Six Films Travel to Camden International Film Festival

A super six Dogwoof docs will be making their way to Maine, for this year's Camden International Film Festival (CIFF) from 14 to 17 August. Find the line-up below.

Lots of Kids, a Monkey and a Castle

A charming and rich portrait of eccentric matriarch Julita Salmerón and her family. With hilarious and unexpected turns we discover just how Julita got her three childhood wishes: lots of kids, a monkey, and a castle.

"A film that overflows with affection, warmth and humor" - Variety


This is Congo

A highly-immersive, unfiltered look into one of the longest conflicts in the world, This is Congo, had its world premiere at the Venice Biennale.

"A documentary of stunning beauty and tragic violence" - Screen Daily


The Departure 

Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, Lana Wilson delivers an unforgettable portrait of a Japanese punk-rocker-turned-Buddhist-monk who inspires others to embrace life.

"A rich, rewarding documentary that digs deep into major questions without being afraid of the answers" - IndieWire


The Reagan Show

Locarno-winning directors chronicle Ronald Reagan’s presidency through never-before-seen archival footage, and in doing so reveal how the Hollywood star’s leadership style foreshadowed Donald Trump’s rise to power.

"This masterful documentary is crucial and unique" - Time Out New York


The Family I Had

What begins as a seemingly isolated incident of a 13-year-old boy killing his three-year-old sister slowly dissolves into the illuminating the anatomy of a broken family.

"Truly phenomenal piece of work, just one shocking revelation after the next." - New York Observer


The Work 

Inside Folsom Prison, The Work follows three men during four days of intensive group therapy with serving convicts, revealing an intimate and powerful portrait of authentic human transformation that transcends what we think of as rehabilitation.

"The most powerful group therapy session ever caught on camera" - IndieWire