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Doc Aviv 1/5/17
Docaviv, the Tel Aviv International Documentary Film Festival, is the largest film festival in the city of Tel Aviv, and the only festival in Israel dedicated in its entirety to documentary films. It is considered one of the leading documentary festivals worldwide. Each year, the festival screens over 100 new documentary movies from Israel and from around the world, and its program includes four competitive frameworks.
Cortisonici Short Film Festival 1/8/17
The Festival will be held in march / april 2017 in Varese (Italy). Films that have been screened at other Film Festival, except for previous Cortisonici editions, are eligible for submission and must fulfill the following requirements: All films must have been completed after January 1st, 2016, All films should not exceed 15 minutes in length, including credits, All films must be sent in DVD or submitted through Festhome / ClickForFestivals / MoviBeta / file storage or other sharing services like Dropbox or WeTransfer.