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As time permits, we plan to eventually make available on the Internet all of the past catalogs published by the YIDFF. If you cannot wait that long or want a hard copy of any of our catalogs, you can order the following publications through the YIDFF Office.

All orders should be entered on the order form (available online). Please print out the order form and send by fax or post to the YIDFF Office.


YIDFF Official Catalog



YAMAGATA International Documentary Film Festival 2015
Main catalog for YIDFF 2015. Features essays and information on films screened at the festival as part of the International Competition, New Asian Currents, Special Invitation films, Perspectives Japan, Yamagata Rough Cut!, A Glittering Constellation, Latinoamérica, Double Shadows, Arab Program, Yamagata and Film, Cinema with Us 2015, Documentary Speaks, YIDFF Network Special Screening. In English and Japanese. 134 pp.
Japan: 1,200 yen  Overseas: 1,800 yen



YAMAGATA International Documentary Film Festival 2013
Main catalog for YIDFF 2013. Features essays and information on films screened at the festival as part of the International Competition, New Asian Currents, Special Invitation films, Perspectives Japan, Yamagata Rough Cut!, Memories of the Future: Chris Marker’s Travels and Trials, The Ethics Machine: Six Gazes of the Camera, Another Side of the “Arab Spring,” Yamagata and Film, Cinema with Us 2013, Yamagata Manabikan, YIDFF Network Special Screenings. In English and Japanese. 142 pp.
Japan: 1,200 yen  Overseas: 1,800 yen



YAMAGATA International Documentary Film Festival 2011
Main catalog for YIDFF 2011. Features essays and information on films screened at the festival as part of the International Competition, New Asian Currents, Special Invitation films, New Docs Japan, Islands / I Lands, NOW—Vista de Cuba, My Television, A Reunion of Taiwan and Japanese Filmmakers, Films about Yamagata, Cinema with Us, Yamagata Manabikan, YIDFF Network Special Screenings. In English and Japanese. 144 pp.
Japan: 1,200 yen  Overseas: 1,800 yen



YAMAGATA International Documentary Film Festival 2009
Main catalog for YIDFF 2009. Features essays and information on films screened at the festival as part of the International Competition, New Asian Currents, Special Invitation films, New Docs Japan, Islands / I Lands—Cinemas in Exile, Against Cinema—Guy Debord Retrospective, Tomorrow’s a Day Away, Films about Yamagata, YIDFF Network Special Screenings. In English and Japanese. 132 pp.
Japan: 1,200 yen  Overseas: 1,800 yen



YAMAGATA International Documentary Film Festival 2007
Main catalog for YIDFF 2007. Features essays and information on films screened at the festival as part of the International Competition, New Asian Currents, Special Invitation films, Facing the Past—German Documentaries, Dramatic Science! Yamagata Science Theater, Films about Yamagata, New Docs Japan, The Endurance and Future of 8mm Film, YIDFF Network Special Screenings. In English and Japanese. 128 pp.
Japan: 1,200 yen  Overseas: 1,800 yen



YAMAGATA International Documentary Film Festival 2005
Main catalog for YIDFF 2005. Features essays and information on films screened at the festival as part of the International Competition, New Asian Currents, Special Invitation films, Yunnan Visual Forum in Yamagata, Facing the Future and Walking Tall—the Endeavors of Taiwan’s “FullShot,” New Docs Japan, BORDERS WITHIN—What It Means to Live in Japan, all about me? Japanese and Swiss Personal Documentaries, YIDFF Network Special Screenings. In English and Japanese. 134 pp. (SOLD OUT)



YAMAGATA International Documentary Film Festival 2003
Main catalog for YIDFF 2003. Features essays and information on films screened at the festival as part of the Special Invitation films, International Competition, New Asian Currents, New Docs Japan, Learning, Teaching, Filmmaking, Yamagata Newsreel!, Okinawa—Nexus of Borders: Ryukyu Reflections, The 18th National Cultural Festival “YAMAGATA 2003” Documentary Festival. In English and Japanese. 140 pp. (SOLD OUT)



YAMAGATA International Documentary Film Festival 2001
Main catalog for YIDFF 2001. Features essays and information on films screened at the festival as part of the Special Invitation films, International Competition, New Asian Currents, Filmmakers Information Center, Japanese Panorama, High School Student Workshop Films, Robert Kramer Retrospective, Kamei Fumio Retrospective, and the YIDFF Network Special Screenings. In English and Japanese. 146 pp.
Japan: 1,000 yen  Overseas: 1,600 yen



YAMAGATA International Documentary Film Festival ’99
Main catalog for YIDFF ’99. Features essays and information on films screened at the festival as part of the Ogawa Productions Program, Yanagisawa Hisao Retrospective, International Competition, World Special Program, New Asian Currents, Video Activism in Japan and Korea, Full Shot (Taiwan) & Cinema Juku (Japan), Japanese Panorama, and A Joris Ivens Retrospective. In English and Japanese. 150 pp. (SOLD OUT)



YAMAGATA International Documentary Film Festival ’97
Main catalog for YIDFF ’97. Features essays and information on the over 178 films screened at the festival as part of the International Competition, New Asian Currents, The Pursuit of Japanese Documentary: the 1980s and Beyond, Imperial Japan at the Movies, Japanese Panorama and the Special Invitation films. In English and Japanese. 132 pp.
Japan: 1,000 yen  Overseas: 1,600 yen



YAMAGATA International Documentary Film Festival ’95
Main catalog for YIDFF ’95. Features essays and information on the over 170 films screened at the festival as part of the Main Competition, New Asian Currents, 7 Transfigurations in Electronic Shadows, the retrospective of 1970s Japanese documentary and the Special Invitation films. In English and Japanese. 117 pp. (SOLD OUT)



YAMAGATA International Documentary Film Festival ’93
Main catalog for YIDFF ’93. Features essays and information on the over 150 films screened at the festival as part of the Main Competition, the Asia Program, the Indigenous Peoples’ Film and Video Festival, and the retrospectives of 1960s Japanese documentary and the films of Ogawa Shinsuke. In English and Japanese. 110 pp. (SOLD OUT)



YAMAGATA International Documentary Film Festival ’91
Main catalog for YIDFF ’91. Features essays and information on the over 150 films screened at the festival as part of the Main Competition, the Asia Program, Media Wars Then & Now, and a retrospective of 1940s and 50s Japanese documentaries. In English and Japanese. 94 pp. (SOLD OUT)



YAMAGATA International Documentary Film Festival ’89
Main catalog for YIDFF ’89. Features essays and information on the over 100 films screened at the festival as part of the Main Competition, the Salute to Robert and Frances Flaherty, and the retrospective of prewar Japanese documentaries. In English and Japanese. 81 pp. (SOLD OUT)

*110 yen = US$1.00. All overseas rated include shipping costs.

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