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    Ji.hlava IDFF to adjust competition sections & award structure

    Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival director #Marek Hovorka# has introduced a new festival concept for its 25th edition. This year, Ji.hlava IDFF will feature...

    Film community issues urgent call for immediate release of WATCH DOCS Belarus Director

    After the detainment of #WATCH DOCS# #Belarus Director Tatsiana Hatsura-Yavorska for «financing riots», the international film community has issued a global call for her...

    Chilean documentaries set for strong Visions du Réel & CPH:DOX showing

    With both Visions du Réel and CPH:DOX imminent, Chile has set its selections for both prestigious international events. Visions du Réel kicks off on Thursday,...

    Taiwan International Documentary Festival showcases country’s first wave of indigenous filmmakers

    This month's Taiwan International Documentary Festival (TDF) has announced a special programme: «Indigenous with a Capital ‘I’: #Indigenous Documentaries from 1994 - 2000». The...

    DOK.fest München announces opening film & SOS-Kinderdörfer nominees

    The 2021 edition of DOK.fest München will open with Daniel Sager’s Behind the Headlines. The film is a view into the hidden world of #investigative...

    Thessaloniki Documentary Festival opens submissions for new podcast programme section

    The 23rd Thessaloniki Documentary Festival has opened up submissions for podcasters from #Greece and abroad. The festival will be one of the first to...

    61st Krakow Film Festival announces international documentary competition

    Taking place from 30 May to 6 June 2021, the 61st Krakow Film Festival has unveiled the titles of its International Documentary Competition. The latest...

    IDFA adjusts programme and award structure

    The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) has luanched a revamped programme structure in anticipation of its 2021 edition. Two main competitions will be at...

    The 4 prominent Adriatic region events to launch joint online film festival

    A first online festival involving four leading national film festivals of the same speaking area will take place from 9 - 17 April, at...

    dok.incubator announces 8 selected projects for 2021 edition

    dok.incubator has just announced the 8 selected projects for its 2021 workshop. For 2021, eight filmmakers whose films are in the rough-cut stage and cover...

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