YIDFF 2019 Information

YIDFF 2019 Schedule

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

October 10 (Thu) –17 (Thu), 2019

Final Deadline for New Asian Currents Approaches!

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

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, 2019 [It has been closed]
New Asian Currents: May 15, 2019


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