[KineJapan] Asian doc film fests modeled after YIDFF

Markus Nornes nornes at umich.edu
Thu May 9 00:55:42 EDT 2019

I think you can consider Jeonju, Taiwan, DMZ, maybe Mumbai (I think it
started around the same time) and mainland Chinese festivals. But to talk
about the degree of influence or inspiration on any of these festivals, you
need to ask the people that were running it back when they started.



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Cultures, Penny Stamps School of Art & Design

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On Wed, May 8, 2019 at 6:36 PM Eija Niskanen via KineJapan <
kinejapan at mailman.yale.edu> wrote:

> Hi!
> I think I read somewhere ( but cannot remember where) that some Asian
> documentary film festivals were influenced/modeled by Yamagata YIDFF. Can
> anyone remember the reference or can you think of a festival born because
> of inspiration and contacts by YIDFF?
> Thanks!
> Eija
> --
> Eija Niskanen
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