Cinéma du Réel - International documentary film festival
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Submissions are open !

Sep 18, 2018

This year,  Cinéma du réel - International Documentary Film Festival, which will be held in Paris from March 15th to March 24th 2019, will feature two competitive sections:

  • International Competition (French Premieres, short and feature films)
  • French Selection (World Premieres, short and feature films)


Only films produced after January 15th 2018 will be considered.

Regulations

Submission Form & regulations


Please note our deadlines:

  • Films completed between January 15th and August 31st 2018: submission and viewing material: October 12th.
  • Films completed after September 1st 2018: submission and viewing material: November 25th.
  • Films still under completion on November 25th 2018: online submission November 25th / Viewing material: December 7th 2018.

Submission fee: 7€

Marceline

Sep 10, 2018

Her presence in the world makes her unforgettable in "Chronique d'un été". A presence in the world that was still intact and opening a path to the future. This future she had wanted to enlighten by creating the
Joris Ivens Award for young talents revealed by Cinéma du réel.

" Terra Franca " - International Festivals, French theatrical release

Sep 06, 2018

Leonor Teles' film "Terra Franca" International Competition and Scam International Award Cinéma du réel 2018, will be theatrically released on November 21st 2018. Distributor: Docks 66.

It was programmed at the following international festivals: Sheffield Doc Fest (United Kingdom, June 2018), Cannes film festival, Acid section (France, May 2018), Visions Sociales Festival, La Napoule (France, May 2018), Play Doc Festival, Tui (Spain, April - May 2018).

"Roman national" - Screening

Sep 06, 2018

Grégoire Beil's film "Roman national", French competition and mention to the Institut français Louis Marcorelles Award Cinéma du réel 2018, will be screened on Wednesday October 10th at 7.15pm, at La Gaîté Lyrique, as part of the programme  "Le Tour du jour - Nouveaux territoires du cinéma". Q&A with the filmmaker and Neil Beloufa, producer (to be confirmed).

"Rêver sous le capitalisme" - Festival

Sep 05, 2018

Sophie Bruneau's film "Rêver sous le capitalisme", International Competition and Libraries Award Cinéma du réel 2018, is selected at Images mouvementées : Festival de cinéma d'Attac, Paris, (France, September 20 - October 4, 2018).

It was programmed at Les États généraux du film documentaire, Lussas (France, August 2018)

"Waldheim's Walzer" - International Festivals and Award

Sep 05, 2018

Ruth Beckermann's film "Waldheim's Walzer", International competition Cinéma du réel 2018,is selected at DMZ International Documentary Film Festival, Goyang, Paju (South Korea, September 13 - 20, 2018).

It was programmed at the following film festivals: Sheffield Doc Fest (United Kingdom, June 2018), Millennium Docs Against Gravity, Warsaw (Poland, May 2018), BelDocs, Belgrade (Serbia, May 2018), DocAviv Festival, Tel Aviv (Israel, May 2018), Play Doc Festival, Tui (Spain, April - May 2018) where it received the award by the jury.

"Une jeunesse allemande" - National Theatrical Release, International Festivals

Sep 05, 2018

Jean-Gabriel Périot's film Une jeunesse allemande, International Competition Cinéma du réel 2015 and Scam International Award, is selected at Images mouvementées : Festival de cinéma d'Attac, Paris, (France, September 20 - October 4, 2018).

It was programmed at the following festivals: Festival internationale du documentaire en Cévennes, Lasalle, Le Vigan, Valleraugue, Ganges, Pont de Montvert, Vialas and Florac (France, April-May 2016), Art of the Real, Film Society Lincoln Center, New York (USA, April 2016), Festival Cinematografico Internacional del Urugay, Montevideo (Urugay, March - April 2016), Docpoint Film Festival, Helsinki (Finland, January 2016), Watch Docs Festival, Warshaw (Poland, December 2015), Festival dei Popoli, Florence (Italy, November - December 2015), IDFA, Amsterdam (The Netherlands, November 18 - 29 2015), CPH:DOX, Copenhagen (Denmark, November 2015), Sevilla Festival de Cine Europeo (Spain, November 2015), Kasseler Dok Fest, Kassel (Germany, November 2015), RIDM, Montreal (Canada, November 2015), Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival (Czech Republic, October - November 2015), Douarnenez film festival (France, August 2015), États généraux du documentaire, Lussas (France, August 2015), DokuFest, Prizren (Kosovo, August 2015), Golden Apricot Festival, Yerevan (Armenia, July 2015).

It was theatrically released in France on Wednesday October 14th 2015. Distributor: UFO Distribution.

"Je ne me souviens de rien" - International Festivals, DVD edition

Sep 05, 2018

Diane Sara Bouzgarrou's film "Je ne me souviens de rien" World Premiere French Competition and Youth Jury Special Mention Cinema du réel 2017 is released on DVD by Docks 66.

It was programmed at the following film festivals: Torino Film Festival (Italy, November - December 2017), Rencontres autour du film ethnographique, Grenoble (France, November 2017), Les Ecrans documentaires, Arcueil (France, November 2017), RIDM - Rencontres Internationales du Documentaire de Montréal (Canada, November 2017), Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival (Czech Republic, October 2017), États généraux du film documentaire, Lussas (France, August 2017), Festival Psy, Lorquin (France, June 2017) and at Festival Côté Court, Pantin (France, June 2017).

"Uppland", International Festival

Sep 04, 2018

Edward Lawrenson's film, "Uppland", International Competition for Short Films Cinéma du réel 2018, was programmed at the Open City International Documentary Film festival, London, (United Kingdom, September 2018).

