Category Archives: Overviews

Hot Docs 2022 Overview

Festival:
The 29th Hot Docs

Dates:
April 28-May 8

About:
Making its return to an in-person event, along with online offerings throughout Canada, North America’s largest nonfiction event showcases approximately 145 new and recent doc features.

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CPH:DOX 2022 Overview

Festival:
The 19th CPH:DOX

Dates:
March 23-April 3

About:
More than 160 new and recent features are included in this first-class Danish nonfiction event.

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SXSW 2022: Documentary Overview

Festival:
The 29th SXSW Film Festival

Dates:
March 11-20

About:
This Austin event makes its in-person return with a lineup of more than 100 new features and episodics – with docs making up more than half that number.

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Berlin 2022: Documentary Overview

Festival:
The 72nd Berlinale

Dates:
February 10-20

About:
This A-list international cinema event returns its public event to the winter after shifting last year’s festival to the summer, and presents approximately 40 documentaries among its more than 130 new feature films.

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SXSW 2022: Features Lineup Announced

SXSW announced its 2022 line-up today, a total of more than 100 projects. Following is the list of nonfiction features and episodics, broken down by section:

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Sundance 2022: Lineup Announced

The lineup has been announced for the 2022 Sundance Film Festival, taking place in-person in Utah and through seven Satellite Screens across the US, as well as online, January 20-30.

Today’s announcement reveals 80 feature films in the US and World Cinema Documentary and Dramatic Competitions, NEXT, Premieres, Midnight, Spotlight, Kids, Special Screenings, and From the Collection sections, as well as 15 projects in New Frontier and 6 projects in the Indie Episodic Program, and may be found here. Shorts will be announced tomorrow, Friday, December 10.

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IDFA 2021 Overview

Festival:
The 34th IDFA

Dates:
November 17-28

About:
Amsterdam hosts the premier nonfiction event in the world, presenting approximately 140 new and recent documentary features, in addition to shorts, live performances, and interactive works.

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RIDM 2021 Overview

Festival:
The 24th RIDM

Dates:
November 10-25

About:
More than 60 new and recent documentary features screen in-person and online in Montreal’s sole nonfiction-focused festival, organized this year in eight distinct thematic strands.

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DOC NYC 2021 Overview

Festival:
The 12th DOC NYC

Dates:
November 10-28

About:
America’s largest nonfiction event – and my former programming home – returns both in-person and online – with more than 125 new and recent feature documentaries, plus shorts and its wide-ranging industry program, DOC NYC PRO.

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Jihlava 2021 Overview

Festival:
The 25th Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival

Dates:
October 26-31

About:
Upwards of 80 new and recent documentary features are presented at this well-regarded Czech event.

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