Distant Africa?

An outstanding collection of films

20 years to the fall of apartheid, a farewell to Nelson Mandela, the Nigerian musician Fela Kuti, Frantz Fanon on colonialism, abductees from Eritrea in the Sinai and refugees in the Central Bus Station

A Special Guest A Tribute to Michel Gondry

Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? An Animated Conversation with Noam Chomsky

Docaviv all around Town

In addition to the port and Habima Square, this year we have expanded to the city’s southern neighborhoods:

Special Guest Simon Chinn

(Searching for Sugar Man, Man on Wire)
Master class after the screening of his film The Green Prince. Director: Nadav Schirman

Conference of the The Israeli Documentary Filmmakers ForumProfessional conference – Entrance free of charge

And the Winners Are...

Oscar winners and award recipients at major international festivals

20 Feet from Stardom | Winner of the Academy Award for Best Documentary
The Lady in Number 6 | Winner of the Academy Award for Best Documentary Short
Song from the Forest | Grand Jury Award at the International Documentary Film Festival of Amsterdam (IDFA)
The Circle | Audience’s Choice Award and Teddy Prize at the Berlin Film Festival
The Square | Audience’s Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival
The Green Prince | Audience’s Choice Award at the Sundance Film Festival
Nelson Mandela: The Myth & Me | Grand Jury Prize at the International Documentary Film Festival of Amsterdam (IDFA)
Manakamana | Golden Leopard at the Locarno Film Festival and more...