About Aljazeera International Documentary Film Festival Categories:

The Aljazeera International Documentary Film Festival is restricted to documentary films only.
The Competitions are broadly classified as follows:

  • The Main Competition: TV channels, production companies, cultural, social and media organizations as well as independent and experienced filmmakers may submit their entries under this competition which is further categorized as follows:
    • Short Films Category (up to 29 min.)
    • Medium Films Category (from 30 min. up to 59 min.)
    • Long Films Category (more than 60 min.)
  • The New Horizon Competition: is especially formulated for school students and directors with no prior experience.

Source : Aljazeera