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April is a good film festival month with various film festivals happening all around the world. As before, the focus is on European Film Festivals screening documentaries – some of them also screen other genres of films. So here goes;
London Independent Film Festival, 17.-27. April, London, UK.
Al Jazeera International Documentary Film Festival 19.-22. April, held at Sheraton, Doha.
Visions du Réel International Film Festival 20.- 27. April, Nyon, Switzerland.
DOKFILM, Den Norske Dokumentar Film Festivalen 25.-29. April, Volda, Norway.
Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival 26. April – 6. May, Toronto, Canada. Hot Docs is one of leading documentary film festivals in North America.
Docs & Film Festivals will be looking more closely at some of these film festival´s programs once they approach. Following is a Festival Insider´s interview with Lauren Greenfield, the director of The Queen of Versailles, a documentary screening at Sundance London. The interview is from Sundance Channel. The still with this post is a PR still from Tribeca Film Festival´s website.