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Doc.London Documentary Film Festival announces the 2024 Award Winners

Doc.London is an annual documentary film festival that features work from around the world by up and coming artists, showcasing innovative independent cinema that invites viewers to learn and ponder. Wednesday marked the closing night of the in-person part of the 2024 edition, which took place at BFI Stephen Street. The OFF ON Selection, the festival's newest online program, remains available for streaming until 4 April.


The official selection included twenty five short documentary films hailing from the U.S, the U.K., Singapore, China, Australia, Poland, Canada, Spain, and Belgium. Doc.London is happy to share with you today the award winners, as chosen by this year's jury members:


Best Feature Documentary Film:

Another Body (United States) by Sophie Compton, Reuben Hamlyn

Best Short Documentary Film:

Leaving Chouchou (France) by Lucie Demange

Best Connecting Cultures Film:  

Piblokto (United States) by Anastasia Shubina, Timofey Glinin

Best UK Documentary Film:

Wayward (United Kingdom) by Ross Casswell

Best Experimental Documentary Film:

Chemical Somnia (Canada) by Scott Portingale

Best Underground Documentary Film:

Class Acts (Singapore) by Hwee En Tan, Deon Phua

Best Super Short Documentary Film:

The Horsemen of Mallorca (Spain) by Grace T.S.P

Congratulations to all participating filmmakers!

Doc.London is part of Doc.World, a new global network of Documentary Film Festivals, with festivals in London, Berlin, Sydney, Ghent and Boston. ​As a celebration of the cinematic and visual arts, these documentary festivals will bring diverse international films to our community and showcase the best regional and international filmmakers

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