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The Doc Impact Award 2016 has been made possible by the group effort of a great gang of international partners, with deep collective experience in film and social change.

The 2016 Doc Impact Award is proudly presented by:

A program made possible by the generous support of:

Since 2011 this annual prize has been celebrating the power of documentary film as a driver of change. Where excellence in filmmaking is just the start, Doc Impact Award films must also have created significant and measurable social impact.

Our aim:
To help build new fans for the films
Create new partners for the campaigns
To share best practice for the whole community

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great art and great impact.