The 2021 edition of Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival will be held online for the first time (here you can find the link to the news on their website) due to the Covid-19 emergency. This year will be the 17th edition of YIDFF, usually held in the city of Yamagata, Japan, and born in 1989.

Visit their website for each documentary in competition, we are only listing the short films in program.

New Asian Currents

  • Entropy by Chang Yu-sung (Poland)
  • It’s just another dragon by Taymour Boulos (Lebanon, Hungary)
  • Broken by Nan Khin San Win (Myanmar)
  • Three Songs for Benazir by Gulistan Mirzaei, Elizabeth Mirzaei (Afghanistan)

Yamagata and Film

  • The Buddha Mummies of North Japan by Watanabe Satoshi (Japan, Canada)