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IDFA 2017

Review: The Deminer

Review: The Deminer

The Swedish documentary by Hogir Hirori and co-director Shinwar Kamal is an incredible portrait of an incredible personality  

01/12/2017 | IDFA 2017

The Distant Barking of Dogs: Childhood in a war zone

The Distant Barking of Dogs: Childhood in a war zone

Simon Lereng Wilmont’s documentary, which scooped a prize at the IDFA, follows a boy growing up in the war zone of Donbass  

28/11/2017 | IDFA 2017

A Woman Captured: Modern slavery in the heart of Europe

A Woman Captured: Modern slavery in the heart of Europe

Bernadett Tuza-Ritter's portrait of a modern-day slave in Hungary raises questions about the phenomenon, but also about documentary filmmaking  

24/11/2017 | IDFA 2017

The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid: A peculiarly poetic David vs Goliath story

The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid: A peculiarly poetic David vs Goliath story

Irish filmmaker Feargal Ward's documentary, screening at the IDFA, is a mix of a poetic approach and dramatisation in a story of a David vs the Goliath  

24/11/2017 | IDFA 2017

The Other Side of Everything triumphs at the IDFA

The Other Side of Everything triumphs at the IDFA

Other winners include The Deminer, The Distant Barking of Dogs, Solving My Mother and The Long Season, which won Best Dutch Film  

23/11/2017 | IDFA 2017 | Awards

Final Cut For Real storms the IDFA with four films

Final Cut For Real storms the IDFA with four films

Four documentaries by the Danish production house are being screened during the festival currently unspooling in Amsterdam  

21/11/2017 | IDFA 2017

The Other Side of Everything: A perfect cross between personal and political

The Other Side of Everything: A perfect cross between personal and political

Mila Turajlić's new documentary intertwines personal and family history with the political story of Yugoslavia and Serbia  

20/11/2017 | IDFA 2017

EXCLUSIVE: IDFA Feature-Length Competition entry A Woman Captured reveals trailer

EXCLUSIVE: IDFA Feature-Length Competition entry A Woman Captured reveals trailer

Hungarian director Bernadett Tuza-Ritter's documentary about modern-day slavery in Europe will world-premiere at the IDFA  

16/11/2017 | IDFA 2017

EXCLUSIVE: IDFA Feature-Length Competition entry The Red Soul reveals trailer

EXCLUSIVE: IDFA Feature-Length Competition entry The Red Soul reveals trailer

Dutch filmmaker Jessica Gorter's new documentary will world-premiere at the IDFA and will also take part in the Best Dutch Documentary Competition  

02/11/2017 | IDFA 2017

The IDFA announces the line-up for its 30th edition

The IDFA announces the line-up for its 30th edition

The selection contains 312 titles, 90 of which will world-premiere in Amsterdam  

18/10/2017 | IDFA 2017