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FILM SUBMISSIONS FOR THE 2019 FESTIVAL ARE NOW OPEN!!

Nov 6th 2018

Submissions are now open to creative documentaries of all lengths and subject matters, completed after January 2018. Those films that will have its Spanish premiere at the festival will be given preference.
The 15th edition of Play-Doc International Documentary Film festival will be held from April 3rd to April 7th, 2019.
Play-Doc is an independent

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PLAY-DOC PRODUCES NEW VIDEO CLIP FOR RICARDO DIAS GOMES

Nov 14th 2018

Play-Doc has produced the newest video clip for the song 1 2 3 nenéns included in Aa, the second album by Ricardo Dias Gomes who continues his successful solo career after ten years recording and touring the world with Caetano Veloso.
The video is entirely made with images coming from the super 8 home movies filmed by the neighbors of

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THE 14th EDITION OF PLAY-DOC: AN ABSOLUTE SUCCESS!!

Nov 5th 2018

 
The 14th Edition of Play-Doc Tui International Film Festival was an absolute success!!
It was a real pleasure to discover wonderful films, meet great filmmakers, critics, programmers, journalists, musicians … a huge audience of thousands of enthusiastic spectators who created the best possible atmosphere.

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TRIBUTE TO OZUALDO CANDEIAS AND AWARDS CEREMONY ON SUNDAY 29

Apr 28th 2018

Ozualdo Candeias is one of the most creative film-makers Brazil has ever produced. An early example of an auteur and a pioneer of Cinema Marginal – one of the most fertile movements in Brazilian cinema – Candeias was a lorry driver in the interior of the state of Sao Paulo and, in the early 1950s,

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SATURDAY AT PLAY-DOC: PETER EMANUEL GOLDMAN, A COMPLETE RETROSPECTIVE

Apr 27th 2018

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 of the underground cinema praised by

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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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