Documentary film festivals
Documentary film festivals are film festivals devoted solely to documentary film, which is a broad category of visual expression that is based on the attempt, in one fashion or another, to "document" ...
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Jerusalem Film Festival
The Jerusalem Film Festival (Hebrew: פסטיבל הקולנוע ירושלים‎) is an international film festival held annually in Jerusalem. The festival was the brainchild of Lia van Leer, who inaugurated i...
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DOXA Documentary Film Festival
The DOXA Documentary Film Festival is a documentary film festival based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It is held annually held for 10 days in May and is presented by The Documentary Media So...
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Copenhagen International Documentary Festival
CPH:DOX is the official name for the Copenhagen International Documentary Festival, an international documentary film festival established in 2003 and held annually in Copenhagen, Denmark. CPH:DOX has...
John Abraham National Award for Best Documentary in SIGNS 2011

The prestigious John Abraham Awards were instituted in 1999 by the Federation of Film Societies of India (Keralam) as an annual award for the best Malayalam Feature, Short Feature and Documentary...
Punto de Vista International Documentary Film Festival
The Punto de Vista Documentary Film Festival is a space for celebrating, discovering and analysing the form of cinema generically grouped under the heading of ‘documentary’. It is held annually in Pam...
Asian Festival of First Films
The Asian Festival of First Films (Chinese: 亚裔首作电影节) is an annual festival that celebrates first-time film- and documentary-makers and provides a platform for budding film talent.It was first laun...
Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival
The Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival is a documentary film festival held biennially in Yamagata, Japan. It was first held in October 1989, which makes it one of the longest running doc...
CAFFE – Coordinating Anthropological Film Festivals in Europe
CAFFE stands for Coordinating Anthropological Film Festivals in Europe. It is an initiative geared towards better cooperation and communication between the existing anthropological film festivals in E...
Dokufest
Dokufest is an International Documentary and Short Film Festival held in the Kosovo town of Prizren. It is an annual festival held in August. Dokufest was founded in 2002 by a group of friends. It has...
Cinéma du Réel
Cinéma du Réel (Cinema of the Real) is an international documentary film festival organized by the BPI-Bibliothèque publique d'information (Public Information Library) in Paris and was founded in 1978...
Camden International Film Festival
The Camden International Film Festival is an annual documentary film festival based in Camden, Rockport and Rockland Maine, in the United States that takes place on the last weekend in September. Crea...
Message to Man
Message to Man (Russian: Послание к Человеку, Poslaniye k Chelovyeku) is an international competitive documentary, short and animated film festival held annually in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
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Chicago International Documentary Film Festival
The Chicago International Documentary Film Festival (CIDF) is a festival of documentary films in the U.S. The film event was established in 2003 and is dedicated to the celebration and cultivation of ...
Portland Documentary and Experimental Film Festival
The Portland Documentary and eXperimental Film Festival, or PDX Fest, is a five-day event that showcases non-narrative film and video from Portland, Oregon, United States and around the world. The fi...
Mumbai International Film Festival
Mumbai International Film Festival for Documentary, Short and Animation Films (MIFF), is a festival organized in the city of Mumbai (Bombay) by the 'Films Division', Ministry of Information and Broadc...
Sheffield Doc/Fest
Sheffield Doc/Fest, short for Sheffield International Documentary Festival (SIDF), is an international documentary and digital media festival held annually in Sheffield.Since beginning in 1994, Doc/Fe...
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New York International Documentary Festival
The New York International Documentary Festival (Docfest) is an annual documentary film festival held in New York City. It was established as both a forum for the exchange of ideas among documentary ...
Thrissur International Film Festival
International Film Festival of Thrissur is an annual event held in Thrissur City in Kerala. It started in August 2004 as a joint venture by Thrissur Chalachitra Kendram, a film fraternity of Thrissur...
True/False Film Festival
The True/False Film Festival is an annual documentary film festival that takes place in Columbia, Missouri. The fest occurs on a weekend toward the end of February or the beginning of March, with film...
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FreedomFilmFest
FreedomFilmFest, also known as The KOMAS Freedom Film Festival (FFF), is the first annual documentary film festival in Malaysia. Established in 2003, it adopts the themes encompassed in the Universal ...
DMZ Korean International Documentary Film Festival
DMZ International Documentary Film Festival (Hangul: DMZ국제다큐멘터리영화제), also known as DMZ Docs, is a South Korean film festival for documentary films jointly presented by Gyeonggi Province, Paju and ...
Visions du Réel
Visions du Réel (Visions of Reality) is an international documentary film festival held in April each year in Nyon, Switzerland. Established in 1969 as the Nyon International Documentary Film Festiva...
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Flashpoint Human Rights Film Festival
Flashpoint Human Rights Film Festival was a four-day festival held in Mumbai, India between December 8–10, 2010. It screened eight films from around the world that dealt with human rights issues at a ...
Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival
The Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival is North America's largest documentary film festival, conference and market, held annually in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The 2014 edition of the...
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Docville
The International Documentary Film Festival Docville is an annual documentary film festival set in Leuven, Belgium.Docville was founded in 2005 as a thematical series within the arthouse movie theatre...