Category Archives: Overviews

Melbourne 2017: Documentary Overview

Festival:
The 66th Melbourne International Film Festival

Dates:
August 3-20

About:
This long-running Australian event showcases approximately 200 features, among them more than 75 documentaries. Continue reading

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Locarno 2017: Documentary Overview

Festival:
The 70th Locarno Film Festival

Dates:
August 2-12

About:
This Swiss event, a favorite of cinephiles and critics, and one of the world’s oldest film festivals, and this year offers 100 features, among which are just over 40 documentaries or hybrids. Continue reading

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Asian American International 2017: Documentary Overview

Festival:
The 40th Asian American International Film Festival

Dates:
July 26-August 5

About:
The first and longest-running Asian/Asian American fest presents more than 25 new features – docs making up half that’s number. Continue reading

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Traverse City 2017: Documentary Overview

Festival:
The 13th Traverse City Film Festival

Dates:
July 25-30

About:
Approximately 100 features screen at this event founded by Michael Moore, including over 40 feature docs. Continue reading

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Jerusalem 2017: Documentary Overview

Festival:
The 34th Jerusalem Film Festival

Dates:
July 13-23

About:
Approximately 100 new and recent features screen at the Israeli event, with a third representing nonfiction work. Continue reading

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Outfest 2017: Documentary Overview

Festival:
The 35th Outfest

Dates:
July 6-16

About:
One of the world’s premier LGBT film festivals, the LA event screens over 60 new and recent features, including more than 20 documentaries. Continue reading

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Karlovy Vary 2017: Documentary Overview

Festival:
The 52nd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

Dates:
June 30-July 8

About:
The Czech Republic’s A List film event offers approximately two dozen documentaries among its more than 125 new and recent features. Continue reading

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