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April Film Festivals

April is a good film festival month with various film festivals happening all around the world. As before, the focus is on European Film Festivals screening documentaries – some of them also screen other genres of films. So here goes;

Belfast Film Festival, 31.March-14. April, Belfast, Ireland. You can look at the PDF of the program here.

London Independent Film Festival, 17.-27. April, London, UK.

Al Jazeera International Documentary Film Festival 19.-22. April, held at Sheraton, Doha.

Tribeca Film Festival, 18.-29. April, New York, USA. You can look at the PDF of the program here.

Visions du Réel International Film Festival 20.- 27. April, Nyon, Switzerland.

DOKFILM, Den Norske Dokumentar Film Festivalen 25.-29. April, Volda, Norway.

Sundance London Film and Music Festival, 26.-29. April,  London, UK. Some of this year´s Sundance most interesting documentaries will be screened at the festival, including, Chasing Ice.

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival 26. April – 6. May, Toronto, Canada. Hot Docs is one of leading documentary film festivals in North America.

Docs & Film Festivals will be looking more closely at some of these film festival´s programs once they approach. Following is a Festival Insider´s interview with Lauren Greenfield, the director of The Queen of Versailles, a documentary screening at Sundance London. The interview is from Sundance Channel.  The still with this post is a PR still from Tribeca Film Festival´s website.

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