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MajorDocs honours documentaries “Al Djanat” and “Apolonia, Apolonia”

The fifth edition of the #MajorDocs concluded in Mallorca, recognizing documentaries Al Djanat directed by Chloé Aïcha Boro and Apolonia, Apolonia by Lea Glob...

Ji.hlava New Visions Forum announces 14 European documentary projects for 2023 edition

The 27th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival (IDFF) has announced 14 European documentary projects that will be presented at the 3rd edition of the...

Astra Film festival announces opening film

The 30th anniversary of the Astra Film Festival will start on 15 October with a screening of the work-in-progress documentary, Meeting Zelenskyy, directed by...

Doclisboa announces full 2023 programme

The 21st edition of #Doclisboa, set to occur between 19 and 29 October, is a significant event in the world of documentary film. The...

Romania’s Astra Film Festival turns 30

The Astra Film Festival, a key player in both Romanian and international documentary film, is gearing up to mark its 30th anniversary. Scheduled from...

Sibiu’s Great Square to host innovative cinema experiences for Astra Film Festival’s 30th anniversary

The Astra Film Festival marks its 30th anniversary with a new programme, AFF New Media, aiming to redefine the cinematic experience through advanced technologies....

Porto/Post/Doc spotlights global storytellers; Directors Alessandro Comodin and Maria Elorza

The eagerly awaited tenth edition of Porto/Post/Doc is set to run from 17 to 25 November in Porto, unveiling a curated thematic program titled...

Ji.lava IDFF announces U.S New Visions selections, industry programme

The 27th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival is set to kick off in just a month (24 - 29 October), offering an expansive industry...

20 Days in Mariupol to open 2023 Human Rights Film Festival Berlin

The Human Rights Film Festival Berlin (HRFFB) is set to launch its sixth edition on 11 October, with a compelling lineup of 42 international...

IDFA unveils first 50 titles for 2023 festival

The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) has announced a robust lineup for its 36th edition, taking place from 8 to 19 November. Notably,...

last doc reviews

First attack, then think: digging up the ocean grounds

ECOLOGY: Exposing the catastrophic consequences of deep-sea mining on marine ecosystems.

A film from the dark side

HISTORY: Whatever happened to those who dreamed of space travel, wanting to be astronauts when they grew up?

The Dutch gender clinic negotiating teen futures

HEALTH: The complexities of a Dutch gender clinic, from the challenges of young people facing gender transition to the role of experience-based experts, and the clinic's operational struggles.

Opening the files on lives under surveillance

SURVEILLANCE: A gripping exploration of Soviet-era paranoia and oppression in Ukraine.

The cost of success

WORK: The human cost of striving for success in a competitive global economy.
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