DocFest Films

Browse the official selection of documentaries from the 13th annual Belleville Downtown DocFest.

2024 FilmS for the 13th Annual FestiVAL

The Festival team is proud to present this catalog of outstanding documentaries created by celebrated filmmakers from around the globe and right here at home.

During the Festival, Screening Dates and Times are available at the Program Page.

Previous film catalogs are available in the DocFest Archives. Browse all the films we’ve presented since 2014.

Historical still image from the film, Heroines in The Storm

Heroines in the Storm – The War at Home

Heroines in the Storm - The War at Home explores the war from the perspective ...
Still image from the poster for the film Hidden Heroes

Hidden Heroes

Hidden Heroes is a documentary that unveils the extraordinary contributions of unsung heroes who played ...
Janelle Niles: Inconvenient

Janelle Niles: Inconvenient

Janelle Niles is a Black, Mi’kmaw, two-spirited woman from Sipekne’katik First Nation in Nova Scotia ...
July Talk: Love Lives Here, Feature Film Still image

July Talk: Love Lives Here

In the summer of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic made it impossible for July Talk, a ...
Image from the short film, Losing Blue

Losing Blue

What does it mean to lose a colour? Losing Blue is a cinematic poem that ...
Image from the poster for the short film, Miss Campbell: Inuk Teacher

Miss Campbell: Inuk Teacher

Part oral history and part visual poem, Miss Campbell: Inuk Teacher combines the director’s exquisite ...
Ernie Coombs with puppets Casey and Finnigan on the set of Mr. Dressup

Mr. Dressup: The Magic of Make-Believe

A celebration of the life and career of Ernie Coombs better known to his many ...
Still image from the feature documentary, My So Called Selfish Life

My So-Called Selfish Life

My So-Called Selfish Life is a revolutionary new documentary about one of our greatest social ...

News & Updates

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