Located in Montreal, the birthplace of some of the most important documentary filmmakers in the history of cinema, RIDM seeks to promote and reflect on the most stimulating and diverse documentary cinema. From works to hot topics to daring proposals that renew the language of cinema, RIDM aims to renew our relationship with the world and documentary as an art form each year.

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Montreal International Documentary Festival extends to three week hybrid presentation

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That Which Does Not Kill

TRAUMA: An innovative, challenging, and disturbing examination of rape told through a narrati...
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The Sea Between Us

CONFLICT: Two women navigate their lives in Beirut three decades past its civil war [Directo...
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This is Not a Movie

WAR REPORTER: For over 40 years, Robert Fisk has reported on some of the most violent and div...
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Le fond de l’air

SOCIETY: Simon Beaulieu's untraditional film seeks to convey the multitude of anxieties exper...


ECOLOGY: Have we lost nature? [Director Nikolaus Geyrhalter]...

Who is Afraid of Ideology?

ECO-FEMINISM: Nature is the best source for strength and survival in a war-torn part of the w...
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That Which Does Not Kill

TRAUMA: A certain kind of trauma more common than we’re willing to admit [Director Alexe P...

Land Mine

ISRAEL: An apartment building in Jerusalem exposes the repressive and damaging manifestations...
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Silent cries and a money-driven welfare system

CAPITALISM: Midnight Family and Overseas show two very different kinds of u...