Documentary film contest open [Worldwide]

Posted on Feb 19, 2021 in Miscellaneous

Filmmakers from around the world are invited to submit their work to an international film competition.

The International Documentary Film Festival Flahertiana is accepting entries for its 2021 contest. The festival, named in honor of American filmmaker Robert J. Flaherty, will take place Sept. 17 to 23 in Perm, Russia.

Entries must reflect the documentary style of Robert Flaherty and his film "Nanook of the North." Submissions in languages other than English should include English subtitles. All submissions must have been released after Jan. 1, 2020.

The winner of the best documentary prize will receive RUB250,000 (US$3,395). Winners of the best new subject award and best artistic solution award will each receive RUB75,000 (US$1,018), and the winner in the category for students will receive RUB50,000 (US$679)

Due to the restrictions of COVID-19, the festival might be held online.

The deadline to submit films is May 10.