72 documentary films have been added to the lineup for International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) 2019 including Dutch competitions, alongside Spotlight on Venezuela, and Sudan.
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA)
NAME OF FESTIVAL: International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam
WHERE: Amsterdam, Netherlands
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: Since its launch in 1988 IDFA has been one of the world’s leading documentary film festivals, dedicated to the exhibition and promotion of ground-breaking creative documentaries.
IDFA has added 70 news documentary films to the 2019 lineup, along with a well deserved Lifetime Achievement Award for filmmaker Jørgen Leth.
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam announced the first film selections for IDFA 2019, the Retrospective of Patricio Guzmán, and a special tribute to D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.
The world premiere of Dirty God by Dutch filmmaker Sacha Polak will open the 48th edition of International Film Festival Rotterdam.
Reason by Anand Patwardhan won the Award for Best Feature-Length Documentary at the awards ceremony of the 31st International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam.
Kabul, City in the Wind by Aboozar Amin, a sobering, intimate and warm account of daily life in Kabul during the silent intervals between suicide bombings, will open this year’s 31st International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam
Deaf Child by Alex de Ronde has been voted the winner of the VPRO IDFA Audience Award – the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam’s big audience prize.
The Other Side of Everything wins the Award for Best Feature-Length Documentary at the 30th edition of IDFA in the Stadsschouwburg in Amsterdam.
The 30th International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) will open on November 15 with the world première of Amal by Egyptian director Mohamed Siam.
Naila And The Uprising Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Julia Bacha (Budrus, My Neighbourhood), Naila And The Uprising tells the remarkable story of Naila Ayesh, who played a key role in the First Intifada
The Durban FilmMart (DFM), the industry development program of the Durban Film Office and Durban International Film Festival ended on a high note with the awards ceremony
La Chana by Lucija Stojevic has won the VPRO IDFA International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam Audience Award. La Chana is a portrait of flamenco queen ‘La Chana’, who returns to the stage after a 23-year absence.