Competitions

These are the competitions of the Movies that Matter Festival 2021.

 

Grand Jury Documentary

Grand Jury Documentary

This year we launch the new competition Grand Jury Documentary, made possible in part by broadcaster BNNVARA. Eight documentaries will be selected from the full film programme of the festival. These are films where cinematography and content go hand in hand. An international jury will declare the winner of € 5,000.

Grand Jury Fiction

Grand Jury Fiction

This year we launch the new competition Grand Jury Fiction. Eight fiction films will be selected from the full film programme of the festival. These are films where cinematography and content go hand in hand. An international jury will declare the winner of € 5,000.

Activist

Activist

Eight inspiring documentaries about the work of important activists from all over the world Meet the activists online at our festival where they will have conversations with the public and participate in an impact and network programme.

Camera Justitia

Camera Justitia

Documentaries and feature films shown in the Camera Justitia competition shed a light on people who take matters into their own hands. They are all about the underdogs who stand up against corruption, inequality and discrimination in their fight for justice.

Dutch Movies Matter

Dutch Movies Matter

In Dutch Movies Matter we show Dutch movies that engage with important social developments in The Netherlands and ones that look beyond our own borders.

Students' Choice

Students' Choice

A student jury from Leiden University delved into the festival programme for the selection of Students’ Choice – a competition of three films with a wide variety of themes and genres: Fly So Far, Gagarine and The People vs. Agent Orange.