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Hybrid 25th Ji.hlava is over, 338 films attracted 85,000 viewers

  The 25th edition of the annual Ji.hlava IDFF closed its doors. The festival programme took on a hybrid form: After the physical edition on October 25–30, the online part followed on November 1–14.   The festival presented 338 films and over 100 discussions. There were 5,698 accredited visitors and guests this year, and 85,000 viewers watched the films: more than 30,000 visitors in cinemas and almost 55,000 online viewers. The Inspiration Forum discussions, which are st...

IDFA is in full swing! In case you missed this Industry Talk on innovations in online distribution...

IDFA 2021: The in-person festival edition takes place November 17–28 IDFA Industry Talk on innovations in online distribution, a follow-up to an event from 2019, took place at the Brakke Grond on Sunday afternoon, where representatives of three innovative distribution platforms from the UK, the US and the Netherlands talked about their work with cinemas in the times when the pandemic is not yet over. The talk was moderated by Wendy Bernfeld of...

2021 Award Winners - Bangkok International Documentary Awards and Festival - press release

      It was with great honor that BKK DOC founder and festival director Stephane Lambert revealed the 2021 Bangkok International Documentary Award winners. full list here: http://www.bkkdoc.com/bkkdoc-awardwinners2021.html In the 2021 festival, BKK DOC has continued to offer participating filmmakers enhanced exposure and distribution opportunities under the theme of “Visions on Asia.&rd...

The Awareness Film Festival Shows Powerful Docudrama 'Mercy'

The Awareness Film Festival Shows Mercy, the Powerful Docudrama by UK Actress Wendy Morgan   Film Unveils the Devastation Caused by Animal Agriculture as Seen Through the Eyes of a Pig Named Mercy and All Those Trapped in the Factory Farming Industry     To cap off its over yearlong festival run, the gripping docudrama feature Mercy, written and directed by UK-based actress Wendy Morgan, has been named an official selection of the 12th edition ...

Discover new docs at LFF 2021

  The world's best new docs 6-17 OCT | IN PERSON AND ONLINE   It’s a banner year for documentaries at the 65th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express. Discover the films nominated in Documentary Competition and more! Delve deep into the programme with our discovery passes. There are five curated passes to choose from, Female Filmmakers, Doc Discovery, New Voices, Series and International Perspectives. Choose 3 films for only £30. EXPL...

DOCLISBOA 2021 Complete line-up unveiled

249 Films, 51 World premieres, 46 Portuguese films, 62 Countries represented at DOCLISBOA 2021   The programme of the 19th edition of Doclisboa was unveiled during the press conference that took place today, at Culturgest, with the presence of Joana Gusmão, Joana de Sousa and Miguel Ribeiro (Directors - Doclisboa), Maria João Gonçalves (Member of the Board of Directors - Culturgest), Joana Gomes Cardoso (Chairman of the Board Administration - EGEAC) and Jos&...

The documentary series 'Raphaelismo', a Movistar+ original, will be presented at San Sebastian Festival’s 69th edition

The Movistar+ Gala will take place on Sunday 19 at the Victoria Eugenia Theatre with the presence of Raphael and the exclusive preview of one episode The documentary series Raphaelismo, a Movistar+ original, will be presented at San Sebastian Festival’s 69th edition, to run from September 17-25. Its release on the platform is scheduled for 2022. The series brings an intimate portrait of the artist’s successes, secrets, fears and dreams, including unseen audiovisual footage, m...

The Shadow @ 14th Annual Iranian Film Festival - San Francisco

The Shadow, directed by Usama Alshaibi at the [virtual] 14th Annual Iranian Film Festival - San Francisco. September 18-19, 2021. The on-Demand [VOD] option is also available from September 20 to 26, 2021. Tickets on Sale Now. www.IranianFilmFestival.org  

Ill Fate @ 14th Annual Iranian Film Festival - San Francisco

Ill Fate (Bakht-e-Parishan) directed by Sahar Koshnam at the [virtual] 14th Annual Iranian Film Festival - San Francisco. September 18-19, 2021. The on-Demand [VOD] option is also available from September 20 to 26, 2021. Tickets on Sale Now. www.IranianFilmFestival.org  

The United States of Elie Tahari @ 14th Annual Iranian Film Festival - San Francisco

The United States of Elie Tahari with Elie Tahari, at the [virtual] 14th Annual Iranian Film Festival - San Francisco. September 18-19, 2021. The on-Demand [VOD] option is also available from September 20 to 26, 2021. Tickets on Sale Now. www.IranianFilmFestival.org  

Documentary films @ 14th Annual Iranian Film Festival - San Francisco

Documentary films at the [virtual] 14th Annual Iranian Film Festival - San Francisco. The first independent Iranian film festival outside of Iran. September 18-19, 2021. The on-Demand option is also available from September 20-26, 2021. Tickets on Sale Now. www.IranianFilmFestival.org

2021 festival photos

  Visit our Facebook page to see some great photos of our 2021 festival by Adrienne Row-Smith! Adrienne snapped awesome shots of the Kimberly Sunstrum x Hingman Leung live music + film performance, our technicians hard at work, and Q&As with filmmakers from the New Visions and Moving Images programs! Photos here: https://bit.ly/3sGT79N ...

Documentaries in competition at the 6th “Beyond Borders” International Documentary Festival of Castellorizo (22-29/8/2021)

A total of 27 documentaries (11 feature films, 5 medium-length films and 11 short films) from 15 countries will be competing at the 6th Beyond Borders International Documentary Festival of Castellorizo. Once again the official selection includes compelling films from around the world. Please, find below a summary and a trailer of all the films in competition:   Short Films in competition: The Method: Captured / Greece, 2017, 13’ Directed by: Haris Gioulatos One night in Octo...

