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It’s All True – International Documentary Film Festival, São Paulo

It's All True - International Documentary Film Festival
Rua Mourato Coelho, 325
Cj. 06

05417010 Sao Paolo
phone +55 11 3064-7617
fax +55 11 3064-7485
email: info@itsalltrue.com.br

Mr. Amir Labaki

Year of Foundation 1996

Event Date from 26 March 2020 till 05 April 2020

Event Date

in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro et al., Brazil

Sections International Competition for Feature and Medium Length Films (max. 40 min)
Brazilian Competition for Feature, Medium Length Films (max. 40 min)
International Competition for Short Films (max. 30 min)
Brazilian Competition for Short Films (max. 30 min)
The state of things
Special Programs

Category Documentary, Short

Terms of Entry It’s All True accepts submissions of all lengths; documentaries must have been completed after January 2019. Brazilian premiere required.

Subtitles English subtitles necessary

Format DCP

Registration Deadline 12 December 2019

Fees None

Participants of the Film Industry The leading representatives of the Brazilian audiovisual industry attend the festival, especially distributors, producers, festivals scouts and TV comissioners. A few international festivals scouts also attended the last edition.

Prizes/Awards Best International Documentary for Featur or Medium length films
Best International Documentary for Short Films
Best Brazilian Documentary for Feature or Medium length films
Best Documentary for Short Films

German Films


International Competition Mid- and Feature-length Films
MEETING GORBACHEV by Werner Herzog, André Singer (UK/US/DE, Werner Herzog Filmproduktion)

Latin American Competition
ESTÁ TODO BIEN – IT’S ALL GOOD by Tuki Jencquel (DE/VE, Orinikia Filmproduktion)

Number of Films Shown 77 Films from 26 countries (in 2014)

Media Coverage Mostly national media coverage

Evaluation The festival, founded and directed by Amir Labakai, is one of the main events in Latin America, dedicated exclusively to the non-fictional production.

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