Promoting Documentary Cinema in Israel

Docaviv – NPO for Promotion of Documentary Films is the organizer of the Docaviv International Documentary Film Festival, the Docaviv Galilee & Docaviv Negev Film Festivals, and other special events across Israel.
Docaviv Film Festival 17-26.5.18


The Tel Aviv International Documentary Film Festival

Upcoming festival: 17-26.5.18

Docaviv Galilee in Ma’alot-Tarshiha

Previous Festival: 7-11.11.17

Docaviv Negev in Yeruham

Previous festival: 13-15.12.17

News & Updates

Submissions Deadline

Our deadline for all submissions is the 11th of Januay, 2018
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The 4th Annual Docaviv Negev Documentary Film Festival in Yeruham is Here!

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Call for Entries to Docaviv 2018

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Submissions for the 20th Docaviv IFF will open on Novermber

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Docaviv 2017 Winners Announced

"Wall" won the Israeli Competition; "Plastic China" won the International Competition
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The 3rd Annual Docaviv Negev Documentary Film Festival in Yeruham Is Here!

The rich program includes: 25 movie screenings • Filmmaker sessions • Music shows, plays, and dance performances • Family activities
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Call for Entries to Docaviv 2017

The 19th edition of Docaviv - the Tel Aviv International Documentary Film Festival, will take place in Tel Aviv from 11-20 May 2017
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The 8th Docaviv Galilee Documentary Film Festival is on its Way! 8 – 12 November 2016

Over thirty documentary films from Israel and around the world; several Israeli premieres; live performances by Ziv Yehezkel, Bint el Funk and the Alaev Family. Encounters with directors and filmmakers; a new local art exhibition, works in progress, workshops and seminars, an outdoor screening in Tarshiha, guided tours of the region, and more
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Karin Rywkind Segal is the New Artistic Director of Docaviv Film Festival

Karin Rywkind Segal was chosen by the selection committee to replace Sinai Abt, who joined the new Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation as head of Documentary
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Friends of Docaviv

Docaviv wishes to thank the Friends of the Festival for their support

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Tel: +972-3-6241797

Our office: Tel Aviv Cinematheque, Ha’arbaa 5. 2nd fl

Our mailing address: Docaviv Festival P.O.Box 20714, Tel-Aviv 61206