The Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) will return for its 21st annual edition this November 8 to 18. With 157 films from 47 countries and an extensive program of discussions and free activities, the RIDM is more committed than ever to its mission of democratizing and promoting auteur documentary cinema.
The festival will present 25 world premieres, 17 North American premieres, 30 Canadian premieres and 51 Quebec premieres. With 71 films from Quebec and the rest of Canada, the RIDM stands out as an essential event for local artists. The festival is also reaffirming its goal of promoting works by women, with 81 women filmmakers (along with 77 men) in this year’s selection. 11 awards will be presented to the makers of the best films at RIDM 2018.
Explore this edition by films index A to Z and discover below some extracts from the works in competition and out of competition from Panorama section and the 2 retrospectives consecrated to Maria Augusta Ramos and Kazuhiro Soda.