Doc Day is organized by Cannes Docs-Marché du Film, with the support of Doc Alliance & Participant, and in association with L’OEil d’or, DAE-Documentary Association of Europe, CNC, ACID & Unifrance.

Tuesday 24 May 2022 from 10:00 to 22:00

Morning Session | 10:00-12:00

Plage du CNC (Mademoiselle Gray Plage Barrière)

Creative encounters into the unknown – Making Polaris

Polaris (ACID Cannes 2022) is a creative and human journey interwoven with uncompromising, gentle and bold filmmaking by a woman filmmaker, set against the backdrop of the Arctic.
Marion Schmidt (Co-Founder, DAE) talks with filmmaker Ainara Vera and producers Clara Vuillermoz (Point du Jour – Les films du Balibari) & Emile Hertling Péronard (Ánorâk Film).

A Discussion with Agnieszka Holland

Agnieszka Holland, President of the 2022 OEil d’or Jury, exchanges views with Pauline Durand-Vialle (CEO, Federation of European Screen Directors).

Moonage Daydream – In conversation with Brett Morgen

Filmmaker Brett Morgen (Moonage Daydream, Cannes 2022) in conversation with Mandy Chang (Global Head of Documentaries, Fremantle), about the first film ever sanctioned by the Bowie estate, which gave the filmmaker unfiltered access to Bowie’s archives.

Afternoon Session | 15:00-17:00

Main Stage (Marché du Film Riviera)

A New generation of Indian Doc Makers – Thoughts & Impressions

With filmmaker Shaunak Sen (All That Breathes, Cannes 2022), and – participating remotely – filmmakers Sushmit Ghosh & Rintu Thomas (Writing with Fire, 2022 Oscars Nominee), Rahul Jain (Invisible Demons, Cannes 2021), Shirley Abraham & Amit Madheshiya (The Cinema Travelers, Cannes 2016). Moderated by Inney Prakash (Programmer & Curator, Prismatic Ground & Maysles Documentary Center).

Feminist Counterattack – A Filmic narrative

Filmmakers Marie Perennès & Simon Depardon (Riposte féministe, Cannes 2022), in conversation with Laura Pertuy (Film Critic & Film Programmer).

Closing Keynote

Join for an invitation to re-imagine the discussion around DEI. How can arts institutions go beyond equity, and turn their focus towards what various artist communities need to thrive?
By Opal H. Bennett, Co-Producer | Shorts Producer, American Documentary | POV

Docs-In-Progress Awards | 17:30-18:00

Main Stage (Marché du Film Riviera)

Doc Day Mixer | 18:00-20:00

Plage des Palmes (Lérins) – On invitation only

Closing Screening | 20:30-22:00

Cinéma Les Arcades

Polaris, by Ainara Vera

78’ l France, Greenland l 2022 l Point du Jour – Les films du Balibari & Ánorâk Film
ACID Cannes 2022