RIDM Award Winners

December 2-3, 2023

Other programs to be announced shortly.

Cinéma Public is proud to partner with the Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal (RIDM) to present some of the award-winning films from the festival’s 26th edition. Please note that the screenings on December 2 and 3 are Cinéma Public presentations, and that passports, accreditations and ticket books produced by the RIDM will not be accepted. To see the full list of winners, click here.

In partnership with the RIDM

RIDM Award Winners


The stories of resistance of the Krahô people are as powerful as those of the carnage they survived. Magnificently filmed, Crowrã bathes in the waters of ethnofiction to travel almost a century into the sovereignty of an indigenous Brazilian community.

Renée Nader Messora, João Salaviza
Portugal, Brazil

language: Portuguese
subtitles: French

124 min

RIDM Award Winners

Knit's Island

On an isolated island, among the ruins of the world they once knew, people try to survive however they can. It’s this completely virtual world that Knit’s Island’s directors want to document, by spending hundreds of hours exploring the boundaries of this parallel space.

Ekiem Barbier, Guilhem Causse, Quentin L'helgoualc'h

language: French, English
subtitles: French, English

95 min

RIDM Award Winners

RIDM Award Winners: Short films

The award-winning short films from the festival’s 26th edition : Ever Since, I Have Been Flying by Aylin Gökmen, Jill, Uncredited by Anthony Ing, and Holiday Native Land by Nicolas Renaud & Brian Virostek.

Various filmmakers

72 min

RIDM Award Winners

While the Green Grass Grows

The cycle of life, death, and renewal is at the heart of this multilayered, epic, and intimate cinematic exploration, centered mostly around the filmmaker’s personal experience of losing his parents.

Peter Mettler
Switzerland, Canada

language: English
subtitles: French

166 min

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