YIDFF 2017 Information

YIDFF 2017 Schedule

The fifteenth Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival will be held on:

October 5 (Thu) –12 (Thu), 2017

YIDFF 2017 IC Entry: Deadline is Approaching!

The deadline for the International Competition is fast approaching!

Please complete your entry as soon as you can and send your work to us. The final date for application is April 15 (postmarked). We await your entries!

Entry Deadlines (postmarked)
International Competition: April 15, 2017
New Asian Currents: May 15, 2017


  • International Competition: 15 outstanding films selected from entries from around the world.
  • New Asian Currents: Introducing up-and-coming Asian documentary filmmakers.
  • Special Programs