YIDFF 2021 Information

YIDFF 2021 Schedule

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

October 7 (Thu) –14 (Thu), 2021

Deadline for New Asian Currents Approaches!

The 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
International Competition: April 15, 2021 [It has been closed]
New Asian Currents: May 15, 2021


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