The selected films portray the zealous efforts of medical staff in combating the lethal disease and how the coronavirus has affected the world.
This year, the event has dedicated a special section to screening documentaries on the COVID-19 pandemic.
The organizers of the festival received more than 130 submissions on the pandemic in the COVID-19 category.
Earlier, the Cinema Vérité organizers announced that a selection of documentaries praised at the 2020 edition of several international events would be reviewed during a special section titled “World’s Best”.
The international section of the festival contains several non-competition sections such Special Displays, Mirror of a Festival, Portrait, Perspective of One Country Documentary Cinema, Chile Documentary Cinema, Masters of 2020, and 13 Editions & 13 Films.
Rescheduled for December 15-22, 2020, the 14th edition of the Cinema Vérité will be held online due to the coronavirus outbreak.