• Thank you!

    Our attendees, sponsors, volunteers and community made 2020 a smashing success!


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  • OPENING GALA

    This don’t-miss event features leading filmmakers and award-winning films year after year.


    See it at the Gala!
  • Gala Concert!

    Our 2020 Opening Gala, featured LeBarons. Stay tuned for our 10th anniversary in 2021!


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  • Feature Events, and special guests!

    The 2020 Saturday Night at the Empire featured special guest, Kevin Hearn. Stay tuned for 2021!


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  • DOCFEST VOLUNTEERS

    Thank you to our wonderful 2020 Festival Volunteers.


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  • LOCAL SPOTLIGHT

    We’re thrilled to announce the 2020 Award Winners!


    2020 Winners

Belleville Downtown DocFest is a community oriented documentary 
film festival that seeks to promote awareness of cultural, economic and 
environmental consequences and to encourage civic participation 
resulting in positive change.

2020 Highlights!

Our 2020 Festival featured 50 documentaries in five downtown Belleville venues: The Empire Theatre, the CORE Centre, Belleville Public Library, Pinnacle Playhouse and Bridge Street United Church.

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Volunteer

Learn more about volunteering and all the perks that come with it!

2020 Filmmakers Panel

Get an inside look into the art, craft and process of documentary filmmaking.