Belo Horizonte’s Documentary and Ethnographic Film Festival


Years running: 28 (since 1997)

Belo Horizonte’s Documentary and Ethnographic Film Festival

International Documentary and Ethnographic Film Festival.


Belo Horizonte’s Documentary and Ethnographic Film Festival,, is held annually since 1997, and aims to disseminate and discuss classic and contemporary documentary films. The idea is to form an audience interested in this genre, and to map, inform and encourage recent film production through the Competitive Exhibitions, which are divided into two areas, National and International.


  • The works should have been finalized in 2022 or 2023.
  • Each applicant, director or producer can submit up to 2 films.
  • If the work is officially an international co-production with Brazil, the applicant shouldchoose in which Showcase to register.
  • Fill out entry form, send DVD with submitted film by mail or download file via Internet (Vimeo, Youtube). 
  • Screening format: DCP, Blu-Ray, Digital file or 35/16 mm.

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement



Belo Horizonte

Official Website


Address: – International Showcase
Avenida Brasil, 75/sala 06, St. Efigênia
CEP 30140-000 / Belo Horizonte - Minas Gerais - Brazil

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Deadline
    July 15, 2023
  • Event Dates
    23 November — 2 December 2023
Categories & Fees

Films and videos produced in any format,subject and length.

  • Deadline — free

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