Cinéma du Réel

Since its creation in 1979, Cinéma du Réel has become the leading international documentary film festival in France. Organised by the BPI-Bibliothèque publique d'information, and the association Les Amis du Cinéma du réel since 1984, Cinéma du Réel bears witness to contemporary documentary film creation in dialogue with the memory of the genre, presenting some 150 films per year by experienced directors and emerging talents.