28th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

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Six days, three hundred films, back in cinema! Ji.hlava celebrates 25th anniversary

Six days, three hundred films, back in cinemas! Ji.hlava celebrates 25th anniversary.

The jubilee 25th documentary Ji.hlava kicks-off in two weeks! Festival visitors can look forward to three hundred films including the latest Czech and international documentary cinema, a unique retrospective of Romanian experimental film, and a section dedicated to the American thinker and essayist Susan Sontag.  This year’s Ji.hlava Inspiration Forum will include a discussion with gender studies legend Judith Butler. The 25th Ji.hlava IDFF will take place on October 26–31.

The main Opus Bonum international competition features fifteen titles. Eleven films will be screened in their world premiere, and four will have their international premiere at Ji.hlava.

The 25 short docs in Ji.hlava's Short Joy competition section – all in world or international premiere – are now available online for free at dafilms.com and the jury is audiences across the world. The voting starts today and ends on October 24.

Please find more info in the press release below. Do not hesitate to contact us with press accreditation requests or for further information at pressservice@ji-hlava.cz

Ministerstvo kultury
Fond kinematografie
Creative Europe Media
Město Jihlava
Kraj Vysočina
Česká televize
Český rozhlas