Category Archives: Overviews

Locarno 2022: Documentary Overview

Festival:
The 75th Locarno Film Festival

Dates:
August 3-13

About:
Just under a third of the approximately 80 new feature presentations at this noted Swiss festival are nonfiction.

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Sheffield Doc/Fest 2022 Overview

Festival:
The 29th Sheffield Doc/Fest

Dates:
June 23-28

About:
Just under 90 new and recent features make up the lineup of this British nonfiction event.

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Tribeca 2022: Documentary Overview

Festival:
The 21st Tribeca Festival

Dates:
June 8-19

About:
Approximately 140 features and episodic content – about half of that nonfiction – screens in this NYC event.

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Docaviv 2022 Overview

Festival:
The 24th Docaviv: Tel Aviv International Documentary Film Festival

Dates:
May 26-June 5

About:
This notable Israeli nonfiction event returns to its regular May berth with approximately 100 new and recent documentary features.

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Cannes 2022: Documentary Overview

Festival:
The 75th Cannes Film Festival

Dates:
May 17-28

About:
Returning to its regular May berth after a delayed-then-cancelled 2020 edition and a July 2021 edition, the premier film event offers approximately 80 new features, with docs once again making up less than a quarter of the slate, while its parallel sidebars present just two works of nonfiction out of more than 30 features.

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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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