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21-26
January
2020
Biarritz

Selection

FIPADOC showcases a selection of more than 100 documentary films. The selections include all screen and writing formats, both in and out of competition : short, mid- or feature-length individual films and series.

FIPADOC

Competition

International Documentary
Films never broadcast/screened in France or, otherwise, films entered for competition at other festivals or broadcast/screened exclusively on platforms.

French Documentary
Films never screened/broadcast in France or, otherwise, entered for competition at festivals or broadcast/screened on platforms and/or local French networks broadcasting.

Musical Documentary
French or international films never broadcast/screened in France or, otherwise, broadcast/screened on platforms and/or local French networks broadcasting.

Impact
Films created to help further social justice, promote Human Rights, and protect the Environment.

Smart
French or international digital experiences created in 2018 and 2019.

Short Films
French or international films with a duration of less than 20 minutes.

New Talent
Films with a duration of less than 60 minutes eligible for the Erasmus + Award and the Tënk Award.

Selection

Panorama Of French Speaking Creation
French-speaking films broadcast/screened on television or in cinemas in 2019, eligible for the Audience Award.

Family Films
Films aimed at young audiences (ages 8 and above) under parental guidance.

European Stories
Films that offer a timely perspective on the birth of Europe or the lives of its citizens.

Sweden Focus
Swedish productions or co-productions made in 2018 and 2019.

Focus Carmen Castillo
Carte Blanche for Carmen Castillo, Chilean director.

Les remarqués
Small selection of documentaries that have caught the attention of our selection committee, available in the library.

Special Screenings
Films shown at evening events which have never been broadcast/screened in France.