YIDFF 2017 Information

YIDFF 2017 Schedule

The fifteenth Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival will be held on:

October 5 (Thu) –12 (Thu), 2017

Final Deadline for New Asian Currents Approaches!

The final deadline for entering New Asian Currents program is approaching on May 15st!

Any ambitious film by filmmakers from or residing in Asia is welcome to enter to the program. Please hurry!

Entry Deadlines (postmarked)
International Competition: April 15, 2017 [It has been closed]
New Asian Currents: May 15, 2017


  • International Competition: 15 outstanding films selected from entries from around the world.
  • New Asian Currents: Introducing up-and-coming Asian documentary filmmakers.
  • Special Programs