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

Ice Breakers

Ice Breakers

Ice Breakers Josh Crooks is a promising teen hockey star in a sport where Black ...
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Ironmasters of Upper Canada

Ironmasters of Upper Canada

Ironmasters of Upper Canada In 1821 Ironmaster Charles Hays creates the first company town in ...
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John Lewis: Good Trouble

John Lewis: Good Trouble

John Lewis: Good Trouble The film explores the renowned Georgia representative's, 60-plus years of social ...
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John Ware Reclaimed

John Ware Reclaimed

John Ware Reclaimed John Ware was a Black cowboy who settled in Alberta in the ...
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Keyboard Fantasies: The Beverly-Glenn Copeland Story

Keyboard Fantasies: The Beverly-Glenn Copeland Story

Keyboard Fantasies: The Beverly-Glenn Copeland Story In 1986 the Canadian musician Beverly Glenn-Copeland released on ...
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Kusasa

Kusasa

Kusasa This film follows a young soccer team as they travel from Cape Town, South ...
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Still from Film, Leftover Women

Leftover Women

Leftover Women Single women in China come under strong pressure to marry young or face ...
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Love In Quarantine

Love In Quarantine

Love In Quarantine When COVID protocols impose restrictions on human interaction, Millefiore Clarkes seizes the ...
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Mountain Wool

Mountain Wool

Mountain Wool Every Spring, men and their teams of dogs head into the New Zealand ...
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No Visible Trauma

No Visible Trauma

No Visible Trauma In the midst of a global uprising against police brutality and systemic ...
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On the Front Line (In Prima Linea)

On the Front Line (In Prima Linea)

On the Front Line (In Prima Linea) The front line told through the lens of ...
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Overland

Overland

Overland In a breathtaking journey across four continents, three extraordinary people practice the ancient art ...
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Rematriate: Passing the Seeds

Rematriate: Passing the Seeds

Rematriate: Passing the Seeds This short film follows the creation of the "Passing the Seeds" ...
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Ronnie's

Ronnie’s

Ronnie’s The story of Ronnie Scott and the world famous jazz club he opened in ...
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Sisterhood (Ainsi soient-elles)

Sisterhood (Ainsi soient-elles)

Sisterhood (Ainsi soient-elles) The Soeurs Auxiliatrices du Québec (Helper Nuns of Quebec), are a small ...
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The Arctics

The Arctics

The Arctics The Arctics explores the history and impacts of the Arctic Winter Games, an ...
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The Australian Dream

The Australian Dream

The Australian Dream The Australian Dream uses the remarkable and inspirational story of AFL legend ...
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The Book Sellers

The Book Sellers

The Book Sellers Antiquarian booksellers are part scholar, part detective and part businessperson, and their ...
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The Brother (Le Frère)

The Brother (Le Frère)

The Brother (Le Frère) Living with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, an illness that is causing him ...
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The Camp

The Camp

The Camp At the age of eleven, Dave Rogers' father passed away, with his last ...
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News & Updates

Accepting Film Submissions for the 2022 Festival
Belleville Downtown Docfest is pleased to announce that submissions are now open for the upcoming ... Read More
Employment Opportunity – Belleville Downtown DocFest International Film Festival
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