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    Nordisk Panorama 2022: the complete winners

    The winners at the #Nordisk Panorama# Film Festival 2022 have been announced. Out of 64 nominated Nordic documentaries and short films, the jury and...

    IDFA announces first competition titles, Masters & Best of Fests selections for 2022 festival

    The 35th #IDFA, which runs 9 to 20 November, announced its first competition lineups: the IDFA Competition for Short Documentary and the IDFA Competition...

    Laura Poitras announced as 2022 IDFA guest of honour; first titles announced

    Laura Poitras will be honoured at #IDFA this November with the Retrospective and Top 10 programs. Two curated focus programs, «Around Masculinity» and «Playing...

    International youth-focused co-production forum Kids Kino Industry set to kick off on next week

    Since 2017, Kids Kino Industry forum has become one of the most important events of this kind in Eastern and Central Europe. For 2022,...

    Submissions now open for East Doc Platform 2023

    Creative feature-length documentaries (creative story/character-driven), factual series and non-fiction VR and transmedia projects from the CEE region in development, production and post-production are invited...

    Doclisboa announces full 2022 programme for 20th anniversary edition

    From 6 to 12 October, #Doclisboa will take place in the usual venues of the festival around Lisbon. Now, the complete programme for this...

    FIFDH Impact Days announces 2023 call for submissions for socially impactful documentary projects

    Geneva's human rights film festival #FIFDH has launched its #Impact Days# 2023 call for projects. The FIFDH Impact Days industry programme focuses on the...

    Ji.hlava IDFF announces first titles for 2022 festival

    Six weeks remain until the start of the Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival, which will take place from 25 to 30 October. As every...

    MajorDocs announces eight reflective documentaries for fourth festival programme

    Located on the island of #Mallorca, #MajorDocs celebrates its fourth edition from 4 to 8 October 2022. With its programme gradually being announced, the...

    AJB DOC Film Festival announces winners for fifth documentary festival

    The fifth Al Jazeera Balkans International Documentary Film Festival has ended with the international jury deciding on its best film and other awards. The top...

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