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Films registrations for FILAF 2021


The films that were sent for registration will be watched by the FILAF team.

For the films in competition, the jury will deliberate during the festival and the winners - Golden FILAF, Silver FILAF, and Special Jury Prize - will be announced the same day.

As far as possible, the FILAF festival will help to invite the director of each film in competition to present its film to the public, during the festival in Perpignan.


An out-of-competition program completes the selection among which you can find retrospectives, selection of short films, etc. To be a part of the out-of-competition category,  no particular length, year of production, or conditions are required. Every documentary film can apply.




You can send a DVD copy of your film to the following address :



4 bis place Grétry

66000 Perpignan



You can also send us by email an internet link in order for us to see the film online, You can send it to




Each film must be accompanied by the following information:

- the exact title and filmmaker's name

- filmography/biography of the filmmaker

- history of screenings and prices received

- synopsis (100 words maximum)

- date of the first screening

- contact details of the producer and distributor

- all the production houses to mention


Deadline for the reception of the films : March 15th, 2022


1 / Documentary film about the visual arts
(or other artistic field having a strong link with the visual arts)

2 / Film produced in 2019 or 2020

3 / Film with a minimum duration of 52 minutes

4 / Films submitted must be in VO, subtitled in French for foreign films.
If the French translation does not exist, they must include an English translation.


1 / Originality of the subject

2 / Seriousness and relevance of the subject treated

3 / Aesthetic qualities

4 / Capacity to popularize


The films selected are screened in Cinéma Le Castillet, Partner of the FILAF festival.


There is no registration fee to submit a film. In return, no projection fee or any percentage of the entry revenue will be paid to the distributors of the submitted film.


All DVDs of the films received become the property of the Cogito organisation, which organizes the FILAF festival and will be kept as archives of every edition. No film will be returned.


If a film is selected in the official competition, it must be provided in high definition DVD, Blu-Ray, or DCP.


The use of the films is strictly reserved for the screenings scheduled during the FILAF festival. In parallel with the event, the FILAF festival intervenes all year round in schools, through educational actions. In this context, it reserves the right to project a film that is a part of the selection, in agreement with the producer who will be informed. The FILAF festival undertakes not to screen any film without the prior consent of the producer.


If a film is not selected for the official competition, FILAF reserves the right to propose to the director to include it in the additional programming out-of-the-competition.

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