Join Docs In Progress staff, board, alumni, and neighbors for a Summer Open House at our “Documentary House” in downtown Silver Spring. This is a great chance to have a drink and celebrate all things documentary with the local filmmaking community, as well as filmmakers visiting our area for the AFI DOCS Film Festival. Come before or after a film – we’ll be going strong for four hours!
While this event is free to attend and open to filmmakers and non-filmmakers alike, it will also be the kickoff of our summer fundraiser, a chance for you to invest in the future of Docs In Progress, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to creating community through documentary.
We will have some special perks available to take home tonight, including t-shirts and the possibility of winning a GoPro camera!
Docs In Progress is in downtown Silver Spring, easy walking distance to the Metro and AFI Silver Theatre, and parking. Our street address is 8700 1st Avenue Silver Spring, MD. We are located in a red brick house at the corner of 1st Avenue and Fenwick Lane.
There is limited parking in the gravel lot behind our house which does not require a permit after 5 pm. There is additional parking in the county garage across the street on Fenwick which is free from 7 pm on.
Walking from Silver Spring Metro (8 minutes)
From Metro exit, pass bus terminal. At next corner (where Wayne Avenue becomes 2nd Avenue), turn left and cross Colesville Road. Continue up the hill of 2nd Avenue for two blocks to Fenwick Lane (you'll pass office buildings, courthouse, and apartment buildings). Make a right on Fenwick (you'll pass the beer & wine store which is also in a house). We are at the next corner of 1st Avenue and Fenwick Lane.
Walking from AFI Silver Theatre (8 minutes)
Head south (downhill) 1/2 block to Georgia Avenue. Cross Georgia. Cross Colesville Road. Continue three blocks to Fenwick Lane. Turn left. Continue one block. We are the corner of 1st Avenue and Fenwick Lane.