Montreal International Documentary Festival


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RIDM 10 - 21 Nov. 2021

Forum RIDM 13 - 17 Nov. 2021

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MOMENTA Biennale de l’image is a contemporary art event devoted to the image, taking place in Tiohtià:ke/Mooniyang/Montreal every two years since 1989. From September 8 to October 24, 2021, discover the 17th edition of the biennale and its ambitious program: 51 artists from 24 countries in 15 exhibitions, including an Indigenous-led collective garden and an augmented reality circuit in the city.
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Fantasia Festival

The Fantasia International Film Festival will return in July 2021 to celebrate its 25th anniversary. Its continued growth since its first edition still attracts a legion of film-lovers as well as the attention of the international film industry, making it an important cultural and professional destination.
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Montreal’s nouveau cinema Festival

Montreal’s nouveau cinema Festival (FNC) has been dedicated to share and develop new practices in the field of cinema and new technologies. It constitutes a springboard for original and unpublished work, promoting the development of cinema and new media authors. For its 49th edition, the FNC will offer an hybrid edition online and in theaters 2020 October 7-31. The best of today’s cinema!
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International festival of films on art

The FIFA is dedicated to the international promotion and distribution of films on art and media arts. With its various activities year-round, FIFA is committed to increasing the knowledge and appreciation of art among the public, promoting the work of artists in the fields of cinema, video and visual arts, and also encouraging the production and diffusion of art films. The 39th edition will take place physically, from 16 to 28 March 2021.
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Québec City Film Festival (QCFF)

What’s the QCFF? It’s an epic 10-day cinematic experience. It’s chills, tears, laughter. It’s a film festival that does not fit into clichés simply by combining the words "accessibility" and "originality" together.
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Film POP

For POP’s 2020 hybrid edition, Film POP is back with an incredible lineup of films taking place at Mile End favourite, Cinéma Moderne. With safety at heart, these intimate showings are sure to shock, educate, and inspire.
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TË is a subscription-based broadcast platform entirely dedicated to independent documentary films, available online across Canada. Each week, five new films are hand-picked by our passionate team of curators. At the heart of the project: our desire to bring the best of documentary to you!
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Cinéma sous les étoiles

Le Cinéma sous les étoiles de Funambules Médias is the biggest outdoor cinema event in Quebec. It aims to promote current social and political documentary cinema, as well as the development of critical thinking through discussions with the public around the works presented.
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Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma

The Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma is the only festival dedicated exclusively to Quebec’s films. For 38 years, it has presented the widest possible range of cinematic genres and approaches, with works by new and established filmmakers.
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Festival TransAmeriques

An international event celebrating new works in contemporary dance and theatre, the Festival TransAmériques (FTA) combines disciplines and artistic trends under cohesive programming. The Festival presents exciting forms of the art of our era, featuring works by choreographers, writers and directors. The only criterion is to present strong work, regardless of theme or place of origin.
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Montreal International Black Film Festival

MIBFF is currently the largest Canadian film festival entirely dedicated to black realities from all four corners of the globe. The MIBFF goal is to promote the development of the independent film industry and showcase more films depicting black realities around the world. A new, fresh look at black cinema from all four corners of the globe.
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Festival international du cinéma francophone en Acadie

Founded in 1987, FICFA is held in Moncton and Dieppe, New Brunswick. FICFA offers a program selected from the international Francophonie, with over 100 works, including films of all genres as well as installations, performances and various projects as part of its Media arts component (VAM).
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Carrousel international du film de Rimouski

A pioneer of youth film festivals in North America, the Carrousel international du film de Rimouski has succeeded in carving out its place in the national and international scene. It distinguishes itself from other children’s film festivals by offering films that also target adolescents and that spotlight young characters.
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REGARD actively contributes to the development of the short film as a singular cinematographic form on a national and international scale. The official competition gives access to the OSCAR®'s and distributes more than $ 100,000 in prizes and services.

In 2021, the Festival will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a special edition from June 9 to 13 during where the best of short films will be seen in theatres, outdoors and online!
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Sunny side of the doc

Held in La Rochelle, Sunny Side of the Doc is one of the world’s benchmark events for the co-production funding, the buying and selling of non-fiction projects, completed programmes and new narratives experiences. There remain terrific opportunities in terms of gathering market intelligence and networking with 2,100 international producers, buyers and distributors from 60 countries.


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