Dom Boraca (Home of the Resistance), International Festival

Sep 04, 2018

Ivan Ramljak's film, "Dom Boraca", International Competition for First Films Cinéma du réel 2018, was programmed at the Open City International Documentary Film festival, London, (United Kingdom, September 2018).

"Angkar" - International Festival

Sep 04, 2018

Neary Adeline Hay's film "Angkar", International Competition for First Films Cinéma du réel 2018, was programmed at the Open City International Documentary Film festival, London, (United Kingdom, September 2018).

"Saule Marceau" - International Festivals and Awards

Sep 04, 2018

Juliette Achard's film "Saule Marceau", International Competition for Short films and Bois d'Arcy Remand Centre Prisoners' Award Cinéma du réel 2018, was programmed at the following festivals:Festival Silhouette, Paris (France, August - September 2018) where it received the Documentary Jury Award, Rencontres Gindou Cinéma, Gindou (France, August 2018), Festival Résistances, Foix (France, July 2018) and at DocumentaMadrid (Spain, May 2018) where it received the First Prize for Best Short Film.

"Jusqu'à ce que le jour se lève" - Festival

Sep 03, 2018

Pierre Tonachella's film "Jusqu'à ce que le jour se lève", French Competition Cinéma du réel 2018, was programmed at Les États généraux du film documentaire, Lussas (France, August 2018).

"L. Cohen" - International Festivals

Sep 03, 2018

James Benning's film "L. Cohen", International Competition and Grand Prix Cinéma du réel 2018, was programmed at Toronto International Film Festival (Canada, September 2018) and at BelDocs, Belgrade (Serbia, May 2018).

"Kinshasa Makambo" - International festivals and Award

Sep 03, 2018

Dieudo Hamadi's film "Kinshasa Makambo", International competition Cinéma du réel 2018, was programmed at the following international festivals: Open City International Documentary Film festival, London, (United Kingdom, September 2018), Les États généraux du film documentaire, Lussas (France, August 2018), Sheffield Doc Fest (United Kingdom, June 2018) where it received the Tim Hetherington Award, Afi Docs, Silver Springs (United States, June 2018), DocAviv Festival, Tel Aviv (Israel, May 2018), BelDocs, Belgrade (Serbia, May 2018), DOC-Cévennes, Lasalle (France, May 2018), Hot Docs Festival, Toronto (Canada, April - May 2018), FCAT Festival de Cine Africano, Tarifa, Spain and Tanger, Morocco (April - May 2018).

"Djamilia" - International Festivals

Sep 03, 2018

Aminatou Echard's film "Djamilia", French competition Cinéma du réel 2018, was programmed at the Open City International Documentary Film festival, London, (United Kingdon, September 2018), at Les États généraux du film documentaire, Lussas (France, August 2018) and at DocumentaMadrid (Spain, May 2018).

"Les Flâneries du voyant" - Festival

Sep 02, 2018

Aïda Maigre-Touchet's film "Les Flâneries du voyant", French Competition Cinéma du réel 2018, was programmed at Les États généraux du film documentaire, Lussas (France, August 2018).

CATHERINE BIZERN Cinéma du Réel’s new General Delegate

Jul 18, 2018

Cinema programmer and producer Catherine Bizern will join Cinéma du Réel on September 3rd, 2018.

The 41st edition will take place from March 15th to 24th, 2019.

Catherine Bizern started working in the documentary film sector in the 90's: she was involved in the creation of Addoc (French documentary filmmakers guild) and took part in the organization of the first "Rencontres du cinéma documentaire", within Périphérie, a well-known center for documentary film creation.

From 2006 to 2012, she headed Entrevues Belfort international film festival and since 2012, she has been working with many film festivals and institutions, including Locarno international film festival.

She is currently producing "Kafka for kids", Isreali artist Roee Rosen’s first feature film.

In parallel, she teaches at Cergy-Pontoise Ecole Supérieure des Beaux-Arts and participates in workshops and trainings for filmmakers at Les Ateliers Varan. She regularly writes articles for the French art magazine "Artpress".

Focusing on the exploratory dimension of all her activities, Catherine Bizern has been aiming throughout her career at presenting different ways of filmmaking, new narratives and forms and has helped many young talents to emerge.

The Bibliothèque publique d'information and Les Amis du Cinéma du Réel’s association have complete trust in her ability to write this new page of the festival’s history.

Press : Agence Valeur Absolue, Audrey Grimaud, audrey@agencevaleurabsolue.com

Communication : Catherine Giraud, cinereel-communication@bpi.fr

"L'Empire de la perfection (In the Realm of Perfection)" - French theatrical release, International Festivals

Jul 10, 2018

Julien Faraut's film "L'Empire de la perfection (In the Realm of Perfection)", French Competition Cinéma du réel 2018, was theatrically released in France on July 11th 2018. Distributor : UFO Distribution.

It was programmed at Transilvania International Film Festival, Cluj-Napoca (Romania, May - June 2018) and at DOC-Cévennes, Lasalle (France, May 2018),

"Zama" - French theatrical release and International Festivals

Jul 09, 2018

Lucrecia Martel's film "Zama", Ir/réel section Cinéma du réel 2018, was theatrically released in France on July 11th 2018. Distributor : Shellac

It was programmed at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Czech Republic, June - July 2018), at the Festival International du Film de La Rochelle (France, June - July 2018) and at IndieLisboa Festival (Portugal, April - May 2018).

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