Documenta Madrid claims its key role in the diffusion of documentary film in the dissemination of documentary film in its twentieth edition

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  • The festival, which vindicates the key role of documentary film in the history of art and thought, will once again reward innovation and good work among the selected works and projects.
  • The call for national and international competition films, and the Final Cut call for Spanish films in the final stages of production or co-production, will open on February 1st.

Documenta Madrid, the International Film Festival of the Madrid City Council, organized by the Department of Culture, Tourism and Sport, international meeting point between creators, professionals and the public, reaches its twentieth edition in 2023, from May 3 to 7. Throughout its twenty years of life, the festival has maintained its commitment to an open and plural way of understanding the documentary genre, accompanying and encouraging new models and authors, allying itself with the impulse of discovery that characterizes this film genre, and rewarding innovation and good work.
In its 20th edition, the festival will once again call its National and International competitive sections, aimed at films completed after January 1, 2022, and the Final Cut section, aimed at supporting national production and projects. Both calls for entries will open on February 1, the day on which the rules of participation and registration forms will be published.
Throughout 2023, the twentieth anniversary of Documenta Madrid will be present at Cineteca Madrid, which will join the festival this year with diverse proposals that will broaden the horizons of its programming.