Cannes Docs wrapped, Doc Day July 13

  Docs-in-Progress Docs-in-Progress offered an exclusive series of eight showcases of curated docs-in-progress in finalization stage, presented both online on our dedicated platform marchedufim.online (6-9 July) and onsite in the Riviera 2 screening room at the Marché du Film (9-12 July).  The event opened with two online showcases: . Tuesday 6 - 14:30-15:15 | Showcase Sheffield Doc Fest Go to Event . Tuesday 6 - 16:15-17:30 | Showcas...

Tickets and passes on sale now!

  Tickets and passes for Mirror Mountain Film Festival are on sale now!   Passes let you access all of this year’s film programming from July 24 – 25. Have the entire 2021 lineup at your fingertips!   If you’re just looking to watch an individual program or a single screening block, then tickets are the option for you! Tickets grant access to one program only from July 24 – 25.    Both are available now at www.mirrormountain.vhx.tv/p...

East West Index 2021 researched the impact of Covid on circulation of docs estimated at minus 22%

Fresh data from the East West Index 2021, which analyses the representation of different regions at documentary film festivals, was presented today during the debate Back to “Normal”? at Marché du Film / Cannes Docs, co-organised by the Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival. East West Index 2021 Publish at Calameo The data collected at 14 European film festivals in 2020 and 2021 have shown that as a result of the pandemi...

The International Film Initiative of Bangladesh is presenting a South Asia Showcase this year at Cannes Docs

  The International Film Initiative of Bangladesh presents... >   Friends and colleagues, The Cannes Film Festival is finally here. The International Film Initiative of Bangladesh is proud to present four Docs-in-Progress in the South Asia Showcase at the Marché du Film. Altogether, 32 films will be shown in eight curated showcases from regions across the globe. This is the first time a South Asia Showcase will be presented at Cannes Docs.  The South...

AFI DOCS 2021 engages us in many conversations

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent From Anthony Bourdain exploration film ROADRUNNER to MY NAME IS PAULI MURRAY, American Film Institute’s AFI DOCS 2021 has brought many issues and discussions to light this year. Now they offer a way for us as audience to engage with filmmakers to join the conversation. See info and link to connect below. AFI DOCS is where connections make meaningful art into action. Read on… Sunday, June 27, 2021 — AFI DOCS presents a ...

Doc Day scheduled July 13 at the Marché du Film

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Every year during the Marché du Film, Cannes Docs offers a dedicated venue and tailored program of events for all feature documentary film professionals – filmmakers and industry decision-makers alike. At the heart of the world’s n°1 film festival and market, Cannes Docs reaffirms the fundamental place and role of the documentary genre, and works at ever-strengthening its organic integration within the global film industry. To this end, Cannes Docs includes the annual Doc...

LAST DAY to submit your film!

  LAST DAY to submit your film for this summer’s Mirror Mountain Film Festival! We want to see original, unique, independent and alternative expressions from the world’s most creative minds! Use the discount code ENTERTHEMIRRORMOUNTAIN on @filmfreeway and save 25% on submission fees. Submit here: http://bit.ly/1wgqagA ...

4 days left to submit your film!

  Just 4 days left to submit your film for this year’s Mirror Mountain Film Festival! Seeking original films from the world's most unique creative minds - drama, comedy, sci-fi, horror, fantasy, documentary, animation, experimental, music videos, dance films and more! Use the discount code ENTERTHEMIRRORMOUNTAIN on FilmFreeway and save 25% on submission fees. Offer ends June 7th. Submit here: http://bit.ly/1wgqagA ...

8 days left to submit!

Just 8 days left to submit your film for Mirror Mountain Film Festival’s 5th edition! Use the discount code ENTERTHEMIRRORMOUNTAIN on FilmFreeway and save 25% on submission fees. We’re looking for original films from the world's most unique creative minds - short, medium and feature-length! Offer ends June 7th. More info: http://bit.ly/1wgqagA ...

12 days left to submit!

  Only 12 days left to submit your film to Mirror Mountain Film Festival! Use the discount code ENTERTHEMIRRORMOUNTAIN on FilmFreeway and save 25% on submission fees. We want to see your independent drama, comedy, sci-fi, horror, fantasy, documentary, animation, experimental, music videos, dance films and more! Submissions for our 2021 edition close June 7th. More info: http://bit.ly/1wgqagA ...

Award-winning Filmmaker Eva Lanska to Direct First Documentary, The Abraham Accords Change History: Women in the Middle East

Film features commentary from leading representatives of the region, including Chief Rabbi Dr. Elie Abadie, Michigan Supreme Court Justice Richard Bernstein, Fleur Hassan-Nahoum, Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem for Foreign Relations Economic Development, Diplomat Ruth Wasserman Lande, and others Eva Lanska Filmmaker Eva Lanska, highly decorated with awards and distinctions for her work in the feature and short film drama genre, has directed and produced her ...

25% off film submissions

  Special offer! Get 25% off film submissions to Mirror Mountain Film Festival for a limited time. Use the discount code ENTERTHEMIRRORMOUNTAIN on FilmFreeway and save! Now accepting indie drama, comedy, sci-fi, horror, fantasy, documentary, animation, experimental, music videos, dance films and more! Offer expires June 7th 2021. More info: http://bit.ly/1wgqagA ...

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