The deadline for submissions is October 15, 2019 for documentary films released after January 2019, and November 15, 2019 for documentary films in production

Directors, producers, distributors and other film authorities are hereby invited to submit documentary films for the 16th ZagrebDox - International Documentary Film Festival, taking place in Zagreb from March 15 to 22, 2020

Submissions can only be made by filling out the online form

Festival program consists of a competition program, an official program, retrospective programs and special thematic programs.

The Competition Program consists of International Competition and Regional Competition. The International Competition includes films from all over the world, except those competing in the Regional Competition. 

Eligible to compete in the Regional Competition are the films produced or co-produced in one of the following countries: Albania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Croatia, Italy, Kosovo, Macedonia, Hungary, Serbia, Slovenia and Romania. 

Only films released after January 1 of the previous year (2019) can participate in the competition program. Participation in the competition section of ZagrebDox requires a first screening in Croatia (the screening must be a Croatian premiere). 

The deadline for submissions is October 15, 2019 for films released after January 2019, and  November 15 ,2019 for films in production.  

There is no submission fee. 

The entry rules and conditions can be found on the user pages upon registration.

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