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IDF announces complete 2022 East Doc Platform participants

The 11th edition of the East Doc Platform will take place in Prague March 26 - April 1, 2022. Now, the East Doc Forum...

Doclisboa announces colonialism focused retrospective for 2022 festival

The first retrospective for #Doclisboa 2022, (6 - 16 October) will go by the theme of «The Colonial Question». The programme is meant to...

Thessaloniki Documentary Festival announces 2022 them as «Post Reality»

The 24th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, 10-20 March 2022, explores the post-reality we are currently experiencing, through a selection of ten films. Each film boldly...

CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator opens 2022 call for projects

CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator seeks up to 10 women filmmakers (directors or producers) with a strong #creative documentary# project in any stage of production...

Visions du Réel announces 2022 Honorary Award recipient

Visions du Réel will celebrate the legendary Italian director, screenwriter and producer #Marco Bellocchio# with its Honorary Award. The homage will include a Masterclass...

FIFDH announces details of 2022 Impact Filmmaking For Human Rights seminar

For its Impact Days Industry Programme, the #FIFDH, leading Human Rights Film Festival based in the heart of #Geneva, invites Filmmakers, Producers, and Impact...

WATCH DOCS Belarus returns with online 2022 festival

The #Human Rights# Film Festival WATCH DOCS Belarus returns, and be held under the name HUMAN RIGHTS EXTREMIST. All films will be available for...

DA Films travels through thirty years of the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival

A 10-film selection from one of Asia’s most respected documentary festivals, Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival, highlights key works from its three decades+ of...

Cinéma du réel previews programme for 44th festival edition

Following the two online editions, the 44th Cinéma du réel aims to return to theatres with guests, events, and discussions with the public offering...

FIPADOC finalises 2022 programme

FIPADOC has released the remaining titles of nearly 200 for its fourth edition, to be held in Biarritz from January 17 to 23, 2022....

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A new world of colourful bikinis and intense demands opens up to two shy young men working at an all-inclusive hotel on the Turkish Riviera.
IDENTITY: Travesti Odyssey (dir: Nicolas Videla)
Intertwined with days of protests, the final days of Chile's radical Cabaret Travesía Travesti show how important it is that the trans community stands up to tell its own stories.
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Four progressive women document the 2019 Beirut uprisings, until Covid-19 hits.
JUSTICE: The Forever Prisoner (dir: Alex Gibney)
Twenty years on Guantánamo Bay's first high-value detainee has still never been charged with a crime or allowed to challenge his detention.
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