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PETER EMANUEL GOLDMAN: AVANT-GARDE, UNDERGROUND AND POETRY AT PLAY-DOC 2018

Apr 5th 2018

We are so glad to announce the main retrospective of Play-Doc International Documentary Film Festival 2018 is dedicated to Peter Emanuel Goldman. The director from New York made Echoes of Silence (1964) “the most poignant film ever made about the profound despair of the young”, according the critic Henri Chapier. Goldman was a celebrated filmmaker

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RUBBLEBUCKET PERFORMING LIVE AT PLAY-DOC 2018

Mar 22nd 2018

So glad to announce that Rubblebucket is performing live at Play-Doc 2018. The festival that takes place from April 26 to May 1 holds an exclusive concert in Spain supported by SON Estrella Galicia on April 28, Saturday, 00:30, at Metropol (Tui). Brooklyn’s Rubblebucket was formed in 2007 by Alex Toth (trumpet) and Kalmia Traver

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PLAY-DOC 2018: FIVE STOPS ON JOURNEY THROUGH TODAY´S DOCUMENTARY FILM-MAKING

Mar 15th 2018

We are so excited to announce the 5 films in competition Play-Doc 2018 (all of them, spanish premiere):
“The Waldheim Waltz” (2018). Best documentary film Berlinale – Berlin International Film Festival 2018 The film shows the tangled web that former UN Secretary General Kurt Waldheim became ensnared in by concealing two years of his wartime

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PLAY-DOC WINS THE 2017 CULTURGAL AUDIENCE AWARD

Jan 15th 2018

The Tui International Film Festival receives the Audience Award at the Galician Cultural Industries Fair 2017.
The organization has highlighted the innovative capacity of this event with international projection. An annual festival  that shows the different faces of non-fiction cinema worldwide with a risky and surprising programming capable of gathering thousands of spectators in a

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SUBMISSIONS CLOSED

Sep 27th 2017

PLAY-DOC FESTIVAL CLOSES THE CALL TO PARTICIPATE IN ITS XIV EDITION.
The festival has received more than 800 films from 53 countries to participate in its next edition, to be held from April 26 to May 1.
Once the selection process is finished, the films that will be part of the program will be announced.

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JOAN AS POLICE WOMAN TO HEADLINE PLAY-DOC CONCERTS

Feb 2nd 2017

 
The North American singer and songwriter will present in Tui the songs of her new album, Let It Be You, along with the multi-instrument Benjamin Lazar Davis. The line-up is completed with the performances of Star Rover (Brooklyn) and The Dirty Coal Train (Lisbon).
Once again Play-Doc has worked on a special collaboration with

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Submission deadline is over

Jan 15th 2017

The deadline to entry your film for the 13th edition of Play-Doc is over. The festival organization will get in touch only with those whose works have been selected. The program will be announced on our website and social networks, few weeks before the festival starts.
Thanks to all of you for your participation!
 

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CALL FOR ENTRIES OPEN NOW

Nov 17th 2016

ENTRY DEADLINE JANUARY 15TH, 2017
 
Play-Doc is an international documentary festival that aims to create access, exchange and dialogue around this vital cinema. Each year Play-Doc screens a curated selection of essential non-fiction films, presenting the latest trends from around the world to a large, enthusiastic and diverse audience.
 
Play-Doc 13th edition, will

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Carte Blanche for Play-Doc at Porto/Post/Doc

Nov 16th 2016

We are thrilled to collaborate with the outstanding Portuguese festival Porto Post Doc, with a carte blanche in his awesome program.
Since Ethnography and Sensorial Cinema are two of its core themes in this upcoming edition we have propose them to show the mind-blowing and yet very unknown work of Cuban Filmmaker Nicolás Guillén Landrián (Camagüey

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