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Founded in 2001, INSTITUTE OF DOCUMENTARY FILM (IDF) is a non-profit training and networking centre based in Prague, Czech Republic, focused on the support of Central and East European creative documentary film and its wider promotion.

We work closely with Central and East European film directors and producers and provide in-depth development support for their projects as well as international promotion.

We also work with key international festivals, broadcasters, distributors, sales agents, markets, film institutions, film schools, MEDIA Desks, training programmes, national film centres and various film portals, and serve as the GATEWAY TO EAST EUROPEAN DOCUMENTARY FILM – an indispensable source of documentary projects and films from Central and Eastern Europe.

Astra Film Festival: Deadline April 30

Astra Film Festival - Romanian International Documentary Film Festival takes place October 15 - 21, 2012 in Sibiu to present several sections with the latest in international, East European and Romanian documentary filmmaking. Submissions are accepted until the end of April.


Astra Film Festival – Romanian International Documentary Film Festival
October 15 - 21, 2012
Sibiu, Romania

You can submit your film until April 30 - online registration here.

Astra Film Festival – Sibiu International Festival for Documentary Film – is a major event in the European community of documentary film. The Festival is a meeting point for documentary filmmakers from all over the world, promotes the production of quality non-fiction film in Romania and in the region. AFF is dedicated to showing realities of our world as perceived and interpreted by committed creative documentary filmmakers, and to facilitating open debates with the audience, as well as among professionals. The festival has four competition sections: International for documentaries made outside Europe; European for docs about Europe; Romanian for docs about Romania, and Student Docs.

AFF accepts documentary films without restriction to theme and length. Films must have cinematographic qualities, artistic commitment and a strong presence of the filmmaker's point of view both in form and content. Creative documentaries and auteur films are especially welcome. Documentary films eligible for AFF competition sections: completed after January 1, 2011, with English subtitles or dubbing.

Contact: Astra Film Festival, T: +40 269 202 430, aff(at)