On Friday, May 2, 2014, the 10th edition of the International Documentary Film Festival DOCVILLE, the largest documentary film festival in Belgium, starts. During 9 days you can enjoy a fine selection of brand new documentary films, but also a lot of events, debates, Q&A's and conferences. Since many years, DOCVILLE organises a national and international competition.
For many years DOCVILLE organizes a national and international competition. Filmmakers can submit a documentary film by completing the entry form. Films can be submitted via dvd or online link.
On Saturday May 11, 2013, the 9th edition of the International Documentary Film Festival DOCVILLE festive concluded with the presentation of the DOCVILLE prices. 9 jurors topped three films. Among the winners a Danish production: Expedition to the End of the World by director Daniel Dencik won the CANVAS Jury Award for Best International Documentary. The award was received by Jeppe Mol, one of the expedition members from the film.
In the category "Science & Conscience" the first prize, donated by SABAM, went to A River Changes Course by US-Cambodian director Kalyanee Mom. The Jury Award for Best Belgian Documentary went to Behind the Redwood Curtain by Liesbeth De Ceulaer.
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We invite you to visit the festival and the beautiful city in which it takes place. Leuven is a small, but lively and vibrant city at the very center of Belgium, only 25 km away from Brussels and easily accessible via train, plane and car. On this page you can find some info about the city, a series of interesting links and downloads as well as all practical info about transport and hotel facilities.