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    Accepting Submissions Sept 10 - Dec 15 to be screened at DocFest 2020.

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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.

March 6-8, 2020

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

2019 Films

Bringing the best in documentary films to downtown Belleville.


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2019 Filmmakers Panel

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