Belleville Downtown DocFest is a community oriented documentary film festival that seeks to promote awareness of cultural, economic and environmental consequences and to encourage civic participation resulting in positive change.
Our 13th Annual Festival will include 50 outstanding documentary films, filmmaker Q&As and our Annual Gala Music Feature and Live Concert at the historic Empire Theatre in downtown Belleville.
Save the Dates and Get Passes!
In Person Films – Friday, February 23rd, Saturday, February 24th, and Sunday, February 25th 2024.
Online Screenings – Sunday, February 25th to Wednesday, February 28th, 2024
We can’t wait to see you all again for the 13th Annual Festival. Passes are now on sale, with multiple options for you to attend in person or watch from home.
Belleville Downtown DocFest is all about celebrating film, music, art and culture – it’s all about our resilient community too. We’re presenting a hybrid festival again this year and look forward to welcome you all back for DocFest 2024.
Official 2024 Festival Trailer
Official Films Selection Announced!
Please visit the 2024 Program page to view the full films schedule and plan your festival experience.
The Films page also contains, the full 13th Annual Downtown DocFest Official Selection for 2024 – browse the films for trailers, and for more information about these incredible documentaries and the people behind them.