Docu Yama live! is the official blog site of Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival, where you can find news and information of what’s happening during the festival.

Including photos, you can experience the festival firsthand on this site. Sputnik, available for free download, is the festival guidebook full of essays and interviews to inform and prepare you for the event.

You can also read reviews by participants of this year’s Yamagata Film Criticism Workshop, written here at the festival cinemas. Please watch out also for various changes in the schedule and events!