Category Archives: Overviews

Cannes 2017: Documentary Overview

Festival:
The 70th anniversary Cannes Film Festival

Dates:
May 11-20

About:
Nearly 100 features screen within the prestigious official festival and its two autonomous sidebars, Directors’ Fortnight and Critics’ Week, though documentaries remain underrepresented, numbering fewer than 20. Continue reading

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Docaviv 2017 Overview

Festival:
The 19th annual Docaviv

Dates:
May 11-20

About:
Nearly 100 new features screen as part of this Tel Aviv, Israel documentary festival. Continue reading

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EDOC 2017 Overview

Festival:
The 16th annual EDOC – Encuentros del Otro Cine

Dates:
May 10-21

About:
More than 60 new features screen at Ecuador’s largest nonfiction festival in both Quito and Guayaquil. Continue reading

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DOXA 2017 Overview

Festival:
The 16th annual DOXA

Dates:
May 4-14

About:
Approximately 50 new and retrospective features screen at this Vancouver documentary festival. Continue reading

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Hot Docs 2017 Overview

Festival:
The 24th annual Hot Docs

Dates:
April 27-May 7

About:
The Toronto event, the largest nonfiction fest in North America, offers nearly 150 new feature docs. Continue reading

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It’s All True 2017 Overview

Festival:
The 22nd annual It’s All True

Dates:
April 20-30 (Rio de Janeiro), April 21-30 (Sao Paulo)

About:
The Brazilian documentary showcase includes more than 30 new and recent docs, including the following: Continue reading

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Art of the Real 2017 Overview

Festival:
The 4th annual Art of the Real

Dates:
April 20-May 2

About:
The Film Society of Lincoln Center’s showcase of nonfiction and hybrid presents just over 20 new works: Continue reading

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