Silverdocs has announced its competition films for this year’s event, which runs from June 15-22 on the East Coast.
World premieres includes Landon Van Soest’s exploration of aid project funding in Good Fortune, Jenna Rosher’s profile of retirement in Junior, and Barbara Attie and Janet Goldwater’s Mrs Goundo’s Daughter, about female mutilation.
Films will screen in the Sterling US Feature Competition strand, as well as the Sterling World Feature Competition, Music Documentary, Sterling Short Film Competition, and the Silver Spectrum and Special Programmes. Entries in the last two sections will be announced shortly.
The festival will present a total of 122 films representing 58 countries selected from 1,983 submissions with seven world premieres, three North American, 12 US, 14 East Coast, and 12 retrospective films.