Mimesis Documentary Festival Logo with geometric moth.The Mimesis Documentary Festival is an artist-focused event encompassing short, feature, and expanded nonfiction ranging from traditional, experimental, ethnographic, and regional documentary. We focus on personal, underrepresented, and culturally specific subjects that offer the most profound experiences of art made from life.

The second annual Mimesis Documentary Festival, presented August 4-10, 2021 in Boulder, Colorado, is an immersive theatrical and virtual experience featuring in-person and at-home screenings, workshops, and conversations with documentary artists, scholars, and producers from across the world. We are artist-focused, community oriented, and committed to providing a platform for the infinite potential of nonfiction media.