The 2020 edition of AFI Docs was held online, as some other film festivals, due to the global pandemic of Covid-19. The festival went online from 17th to 21th June and screened many interesting documentaries.

We would like to remember that the Short Film Grand Jury Prize is AFI Docs’ Oscar Qualifying award.

Awards for short films

  • Audience Award: Blackfeet Boxing: Not Invisible by Kristen Lappas and Tom Rinaldi (USA)
  • Short Film Grand Jury Prize: Abortion Helpline, This Is Lisa by Barbara Attie, Janet Goldwater and Mike Attie (USA)
  • Short Film Special Jury Prize: Do Not Split by Anders Hammer (USA)

This makes Abortion Helpline, This Is Lisa Academy Award eligible.