2010-11-02 | Call for entries has begun

Two months have raced by since we began accepting entries on September 1st. We’ve received over two hundred works from Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Oceania, and North, Central, and South America, covering all the major continents. Documentaries are said to be a “mirror on the world.” What kinds of worlds will they reflect this time?

Click the link below for information on how to submit your entry for the 12th Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival in 2011. Also, please remember that the first deadline for the International Competition is December 15th (entries postmarked with this date will also be accepted).

YIDFF 2011: Entry [It has been closed]

International Competition
  • The first deadline: December 15, 2010 (for works completed by October 31, 2010)
  • The second deadline: April 10, 2011 (for works completed after November 1, 2010)

New Asian Currents
  • Deadline: May 31, 2011


2010-11-02 | New project entitled “Nostalgic Yamagata”

From October, the Yamagata Office has been working on a new project entitled “Nostalgic Yamagata.” We hunt down old footage, then screen it and examine it. Please get in touch with us if you have any old films lying around your house.