Unfortunately the Tartu World Film Festival was cancelled for 2020. The year 2020 had brought many unexpected and unprecedented challenges to Tartu World Film Festival and to all of us. In it’s 17th edition of the World Film Festival, the event was cancelled due to COVID 19.


The Tartu World Film Festival is scheduled to take place in Tartu, Estonia from October 5th – October 11th. Dedicated to documentary cinema, the World Film Festival is a festival event that develops interest towards anthropological, analytical approach to cultures and societies, welcoming film entries from all over the world. The Tartu World Film Festival film program turns attention to cultural exchange as well as cultural representations of everyday life across the world.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.piletilevi.ee and all official information is available at www.worldfilm.ee and on Facebook.