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24 February 2017RIDM+

RIDM+ Mars presents The Sociologist and the Bear C...

For its March RIDM+ film, the Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) is pleased to present a Montreal sneak preview of the intelligent and entertaining animated documentary The Sociologist...

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30 January 2017RIDM+

RIDM+ February presents I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO

While the United States is experiencing one of the most troubled political periods in the country’s history, the RIDM is honoured to present a Montreal sneak preview of the Oscar-nominated essen...

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16 January 2017

Join the RIDM team!

(Job offer only available in French)   Seul festival au Québec entièrement dédié au documentaire, les Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal (...

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11 January 2017RIDM+

RIDM+, a monthly series of 5 screenings, is back!

From January through May 2017, the Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) presents RIDM+, a monthly series of 5 screenings of major auteur documentaries, both recent and classic. Kicking o...

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15 December 2016Festival,In the news

Watch DCM and RIDM Conferences You've Missed!

Missed these conferences last November? No problem, we've filmed them for you!    DCM - Where Truth Lies : Opening Breakfast Monday, November 14, 2016With: Karim Ben Khelifa + Penny La...

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6 December 2016Festival

Sold-Out Screenings and Packed Events at the 19th ...

Réalisation de Jonathan Brisebois Musique de PAUL JACOBS    The 19th annual Montreal International Documentary Festival ended on November 20, and many of its screenings and a...

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20 November 2016Festival

Award Winners of the 19th RIDM Edition

GRAND PRIZE FOR BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE “To a film that displays an astonishing range in its personal social depiction of working class China, all while adhering to rigorous formal constrain...

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19 November 2016

Sunday, Last Day of Screenings at the RIDM.

Image: The Dreamed Ones The RIDM awaits you in cinema theaters with hard-hitting documentaries from here and abroad. It's the last festival weekend, don't miss this (maybe unique) chance to watch th...

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18 November 2016


We're thrilled to announce the addition screening of Gulîstan, terre de roses by Zaynê Akyol.  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19 - 7PM CINÉMATHÈQUE QUÉB...

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1 January 1970

Tribute to Leonard Cohen

The RIDM will pay tribute to Leonard Cohen by proposing you the special screening of Ladies and gentlemen... Leonard Cohen. The event will take place on Friday November 18, 7pm at the Headquarters (34...

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17 November 2016Festival


After a process of reflection, after listening, discussing and consulting with many people, including Inuit and members of First Nations, the RIDM recognizes that it was wrong to present the film of t...

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17 November 2016

See RIDM’s Second Week Amazing Programming!

The RIDM’s 19th edition starts its second week with a wide selection of screenings with special guests in attendance. The Animating Reality retrospective will also be a highlight of the days to ...

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