Doc Alliance Awards: the 2024 Nominees are out!

The 16 films competing for this year’s Doc Alliance Award are out! 8 feature-length and 8 short films are chosen by the 8 film festivals, from the Doc Alliance as well as this year’s guest festival. 

The Doc Alliance Award is endowed with 5,000 EUR (Best Feature) and 3,000 EUR (Best Short). The winners will be presented at the award ceremony of this year’s guest festival Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival in Kyiv (31 May – 9 June 2024). The Doc Alliance network (CPH:DOXDoclisboaDOK LeipzigFIDMarseilleJi.hlava IDFFMillennium Docs Against Gravity FF and Visions du Réel) supports emerging talents in European documentary landscape. Congratulations to all film teams involved!

Doc Alliance will celebrate the nominees on 21 May during the Doc Day at Marché du Film in Cannes, where representatives of all member festivals will also be available to meet.

Best Feature nominees

  • Balomania, Denmark / Spain, director: Sissel Morell Dargis, nominated by CPH:DOX
  • The Gate, Germany, directors: Jasmin Herold and Michael David Beamish, nominated by DOK Leipzig
  • In Limbo (W zawieszeniu), Poland / Ukraine, director: Alina Maksimenko, nominated by Millennium Docs Against Gravity
  • Iron Butterflies (Залізні метелики)Ukraine / Germany, director: Roman Liubyi, nominated by Docudays UA
  • The Landscape and the Fury (Landschaft und Wahn), Switzerland, director: Nicole Vögele, nominated by Visions du Réel
  • Losing Faith (Die ängstliche Verkehrsteilnehmerin)Austria / Germany, director: Martha Mechow, nominated by FIDMarseille
  • The Melusinas at the Edge of the River (As Melusinas à Margem do Rio), Portugal / Luxemburg, director: Melanie Pereira, nominated by Doclisboa
  • You Will Never See It All (Chybění)Czech Republic / Slovakia, director: Štěpán Pech, nominated by Ji.hlava IDFF

Best Short nominees

  • Crushed, Belgium, director: Camille Vigny, nominated by Visions du Réel
  • Finale, Denmark, director: Marlene Lyngstad, nominated by CPH:DOX
  • getty abortions, Germany / Austria, director: Franzis Kabisch, nominated by DOK Leipzig
  • Grandmamauntsistercat, Netherlands / Poland, director: Zuza Banasińska, nominated by Millennium Docs Against Gravity
  • I Stumble Every Time I Hear From Kyiv (Щоразу затинаюся від звістки з Києва), Belgium / Ukraine / Portugal / Hungary, director: Daryna Mamaisur, nominated by Docudays UA
  • Like the Glitch of a Ghost, Netherlands / Portugal, director: Paula Albuquerque, nominated by Doclisboa
  • The Most Beautiful Corner in the World (Najkrajší kút v šírom svete), Slovakia, director: Róbert Mihály, nominated by Ji.hlava IDFF
  • Smoke of the Fire (O fumo do fogo), Portugal / Ukraine / Belgium / Hungary, director: Daryna Mamaisur, nominated by FIDMarseille