will offer an opportunity for local documentary filmmakers to learn, exchange ideas, and connect.
DOC CHICAGO is presented by the non-profit Percolator Films in collaboration with Chicago Filmmakers. DOC CHICAGO will kick off on Friday evening, March 8, and run through Saturday afternoon, March 9. The event takes place at Chicago Filmmaker's new firehouse location in the Edgewater neighborhood. Speakers, moderators, and participants include next generation filmmakers along renowned documentarians like Kartemquin Films' Gordon Quinn, Marco Williams, and Ruth Leitman, and many others.