DocFest Films

2021 Festival Film selection – celebrated filmmakers from across the globe and here at home.

2021 FilmS

The 2021 Festival included a selection of 50 documentaries by celebrated filmmakers from across the globe and here at home.

Films were available to stream online from March 5-14, 2021

Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice

Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice

Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice A celebration of Linda Ronstadt ’s remarkable musical ...
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Meeting the Beatles in India

Meeting the Beatles in India

Meeting the Beatles in India In the Spring of 1968, Paul Saltzman travelled to India ...
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A Long Way To Kansas

A Long Way To Kansas

A Long Way To Kansas MASON. Collective is a group of artists who live and ...
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After So Many Days

After So Many Days

After So Many Days A raw personal account of Jim and Sam, a singer-songwriter duo, ...
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Aggie

Aggie

Aggie Explores the nexus of art, race, and justice through the story of art collector ...
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Assassins

Assassins

Assassins In February 2017, Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, was ...
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Bastards’ Road

Bastards’ Road

Bastards' Road War veteran Jon Hancock wrestles with his demons while walking 5,800 miles across ...
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Billie Holiday in Concert

Billie

Billie This film is the story of both the great jazz singer Billie Holiday and ...
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Photo from film, smelling bread loaves

Bread: An Everyday Miracle

Bread: An Everyday Miracle A look at two sides of the bread industry and the ...
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Call Me Human (e m'appelle humain)

Call Me Human (e m’appelle humain)

Call Me Human (e m'appelle humain) “Sauvage,” says Joséphine Bacon, “means to be wholly free.” ...
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Chaakapesh

Chaakapesh

Chaakapesh An orchestra and its famous maestro Kent Nagano tour the northern tundra of Quebec ...
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Collective

Collective

Collective A tragic fire in a Bucharest nightclub in 2015 leaves 27 dead and 180 ...
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Company Town

Company Town

Company Town When General Motors announces it's closing operations after 100 years of building automobiles ...
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Cunningham

Cunningham

Cunningham This account of Merce Cunningham, the 20th century American avant-garde dancer and choreographer, is ...
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Embracing the Stars (Abrazar las Estrellas)

Embracing the Stars (Abrazar las Estrellas)

Embracing the Stars (Abrazar las Estrellas) Javier García Pajares is known for being the first ...
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Far From Bashar: The New Life Of The Al-Mahamids

Far From Bashar: The New Life Of The Al-Mahamids

Far From Bashar: The New Life Of The Al-Mahamids In this portrait of a Syrian ...
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Garage People

Garage People

Garage People In post-Soviet Russia there is a phenomenon beyond ice fishing, matryoshkas and vodka: ...
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Harvesting Dreams

Harvesting Dreams

Harvesting Dreams Established in 2014, The Dahlia May Flower Farm now has over 16,000 Facebook ...
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How To Be At Home

How To Be At Home

How To Be At Home Lean into loneliness — and know you’re not alone in ...
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I Am Greta

I Am Greta

I Am Greta The story of teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is told through compelling, ...
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Accepting Film Submissions for the 2022 Festival
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