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[The Last Hillbilly]

Diane Sara Bouzgarou and Thomas Jenkoe’s film The Last Hillbilly, shown as part of the Works in Progress of Cinéma du réel 2020, will be theatrically released on Wednesday June 9th 2021. Distribution: New Story International Sales: The Party Film Sales

[Shanghai International Film Festival]

Shanghai International Film Festival, China, June 11th – 20th 2021, programmes one film presented in International selection during Cinéma du réel 2021: Taming the Garden, Salome Jashi, Switzerland, Germany, Georgia, Special mention to the Youth Award – Cinéma du réel 2021. More info: siff.com

[Taiwan International Documentary Festival]

Taiwan International Documentary Festival, Tapei, Taiwan, April 30th – May 9th 2021, programmes four films presented during the last three editions of Cinéma du réel: Inside the Red Brick Wall, HK Documentary Filmmakers, Hong Kong, Popular Front(s) section Cinéma du réel 2021, programmed on May 6th and 8th. When the Persimmons Grew, Hilal Baydarov, Austria, …

43rd Cinéma du réel Awards

AWARDED BY THE FEATURE DOCUMENTARY JURY Cinéma du réel Grand Prix Funded by the Bibliothèque publique d’information (€ 5,000) and the Procirep (€ 3,000), and awarded to one feature film from both International and French Selections. SCAM International Award €5,000 funded by La Scam, is awarded to a feature film from the International Selection. Institut …

Awards I 43rd Cinéma du réel

AWARDED BY THE FEATURE DOCUMENTARY FILM JURY The Feature Documentary Film Jury comprised the following members: Rémi Bonhomme (Director of the Festival International du Film de Marrakech and Ateliers de l’Atlas), Hassen Ferhani (filmmaker), Juruna Mallon (filmmaker and sound designer), Laetitia Moreau (filmmaker), Yolande Zauberman (filmmaker) Cinéma du réel Grand PrizeFunded by the Bibliothèque publique d’information …

Land Cinema, Life Certificates

Farms and gardens, and the labour of those who cultivate them, have occupied a revered place in the cultural imaginary since ancient times. Film is no exception. A moving, noisy historical testimony, film can offer a vivid representation of the power of the pastoral. Film can do this in several ways, from politicising a landscape’s …

Presentation of the 43rd edition of Cinéma du réel

For one year now, we have been facing the Covid-19 health crisis along with all the uncertainties and upheavals that managing it has entailed. The festival’s preparation, the programming for this edition and the dematerialised format we are proposing have all been determined by this crisis situation. This year, the people who make the festival …

FRENCH SELECTION

After the 2020 festival switched to its online edition – and, of course, we’re all impatient to find our way back into the film theatres – Cinéma du réel is proposing a singular, unifying and enhanced form for this year’s festival: CANALRÉEL. We’re hoping that this online festival will be enriching, almost the same as …

INTERNATIONAL SELECTION

After the 2020 festival switched to its online edition – and, of course, we’re all impatient to find our way back into the film theatres – Cinéma du réel is proposing a singular, unifying and enhanced form for this year’s festival: CANALRÉEL. We’re hoping that this online festival will be enriching, almost the same as …

ParisDOC Works-in-Progress – Submissions are open !

8th edition EXPANDED EDITION March 16 to 18, 2021 A tailored platform to consider, discuss and plan the career of your film The ParisDOC Works-in-Progress is a tailored platform dedicated to feature documentaries linking, at a key stage of the production process, project holders (filmmakers and producers) to industry professionals. A unique opportunity for project holders to …

Submissions for the 43rd edition of Cinéma du réel will close soon!  

YOU MAY SUBMIT YOUR FILM TO THE 43RD CINEMA DU REEL (MARCH 12th to 21st, 2021) UNTIL NOVEMBER 1st >> Submission Form Here are the deadlines: Online submission duly completed by November 1st 2020 For films still under completion by the time of submission, viewing material to be sent by December 1st 2020 Please take note of this information: The …

The submissions for the 43rd edition of Cinéma du réel are now open!  

 You may submit your film to the 43rd Cinéma du réel (March 12th to 21st 2020) >> SUBMISSION FORM Please take note of these informations : The films submitted must have been completed after January 15th 2020 Only films never screened in France (French premieres) are eligible for the International Selection, that is films that have never been screened …