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    DocAviv announces Israeli titles for 23rd festival edition, in cinemas and online

    The 23rd edition of #Docaviv returns to Tel Aviv from July 1 to 10, 2021. The #Academy Award# qualifying documentary festival is set to screen...

    CPH:DOX 2021: The complete winners

    The winners of CPH:DOX 2021 six international competitions at CPH:DOX have announced with the Dox:Award going to Ousmane Samassekou's The Last Shelter. Besides the main...

    DOK.fest München announces full programme for 2021 @home edition

    The second edition of the all online DOK.fest München @home has just announced its full programme. From 5 to 23 May, 131 films representing...

    DocsBarcelona announces full 2021 programme

    The 2021 edition of #DocBarcelona takes place from 18 to 30 May in a hybrid format. Combining online screenings via Filmin and physical screenings...

    Dok.fest München announces guest country & homage retrospective

    Dok.fest München is set to take place online from 05 to 23 May. With its complete programme announcing very soon, the Munich based documentary...

    Visions du Réel 2021: The complete winners

    The Grand Jury Prize of Visions du Réel 2021 went to the American-Ethiopian-Qatari co-production Faya Dayi by Jessica Beshir. In addition, the film also...

    Movies that Matter 2021: The complete winners

    The Netherlands' Movies that Matter Festival has just announced its winners. The international film festival on #human rights# held 30 national and international premieres...

    Doclisboa returns to close its 18th edition with physical screenings

    After an extensive journey of readjustment, #doclisboa finally returns returns to Lisbon's Culturgest with the last screenings of its 18th edition. From 5 to 10...

    The Calvert Journal announces submission call for second film festival

    The Calvert Journal Film Festival has announced the opening of its call for submissions for its second edition. Filmmakers from across the New East...

    52nd Visions du Réel announces industry awards

    Continuing through 25 April, the 52nd edition of Visions du Réel has just announced their industry awards. VdR–Pitching International Jury VdR–Pitching Award: Science Fiction (dir....

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    A rough but cheerful taxi driver and vlogger becomes an unlikely dissident in Russia’s eastern corner.
    SLEEP: The Wakeful Sleeper (dir: Boris Van der Avoort)
    A private investigation into insomnia leads to wider questions about humanity's place in the world.
    FAMILY: Children of the Enemy (dir: Gorki Glaser-Müller)
    After the death of his ISIS bride daughter, one man struggles to then free his multiple grandchildren from a Syrian prison camp.
    BELARUS: Walls (dir: Andrei Kutsila)
    An insight into the emotions and psychology of Belarusian society, as uncertainty give way to anger.
    MIGRANTS: The Wire (dir: Tiha K. Gudac)
    Refugee deterrent border fences add to the already complicated relationship between the Croats and Slovenians of the Kupa region.