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AFI SilverDocs Festival

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Volunteers stand outside of a theatre in the AFI Silver during a screening, waiting to collect ballots used for rating the film.

Volunteers stand outside of a theatre in the AFI Silver during a screening, waiting to collect ballots used for rating the film. 1Picture by Molly EllisonDay-of tickets for screenings are sold at a table in the lobby of the AFI Silver Theatre. 2Picture by Molly EllisonPatrons wait for tickets in a standby line for a matinee show. Movie goers sometimes have to do this, since SilverDocs screenings can sell out quickly. 3Picture by Molly EllisonThe AFI Theatre's unique array of refreshments help to draw in crowds during the festival. 4Picture by Molly EllisonA yellow school bus is used as a shuttle between the theatre's used for screenings and the SilverDocs Conference Center at Montgomery College, since they are almost 3/4 miles apart. 5Picture by Molly EllisonMontgomery College's Performing Arts Center acts as the home base for the conference portion of SilverDocs. Guest speakers and Industry Experts hold panels and discuss things important to documentary filmmakers, such as ethics and film distribution. 6Picture by Molly EllisonVolunteers stand in the conference center and let people in during the Goodpitch program, one of the many events taking place during the conference portion of the festival. 7Picture by Molly EllisonA sign-in booklet sits on a counter in the Volunteer Hub, which is located between the Borders and DSW in Downtown Silver Spring. The Volunteer Hub is where people volunteering at the festival sign-in and get assignments. 8Picture by Molly Ellison

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