DocFest Films

Browse the films that have been officially selected for the 13th annual Belleville Downtown DocFest.

2024 FilmS

The Festival team is proud to present this catalog of outstanding documentaries by celebrated filmmakers from around the globe and right here at home for the 2024, 13th Annual Festival.

For Screening Dates and Times to plan your DocFest – Please visit the 2024 Program Page.

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

Cover Image for the Short Documentary, Ancestral Threads

Ancestral Threads

Ancestral Threads follows Joleen Mitton on her mission to use fashion as medicine for Vancouver’s ...
Behind the Camera A Portrait of Shannon Walsh, Cover Image

Behind the Camera: A Portrait of Shannon Walsh

A video portrait of Canadian documentary filmmaker Shannon Walsh, made in collaboration with the Canada ...
Poster image for the Short Film, Brushes of Hope

Brushes of Hope

Jean, a dedicated art teacher and a resilient cancer survivor, Susan, unite through the transformative ...
Poster image for the short documentary film, Detroit Will Breathe

Detroit Will Breathe

In the summer of 2020, Detroiters faced unprecedented police violence as they took to the ...
Still image from the short documentary, Hebron Relocation

Hebron Relocation

In 1959, residents of the community of Hebron were told that, without question, they would ...
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 ...
Image from the short film, Losing Blue

Losing Blue

What does it mean to lose a colour? Losing Blue is a cinematic poem that ...

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