Accepting Film Submissions for the 2022 Festival

Belleville Downtown Docfest is pleased to announce that submissions are now open for the upcoming 2022 Festival.

Submissions are open from:

September 2021 – December 15, 2021


DocFest is a documentary film festival focusing on human rights, social/environmental justice and arts & culture issues.

  • We screen both feature length and short films
  • We preview films on an ongoing basis throughout the year and finalize our selections in January
  • Film submissions close December 15th annually
  • Submissions are not returned
  • All non-English language films must have English subtitles
  • Notification for all films selected will be issued by e-mail
  • Submit your application using the online form at our 2022 Film Submissions page
  • All further inquiries to

Submit your film and review the festival guidelines here.