Short Joy! A competitive section at Ji.hlava IDFF 2021, featuring some of the best and boldest short documentaries in world premiere. In anticipation of the festival, you can now watch all films for free and vote on your favourite. Be in for a chance to win an annual subscription!


Now's your chance to become a member of the jury and decide on this year’s winner for the DAFilms Audience Award. The winner will receive online distribution and promotion on the DAFilms portals worth €3,000 EUR.

You have access to Short Joy totally for free. Just register with us to start watching. Once you’ve finished each film, you’ll be prompted to give it a star rating. After that, you will be automatically entered into a draw for three annual subscriptions.

PLEASE NOTE: Voting ends on Sunday, 24 October at midnight (CET).

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