Montreal International Documentary Festival

My calendar

Search films, news, screening numbers and events by keywords

All categories
5 June 2023Beyond the fest

3 short films on old age, identity and grief

The RIDM are back on La Fabrique culturelle with three short films from the 25th edition that take an artistic and sensitive look at old age, identity and grief. Yvon / ...

Read more
1 June 2023Beyond the fest

Faire-part is available on Tënk

Faire-part by Rob Jacobs, Anne Reijniers, Nizar Saleh and Paul Shemisi is available on Tënk until July 11, 2023. As part of the 2019 RIDM, the film won the Best Inte...

Read more
29 May 2023 Forum RIDM

Canadian project awarded at Cannes!

Forum RIDM is proud to announce that The Soldier's Lagoon, directed and produced by Canadian Pablo Alvarez-Mesa, won the Docs in Orbit Invitation Award This documentary project was presented on May 19...

Read more
18 April 2023 Forum RIDM

Forum RIDM flies to Cannes once again for the Docs-In-Progress 2023!

Montreal, Tuesday, April 18, 2023 - Forum RIDM is proud to announce the presentation of Docs-In-Progress - Canadian Showcase for the fifth consecutive year at the Cannes Film Festival's Marché ...

Read more
8 March 2023 Forum RIDM

Call for projects | Docs-In-Progress | Cannes 2023

The Forum RIDM launches today the call for projects for the Docs-In-Progress,  presented in partnership with Telefilm Canada. The Docs-in-Progress - Canadian Showcase at the Marché du...

Read more
1 March 2023

The 2023 Call for entries is open until June 15

The submissions for the 26th edition of the RIDM, which will take place from November 15 to 26, 2023, are now open! Every November, RIDM screens nearly 150 domestic and foreign productions and h...

Read more
15 December 2022Festival

RIDM’s 25th edition: Celebrating a quarter-century of encounters

The Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM)’s 25th edition ended on November 27. After two pandemic years, this anniversary edition allowed audiences to enjoy the festival entirely on...

Read more
27 November 2022Festival

Award winners of the 25th RIDM

GRAND PRIZE FOR BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE presented by TV5 One Take Grace by Lindiwe Matshikiza “This exceptional film draws the portrait of a woman that does not exist in ci...

Read more
22 November 2022Festival

Some must-see films for this 2nd week of the festival!

The 25th edition of the Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) continues until November 27. The second week of the festival offers new films to discover, many of which in the pre...

Read more
21 November 2022Festival

The Soirée de la relève Radio-Canada award goes to Milikᵘ tshishutshelimunuau

Every year, the Soirée de la relève Radio-Canada is a chance to discover short documentaries from emerging filmmakers. This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for audiences to...

Read more
16 November 2022Festival

The ultimate documentary event kicks off tomorrow!

The 25th edition of the Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) begins on Thursday, November 17! The festival runs until November 27 with several homegrown and international guests in atten...

Read more
7 November 2022Festival

Unframing Documentary: Viewpoints on Diverse Narrative Practices

The 25th edition of the Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) kicks off in 10 days! The festival is pleased to share details about a special programming section that explores documentary ...

Read more


Discover the best in documentary, take part in our year-round activities, and make the most of your festival!

Newsletter subscription

Discover the best in documentary, take part in our year-round activities, and make the most of your festival!