The manager of the Aljazeera International Documentary Film Festival, Abbas Arnaout, has extended the closing date for entry forms of films participating in the coming 11th edition to 31 July 2015, instead of 1 May 2015. Films can be submitted by 31 August 2015 instead of 1 June 2015.

The festival management announced earlier that the festival will be held between November 26 and 29, 2015. This edition will bear "Horizons" as a theme to show increasing communication and receptiveness to creative proposals in the documentary cinema from worldwide.

The previous edition bore the theme "Steps" and marked the 10th anniversary of the festival, which was first launched in 2005.

In the 10th edition "Steps", 10 distinguished films from previous editions were honored, and 24 awards were distributed among 161 contesting films.
Meanwhile, two new awards were added to the festival awards in the last edition: The Best Directing Award and the Best Camerawork Award.

Source : Aljazeera