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DocPoint moves 2022 festival entirely online

The original plan for #DocPoint 2022 was as a hybrid event. However, due to the current #COVID-19 restrictions in #Finland, the festival will now...

FIPADOC announces first programme selections for 2022 festival

Biarritz' #FIPADOC has announced its first stage of programming for the 2020 festival edition. Taking place (pending health and safety measurements) 17 - 23...

16 Projects Selected for 2022 FIFDH Impact Days Workshop

Following its call for projects, #FIFDH Impact Days we have received more than 110 documentary projects from around the world. 16 among them have been...

DocPoint brings special screening to infamous Helsinki music club

DocPoint, Finland’s largest documentary film festival, has announced a very special screening for its 2022 festival edition. On the occasion, #DocPoint will premiere the...

As dok.incubator celebrates 10 years, its 2022 call for projects opens

2021 saw the 10th anniversary of dok.incubator, a decade in which the film workshop worked with 159 documentaries, many going on to win awards...

The 24th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival announces Agora Docs activities and submission deadlines

Agora Docs returns for the upcoming 24th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, held from March 10-20, 2022. #Agora Docs# itself will take place from March 11-19,...

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...

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