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Discover the awards of the 46th edition

THE FEATURE FILM JURY AWARDS Cinéma du réel Grand Prix 2024 Funded by the Bibliothèque publique d’information (€ 5,000) and the Procirep (€ 3,000). Direct Action by Guillaume Cailleau et Ben Russell Cinéma du réel International Award 2024 Funded by the association Les Amis du Cinéma du réel (5,000€). Award: Silence of Reason by Kumjana Novakova Special mention: you burn me by Matías …

Practical information: acces to the Centre Pompidou

Access during the whole festival via the specific entrance at the back of the building, at the junction of rue Beaubourg and rue du Renard. Outdoor signage will be in place. This entrance will be open one hour before the start of the first session. In order to use this festival-specific access, you will be asked to …

Popular Front(s) | Programme

« Stir yourselves because we’ll need all your enthusiasm. Organize yourselves because we’ll need all your strength. Educate yourselves because we’ll need all your intelligence. » Antonio Gramsci in L’Ordine Nuovo – 1919___ Documentary filmmaking shapes new narratives, new visions, and new readings of the world. Throughout its history, one of the genre’s driving forces …

Selection | ParisDOC Works-In-Progress

Since 2014, Cinéma du réel has been encouraging the distribution of documentaries and promoting connections between those who make the films and those who work to distribute them. For its 11th edition, ParisDOC presents 6 feature-length documentary projects, French and international, at different stages of work, from editing to the end of post-production. PEACHES GOES …

Opening film | 46th edition

Cinéma du réel is pleased to announce that its 46th edition will open with the French premiere of Dahomey by Mati Diop, produced by Les Films du Bal and Fanta Sy and distributed by Les Films du Losange. Consider how these 26 royal treasures, shorn of their status as artefacts in European museums, have regained …

A whole night: Tribute to Marie-Pierre Duhamel

A great programmer who excelled at passing on her love of films, Marie-Pierre Duhamel was General Delegate of Cinéma du réel from 2005 to 2008—and much, much more. The festival will pay tribute to this guiding force through a selection of films reflecting Marie-Pierre Duhamel’s tastes and finds. A night dedicated to remembering an inspiring …

Discover the First window films

Launched in 2019, First window is dedicated to documentary debuts and features short films of varying lengths, from young creators enrolled in art schools, university film programmes, filmmaking courses of any kind, or creating outside of any specific training environment. From 22 to 31 March, the twelve films will be shown in theatres giving young …

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