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Maître du Réel 2016 | Peter Greenaway

Festival published on 26 January 2016

This year, in homage to his entire career, the British director Peter Greenaway will

receive the Sesterce d’or Raiffeisen Maître du Réel Award in person at Visions du Réel.

Ateliers | Dominic Gagnon & Audrius Stonys

Festival published on 26 January 2016

The Festival’s 2016 guests of honour for the Ateliers: the Canadian Dominic Gagnon and the Lithuanian Audrius Stonys, two major directors on the international scene in the field of documentary filmmaking.

Panorama Documentaries | Solothurn

Festival published on 6 January 2016

The programme Panorama Documentaries highlights Visions du Réel's 2015 selection: 10 films presented as world premieres during the last Festival are screened again in Solothurn from 21 to 28 January 2016.

The 2016 poster | New horizons

Festival published on 28 October 2015

Keep your head above water! The 2016 Visions du Réel poster offers a glimpse of new horizons. An image taken from the Chilean film THE LIFEGUARD has been chosen to illustrate the next edition of the Festival!

European Film Awards | 2015 selection

Festival published on 25 September 2015

The European Film Academy announces the Documentary Selection, a list of 15 documentaries recommended for a nomination for this year’s European Film Awards. 4 of the 15 films were revealed at Visions du Réel 2015!

Focus 2016: Chile

Festival published on 24 August 2015

Chilean cinema will be at the heart of Visions du Réel's 2016 Focus. The DOCM calls for film projects from Chile. About 15 Chilean documentaries will also be presented in the Focus section during the upcoming edition, 15–23 April 2016.