The Montreal International Documentary Festival unveiled the programming for the 17th edition of the festival Wednesday, October 22, 2014. The festival runs from November 15 to 19th.
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Montreal documentary film festival announces line-up for 17th edition

The line-up and events at the 17th edition of the the Montreal International Documentary Festival (Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal – RIDM) were announced Wednesday (October 22) in Montreal.

This year the festival, which presents documentaries from Canada and around the world for general and professional audiences, will feature 141 films from 44 countries and present 21 world premieres.

In a press release organizers pointed out “A strong field of Canadian films includes new works by several well-­‐known directors: Claude Demers (D’où je viens), Bruno Baillargeon (L’oeuvre des jours), Jean-François Caissy (La marche à suivre), Paul Cowan (Les 18)fugitives, co-­‐directed by Palestinian filmmaker Amer Shomali), Marie-­‐Hélène Cousineau (Sol, co­‐directed by Inuit director Susan Avingaq), Diane Poitras (Nuits) and Alanis Obomsawin (Trick or Treaty?).”

More information:
Festival press release (pdf) – here
Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal (RIDM) website –

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