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Call For Entries: DocLands Documentary Film Festival

Presented by California Film Institute and Downtown San Rafael Arts District at Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center, San Rafael CA

Feb 14 2020
Call For Entries: DocLands Documentary Film Festival

Call for Entries for DocLands 2020 documentary film festival – now open!

DocLands accepts well-produced, compelling and thought-provoking short and feature length documentaries.

Presented by the California Film Institute, DocLands Documentary Film Festival brings compelling stories and the provocative insights behind them to Marin County, California, April 30 – May 3, 2020.

DocLands is a non-competitive, non-juried, inclusive festival that presents an overall Audience Choice award, dedicated to building connections and partnerships that will invigorate the business and art of nonfiction filmmaking.

Through public screenings, engaged conversations and grassroots networking events, DocLands aims to build an active, involved and fully supportive community around documentary film, with organizational goals that include gender equality and zero waste.

Call for Entries:  Opens November 1
Early Deadline:  February 3
Late Entry Deadline:  February 14
Notification Date:  April 1

DocLands entries will only be accepted via upload through the FilmFreeway submission platform.   No DVDs or external links will be considered.


Entry Fees:

Early Deadline: $20
Final Deadline: $25

Early Deadline: $30
Final Deadline: $40

Contact: 415.552.5580


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Additional time info:

Early Deadline:  February 3
Late Entry Deadline:  February 14

Full program announced in early April 2020


Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center

1118 Fourth Street, San Rafael, CA 94901

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