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    IDFA 2021: The complete winners

    The 34th edition #IDFA announced the winners of the competition programs during the IDFA 2021 Awards Ceremony. The ceremony took place in Amsterdam’s Compagnietheater,...

    ChileDoc descends on IDFA with diverse selection of Chilean productions

    The 34th International Documentary Festival Amsterdam kicks takes place 17 - 28 November 2021. With the world’s documentary industry descending once again on the...

    Porto/Post/Doc completes 2021 programme with International Competition announcement

    More than 99 films will be screened at the 2021 Porto/Post/Doc, between the 20th and 30th of November in Porto, Portugal. In 2021, the...

    IDFA announces main competition slate; opening film for 34th edition

    The 34th edition of the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) is just over two weeks away. Today, Artistic Director #Orwa Nyrabia# unveiled the...

    Ji.hlava IDFF 2021: The complete winners

    At Saturday's closing ceremony, The Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival announced the winners for its 25th edition, held physically from 26 - 31 October,...

    Doclisboa 2021: The complete winners

    Doclisboa has announced the winners for its 25th edition, held physically from 21 - 31 October 2021. International Competition City of Lisbon Award for Best International...

    Ji.hlava announces opening film, masterclasses from Oliver Stone & Vitaly Mansky, and more

    The 25th annual Ji.hlava IDFF will open with When Flowers Are Not Silent by Belarusian director #Andrei Kutsila#. When Flowers Are Not Silent captures...

    IDFA adds special lost Dziga Vertov; announces Luminous and Frontlight titles

    After disappearing for a century, Dziga Vertov’s long-lost masterpiece The History of the Civil War makes its world premiere via the IDFA on Stage...

    Tutors and open programme announced for Ex Oriente Film 2021 second session

    Organized by the Institute of Documentary Film in cooperation with #FAMU, Ex Oriente Film 2021 second session workshop will offer a series of lectures,...

    Ji.hlava IDFF celebrates 25 years with full programme announcement

    The 25th Ji.hlava IDFF kicks-off in two weeks and celebrates a quarter-century. Three hundred films, including the latest Czech and international documentary cinema, will...

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