Submit your films to 23rd WATCH DOCS!

23rd WATCH DOCS.Human Rights in Film International Film Festival is now open for submissions!

All filmmakers, producers, distributors, and sales agents can now submit films to the upcoming 23rd edition of WATCH DOCS to be held between December 1-10, 2023. We are looking for documentaries dealing with broadly-perceived human rights, produced between 2022-2023.

  • Films can be submitted via FilmFreeway.
  • Deadline for film submissions is August 1, 2023.
  • All questions related to the submission process can be sent to: [email protected].

The 23rd WATCH DOCS IFF will include a documentary film competition with international jury, permanent repertoire sections, tributes and retrospectives, panel debates, masterclasses, and many other events. Besides the international festival held in Warsaw, we also organize the Traveling WATCH DOCS Festival, which visits over 30 Polish localities throughout a year, as well as WATCH DOCS online. Altogether, WATCH DOCS attracts over 100.000 viewers annually.