9th Docúpolis, the Barcelona International Documentary Festival

Posted on 2 October 2009 in Barcelona, always!

9th Docúpolis at CCCB of Barcelona

9th Docúpolis at CCCB of Barcelona

The best documentaries are being shown at the CCCB (Barcelona Centre of Contemporary Culture) until to Sunday 4 October, where over 100 documentaries await you from all over the world.

Keeping to their line of offering groundbreaking and committed documentaries, this will be the 9th edition of the Docúpolis provides a platform for spotting and showing new audiovisual languages with little chance of appearing on TV or cinema screens.

The documentaries competing in the competition’s various categories for this year’s official festival awards have been selected from more than a thousand submitted from up to 63 countries.

Without doubt the pick of the official awards is the Docúpolis Award for best documentary, with a prize of 6.000€. This year 12 documentaries with very different themes and from very different locations are in the running.

One of the twelve that stands out is the Argentinian ‘Mundo Alas’, which will be screened at the inaugural session and is a road movie describing a tour of Argentina undertaken by some young artists with various physical and mental disabilities.

Docúpolis 2009Festival Internacional de Documental de Barcelona at l’Auditori del CCCB 
From 29/09/2009 to 04/10/2009
Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB) –
Montalegre, 5 | Ciutat Vella District

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