Category Archives: Overviews

Encounters 2018 Overview

Festival:
The 20th anniversary Encounters Documentary Festival

Dates:
May 31-June 10

About:
Just over 30 nonfiction features are presented in Cape Town and Johannesburg during Africa’s largest documentary event, including several South African productions such as those noted below. Continue reading

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SF DocFest 2018 Overview

Festival:
The 17th SF DocFest

Dates:
May 31-June 14

About:
This San Francisco event presents just under 50 nonfiction features. Continue reading

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Seattle 2018: Documentary Overview

Festival:
The 44th Seattle International Film Festival

Dates:
May 17-June 10

About:
The largest and most attended festival in the US offers audiences approximately 65 feature docs among a lineup presenting more than 400 features and shorts. Continue reading

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Docaviv 2018 Overview

Festival:
The 20th anniversary Docaviv: The Tel Aviv International Documentary Film Festival

Dates:
May 17-26

About:
The Tel Aviv nonfiction event closes out its second decade with approximately 90 new and recent features. Continue reading

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New York African 2018: Documentary Overview

Festival:
The 25th New York African Film Festival

Dates:
May 16-22

About:
This long-running series celebrates African and African diaspora cinema, and includes four documentaries among its 13 new feature offerings. Continue reading

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EDOC 2018 Overview

Festival:
The 17th annual EDOC – Encuentros del Otro Cine

Dates:
May 9-20

About:
Approximately 80 new or recent documentary features screen in multiple cities in this Ecuadorian festival. Continue reading

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Cannes 2018: Documentary Overview

Festival:
The 71st annual Cannes Film Festival

Dates:
May 8-19

About:
The world’s most esteemed cinema event presents a dozen nonfiction features among its 60 offerings, while its autonomous sidebars, Directors’ Fortnight and Critics’ Week, include but one documentary each. Continue reading

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