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PLEASE NOTE THAT: Only films completed after 15 January, 2023 are elligible to Cinéma du réel 2024 competition. To be eligible for the competition, international films must be available as French premieres, i.e. never screened publicly in France, broadcast on French television or broadcast on the internet on platforms accessible from France. Films that do …

Paradis – French national release

Alexander Abaturov’s film Paradis, Cinéma du réel 2023 edition’s opening film, is theatrically released in France on Wednesday August 30th 2023. Distributor: Jour2fête

Arkipel Festival 2023

Arkipel International and experimental film Festival, Jakarta, Indonesia, August 26 – September 2 2023, programmes three films presented in competition during Cinéma du réel 2023: Mangosteen, Tulapop Saenjaroen, Otro Sol, Francisco Rodriguez Teare, The Secret Garden, Nour Ouayda.

Silhouette Festival 2023

Silhouette Festival, Paris, France, August 25 – September 2 2023, programmes Lucie Demange’s film Quitter Chouchou, First Window section and Public Award of the 2023 edition of Cinéma du réel.

Rencontres Gindou Cinéma 2023

The festival Rencontres Gindou Cinéma, France, August 19 – 26 2023, programmes three films presented during the 2023 edition of Cinéma du réel: Rio Rojo, Guillermo Quintero, Popular Front(s) section, Je ne sais pas où vous serez demain (I Don(t Know Where You Will Be Tomorrow), Emmanuel Roy, film in competition, Notre corps, Claire Simon, …

États généraux du documentaire, Lussas 2023

The festival Les États généraux du film documentaire, Lussas, France, August 20 – 26 2023, presents 9 films programmed during the 2023 edition of Cinéma du réel: Adieu sauvage, Sergio Guataquira Sarmiento, film in competition and Library Award, Last Things, Deborah Stratman, film in competition and Short film Award, El Juicio, Ulises de la Orden, …

Festival Cinémas d’Afrique 2023

The Festival Cinémas d’Afrique, Lausanne, Switzerland, August 17 – 20 2023, programmes Alain Kassanda’s film, Coconut Head Generation, Cinéma du réel Grand prix ex-aequo and special mention to the Clarens Award for Humanist Documentary Filmmaking, Cinéma du réel 2023.

DokuFest 2023

DokuFest, Prizren, Kosovo, 4 – 12 août 2023, programmes 7 films presented during the 45th edition of Cinéma du réel : Forms of Forgetting, Burak Çevik, competition 2023, Hardy Working, Total Refusal, The World, differently section, edition 2023, Laberint Sequences, Blake Williams, competition 2023, La Bonga, Sebastián Pinzón-Silva and Canela Reyes, competition 2023, Loridan-Ivens – …

Faito Doc Festival

Sergio Guataquira Sarmiento’s film Adieu sauvage, Library Award Cinéma du réel 2023, received the Faggio Doc per il Miglior Film Award and the Public Award ex aecquo at the Festival Faito Doc, Italy, july 2023.

Jerusalem International Film Festival

Paul B Preciado’s film, Orlando, My Political Biography, Cinéma du réel’s 2023 édition closing film, was awarded a special mention to the Chantal Akerman Prize at Jerusalem International Film Festival, Israel, july 2023. Claire Simon’s film, Our Body, special screening of the 45th edition of Cinéma du réel, was also programmed at Jerusalem Film Festival.

Sheffield DocFest

Two films from Cinéma du réel 2023 selection will be shown at Sheffield DocFest, June 14-19. Piblokto by Anastasia Shubina and Timofey Glinin, Détenus Award, endowed by the Fondation Monique Desfosse Là où Dieu n’est pas by Mehran Tamadon, Special Screening Credit : Piblokto by Anastasia Shubina and Timofey Glinin

Screening | Grandeur nature

Grandeur Nature by Arnaud Dezoteux, in competition at the 45th Cinéma du réel, is to be rediscovered at a screening at Lafayette Anticipations on 13 June at 8pm. Admission is free with reservation.