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Boston Globe Documentary Film Fest

By Charlotte Robinson, September 23, 2022

The GlobeDocs Film Festival has announced its full film slate for its 8th season which runs both in-person & virtually from October 12th to 16th. Over the course of 5 days of non-fiction programming the GlobeDocs Film Festival celebrates documentary film from award-winning journalists, filmmakers & guests from around the globe. This year’s festival continues the tradition of highlighting important stories & recognizing Boston as a touchstone of the non-fiction film world with its lineup of 34 films including 20 feature-length documentaries & 14 shorts. The festival programming includes distinct perspectives, diverse communities & BIPOC voices covering a range of topics including scientific discoveries, public health, the arts, LGBTQ & women’s issues, racial injustice, & politics. Lisa Viola, Director of Programming for GlobeDocs stated, “We are thrilled to announce our slate of films for the 2022 festival & happily return to in-person programming this year. The expanded lineup of these 34 exceptional documentaries bring forward important & timely stories from around the globe as well as work from acclaimed filmmakers that highlight our city of Boston. With our hybrid festival, we are pleased to elevate these powerful films with a unique opportunity to engage audiences both in-person, locally & beyond the region.” Linda Henry, CEO of Boston Globe Media & Executive Director of the Film Festival concluded, “In our eighth year, GlobeDocs has grown into a renowned documentary film festival supporting filmmakers & partnering with other organizations to continue to shine a light on documentaries. We value the importance of truth & engagement in this moment & proudly celebrate the work of these skilled artists.” The presenting sponsor of GlobeDocs 2022 is Cross Insurance. 

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