Documentary Features

A competitive section for nonfiction feature films directed by or about persons of African descent.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Films must have a 60-minute minimum runtime.
  2. Films must be directed by or about persons of African descent.
  3. Entrants must be 18 yrs. or older.
  4. Open to U.S. and international entries.
  5. Films must be in the English language or contain English-language subtitles.
  6. Films must have completed post-production on or after January 1, 2023.
  7. Films with prior distribution or a distribution commitment are not eligible for this section.

Award Eligibility

  • Jury Award - Best Documentary

Deadline: February 28, 2024 at 11:59 pm PST