YIDFF 2017 Information

YIDFF 2017 Schedule

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

October 5 (Thu) –12 (Thu), 2017


  • International Competition [New]
    15 outstanding films selected from entries from around the world.
  • New Asian Currents
    Introducing up-and-coming Asian documentary filmmakers.
  • Perspectives Japan
    A selection of new Japanese documentaries.
  • Yamagata Rough Cut!
  • Cinema with Us 2017
  • Yamagata and Film
  • Jurors’ Films
  • Special Invitation Films
  • Other Special Programs



All film entries for YIDFF 2017 are now closed. Thank you to all who sent in submissions!

The lineup for New Asian Currents will be announced in late July.