Category Archives: Overviews

DOK.fest Munich 2021 Overview

Festival:
The 36th DOK.fest Munich

Dates:
May 5-23

About:
The latest edition of this respected German nonfiction event goes online with nearly 100 new and recent features among its lineup.

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True/False 2021 Overview

Festival:
The 18th True/False Film Fest

Dates:
May 5-9

About:
Sixteen new and recent nonfiction features screen in a hybrid format in this thoughtfully-curated Colombia MO-based event.

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Hot Docs 2021 Overview

Festival:
The 28th Hot Docs

Dates:
April 29-May 9

About:
North America’s largest nonfiction event presents approximately 150 new and recent doc features, available online throughout Canada.

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New Directors/New Films 2021: Documentary Overview

Festival:
The 50th New Directors/New Films

Dates:
Apr 28-May 8

About:
The Museum of Modern Art and the Film Society of Lincoln Center celebrate a landmark anniversary for this acclaimed annual showcase, this year offering eight documentaries or hybrids among its 27 new feature presentations.

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CPH:DOX 2021 Overview

Festival:
The 18th CPH:DOX

Dates:
April 21-May 2

About:
This popular Copenhagen nonfiction event presents more than 130 new and recent features and series online this year.

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Visions du Réel 2021 Overview

Festival:
The 52nd Visions du Réel

Dates:
April 15-25

About:
More than 70 new or recent feature docs are included in the lineup of this Nyon, Switzerland event, which will be presented primarily online.

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It’s All True 2021 Overview

Festival:
The 26th É Tudo Verdade/It’s All True

Dates:
April 8-18

About:
This Brazilian nonfiction event returns with approximately 35 new documentary features.

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Neighboring Scenes 2021: Documentary Overview

Festival:
The 6th Neighboring Scenes: New Latin American Cinema

Dates:
March 31-April 12

About:
This annual showcase from Film at Lincoln Center and Cinema Tropical goes online this year with a scaled-back lineup that includes only three doc features:

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Documentary Fortnight 2021 Overview

Festival:
The 20th Documentary Fortnight

Dates:
March 18-April 5

About:
The Museum of Modern Art’s annual exploration of international nonfiction and hybrid work presents nearly 20 features, in addition to short films and special retrospectives.

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SXSW 2021: Documentary Overview

Festival:
The 28th SXSW Film Festival

Dates:
March 16-20

About:
After being forced to cancel last year, this popular Austin event returns with an online festival showcasing approximately 80 new projects, nonfiction representing half that number.

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