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44th edition – Programme preview

Year after year, Cinéma du réel presents the public with the best and most innovative documentary productions worldwide, and brings together the professionals making them across the globe. Thanks to an out-of-competition selection of rare, heritage, and contemporary films, Cinéma du réel helps to understand formal developments and experiments in connection with the history of cinema.

Cinéma du réel 2022 : Opening film announcement

EN NOUS, Régis Sauder’s latest film, will open the 44th edition of Cinéma du réel The film marks the reunion, ten years later, with the young protagonists of Nous, Princesses de Clèves. “Cinéma du Réel festival will open less than a fortnight before the first round of the presidential elections. A strange and frightening context if we …

[AHLAN WA SAHLAN is selected at FIDBA]

AHLAN WA SAHLAN by Lucas Vernier, French selection at the 2020 edition of Cinéma du réel is selected in the category Panorama of Contemporary Documentary Cinema at FIDBA. You can watch it for free from the 3rd of january till the 10th by clicking here.

[RIDM – Montreal International Documentary Festival]

RIDM, Montréal International Documentary Festival, Québec, Canada, November 10th – 21st 2021, programmes three films presented in International selection during Cinéma du réel’s 2021 edition: A River Runs, Turns, Erases, Replaces, Shengze Zhu, United States. Delphine’s Prayers, Rosine Mbakam, Belgium, Cameroon, Youth Award. Taming the Garden, Salome Jashi, Switzerland, Germany, Georgia, Special Mention to the …

[Zinebi Film Festival]

Zinebi Film Festival, Bilbao, Spain, November 12th – 19th 2021, programmes four films présented during Cinéma du réel 2021: Taming the Garden, Salome Jashi, Switzerland, Germany, Georgia, International selection and Special mention to the Youth Award. Nous, Alice Diop, France, Special screening, Opening film. Rock Bottom Riser, Fern Silva, United States, International selection and Original …

[Noisy le Sec French-Arab Festival]

Noisy-le-Sec French-Arab Festival, France, November 12th – 23rd 2021, programmes two films presented during the last two editions of Cinéma du réel: Ziyara, Simone Bitton, France, Special screening Cinéma du réel 2021. La Terre de Gevar, Qutaiba Barhamji, France, Qatar, French selection Cinéma du réel 2020. More info: Photo: La Terre de Gevar

[Muestra Internacional Documental de Bogotá]

The Muestra internacional documental de Bogotá, Colombia, October 25th – November 1st 2021, programmes two films presented during the last two editions of Cinéma du réel: Maria K, Juan Francisco González , France, Public Award – First Window Cinéma du réel 2020. The Filmmaker’s House, Marc Isaacs, United Kingdom, International selection Cinéma du réel 2021. …

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