• Open for 2021 Submissions!

    We are now accepting submissions for the 2021 Festival. Submit your film before 15 Dec 2020!

    Submit a Film
  • Intro to Doc Producing

    Join our partners Doc Institute to participate in the 2021 online workshops.

    Find out more!

    Thank you to our wonderful 2020 Festival Volunteers.

    Join us in 2021!

    We’re thrilled to announce the 2020 Award Winners!

    2020 Winners

    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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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.

Submissions are Open!

Submit your documentary! Be a part of the 10th anniversary, 2021 Festival!
Submit your film online before December 15th, 2020.

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