Documentary Feature Films / Cannes International Film Week

Documentary Feature Films / Cannes International Film Week

The Cannes International Film Week is an online streaming film festival meant to showcase innovative world cinema from around the world by up-and-coming artists.

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Documentary Feature Films / Cannes International Film Week
  • Chaylla (France) by Clara Teper, Paul Pirritano

    Lens, in northern France. Chaylla, a 23-year-old woman, is trying to break free from an abusive relationship. She is ready to fight – to gain custody of her children, to have her ordeals vindicated. But, deep inside, she still harbours a lingering hope of becoming a family again with her ex-partn...

  • Berlin Bytch Love (Germany) by Heiko Aufdermauer, Johannes Girke

    Sophie (15) and Dominik (17) ran away from home to live their love on the streets of Berlin for a summer. Now Sophie is pregnant, winter is coming and the police are looking for the two. A documentary snapshot of growing up - told like a feature film.
    Running Time: 01:26:00

  • Insomnia (United Kingdom) by Ishmael Fiifi Annobil, Nana Yaa Annobil

    Insomnia is a feature documentary about the night photography of Ishmael Annobil, the Ghanaian Poet, award-winning filmmaker, Journalist and Photographer. It features a lyrical zoetrope of all the black and white photography from the eponymous book, and insightful interviews with the photographer...

  • Destiny (Iran) by Yaser Talebi

    A motherless young woman in Iran is torn between her desire to take care of her mentally disabled father and her desire to go to university. This documentary is observational, letting the people and emotions reveal themselves. A thicket of relationships and expectations are at work here involving...

  • The Mess We Make (Netherlands) by Allard Detiger

    After twenty years of minimal contact with his borderline mother, filmmaker Allard Detiger is called by the police. His mother’s neighbours have been complaining. Her house is totally neglected, and professional help is needed immediately. From that moment onwards, Allard feels responsible to ma...

  • Wayward (UK) by Ross Casswell

    A feature documentary charting one man's ambition to restore and motor 'his wreck of a boat' from London to Ireland to reunite with his family. All plans soon take a back seat as struggles with alcoholism, spiraling mental health and mounting debt threatens to hamper all progress. Can he find the...