ASTRA FILM FESTIVAL is an international festival of documentary film with a mission to raise awareness about the realities of our world and to inspire understanding of different cultures and societies by championing documentary films that look into issues of our time in complex and creative ways. The Festival programme celebrates those filmmakers who skillfully turn human stories into meaningful documentary films and their resilience to go on regardless of any impediments, and the festival makes it its duty to bring their work to the attention of the audience.

Discover more about the festival's decades long story in the award-winning short