Montreal International Documentary Festival


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RIDM 10 - 21 Nov. 2021

Forum RIDM 13 - 17 Nov. 2021


Where can I find the details of the programming?

You will find it in our Programming Section


How can I access the programming?

Once your subscription or passport has been purchased, head over to our viewing platform:

Your Login name is the email you used to make your purchase, and the password is your family name (with no spaces, dashes or special characters).


Who can access the programming?

The programming is exclusively available for viewing in the province of Quebec.

People holding a subscription, passport or accreditation can log in the viewing platform at and stream the films included in their bundle.

Some additional contents will be available for free on our website and on our social networks.


What are the periods of availability per thematic section?

Accessible from November 12 to 18, 2020:

  • Disrupting History
  • Exploring Nature
  • Seeking Communities 

Accessible from November 19 to 25, 2020:

  • Contemplating Dystopia
  • Becoming Oneself
  • Challenging Power

Accessible from November 26 to December 2, 2020:

  • Redefining Intimacy
  • Surviving Violence


Until what time can I watch a movie on the last day of its section?

The films will be available until 11:59 p.m. on the last day of their sections. If you start a movie at 11:59 p.m. on that day without refreshing your browser and staying on the movie's play page, you will be able to watch it until the end.


Which films are included in each Thematic Section?

Please visit the section pages here:


Are there any free movies?

Sorry, you have to purchase a subscription or a passport to view the films. 


Is there any free content?

There is some free content available on our website and social media, including:

  • The Round Table panels;
  • "Les dialogues RIDM": discussions between filmmakers;
  • The RIDM Podcasts Series.


What films are part of the Official Competition?

Please visit the Juries and Awards page for all the information on the films selected for our official competition. 


How can I vote for the Public's Choice Award?

On our viewing platform, you will see 5 stars below the description of each film. You can click the number of stars you wish to rate the film: from 1 star (this movie is terrible!) to 5 stars (this film is amazing!). Please note that you can only vote once per film.


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