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FIPADOC is an international documentary film festival held annually in Biarritz. Over six days, it brings members of the public and professionals together for screenings of a selection of outstanding documentary films. Hosting meet-and-greets and premiering new projects, FIPADOC is committed to promoting impact, innovation, image appreciation, and new talent.
FIPADOC takes place from 20 through 28 January 2023.
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Director: Arnaud Zajtman, Quentin Noirfalisse
The cost of going carbon neutral painted in the nightmare colours of cobalt blue.
Director: Ahsen Nadeem
After decades of living a secret life, a filmmaker travels to a Japanese monastery in an exploration of truth, faith and love.
Director: Lidia Duda
Three children learn to cope with their first year at the boarding school for visually impaired and blind children.
Director: Mantas Kvedaravicius
A tribute to the ordinary people of Mariupol and the Lithuanian filmmaker who gave his life documenting their struggle to survive total war.
Director: Farnaz Jurabchian, Mohammadreza Jurabchian
The fortunes of three generations of an upper-middle-class Iranian family tracked across forty years of turbulent Iranian history.
Director: Anna Shishova
An ordinary Russian teenager was arrested and incarcerated on charges of extremism. Three years later, the fight for her innocence continues.
Director: Veronika Lišková
It's more than icebergs and permafrost vanishing in the Arctic as a young anthropologist discovers in Svalbard, Norway.
«It's about changing mindsets», says Volker Schlöndorff. Jokingly, the German veteran director refers to his new documentary on agronomist Tony Rinaudo's reforestation projects in Africa as propaganda.