Big Sky Documentary Film Festival 2021 winners

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The 2021 edition of Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, started on February 19th and ended on 28th has ended. This was the 18th edition of BSFI, which is Academy Award Qualifying with the prizes Best Mini-Doc, Best Documentary Short. Winners have been announced and we, as usual, are only listing […]

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival 2021: February 19-28

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The 2021 edition of Big Sky Documentary Film Festival will start on February 19th and end on 28th. This is the 18th edition of BSFI, which is Academy Award Qualifying with the prizes Best Mini-Doc, Best Documentary Short. Short Competition Artic Summer by Daniel Fradin, Kyle Rosenbluth (USA, Canada) Driven […]

Amarcort Film Festival 2021: dates, competition notice and new categories

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The 2021 edition of Amarcort Film Festival will be held from November 23rd to 28th. Due to the health emergency, it is still unsure if it will be online or in person. Today, January 28th, has been opened the competition notice for the 2021 edition of the festival: it will […]

BLACKFEET BOXING: NOT INVISIBLE

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As the epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous women epidemic affects tribal communities, a group of Blackfeet women tackle the threat head-on by practicing and training in self-defense. BLACKFEET BOXING: NOT INVISIBLE is an important short documentary on on a story that needed to be told. A documentary that not only […]

THE TOUGH

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The Tough carries a lot of meanings: defiant, vicious, resistant, relentless, strong, resilient, cold, hard. The film’s protagonist had a good reason to choose this name for his discovery […]. An amazing short documentary, starring Jarosław Surmacz, one of the explorers who discovered The Tough Cave, Harda, in Poland on […]

THROAT SINGING IN KANGIRSUK

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Eva and Manon practice the art of throat singing in the small village of Kangirsuk, in their native Arctic land. Interspliced with footage of the four seasons of Kangirsuk by Johnny Nassak. A short documentary which depicts the directors themselves throat singing over beautiful landscape scenes, changing according to the […]

LORENA, LIGHT-FOOTED WOMAN

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A young woman of the Tarahumara, well-known for their extraordinary long distance running abilities, wins ultramarathons seemingly out of nowhere despite running in sandals. A very inspirational documentary short, with a great cinematography and an unforgettable main character. Lorena is a woman that runs, runs for miles, eating the road […]

PERIOD. END OF SENTENCE.

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Indian women fight the stigma surrounding menstruation and begin manufacturing sanitary pads. Academy Award for Documentary Short Subject in 2019, Period. End of Sentence. breaks the menstruation taboo and tells the tale of a group of women that went from isolation and shame during their period to the creation of […]

LEARNING TO SKATEBOARD IN A WARZONE (If You’re a Girl)

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Learning To Skateboard In A Warzone (If You’re A Girl) is the story of young Afghan girls learning to read, write-and skateboard-in Kabul. A documentary short film on braveness and courage, which depicts how it’s like to be a girl in Afghanistan. It shows the work of the non-profit organization […]