Mr. Landsbergis and Octopus win Best Film Awards at IDFA 2021

    Here are all the winners >

    Latest news

    Framing of Us in 2021: The experience of Dalya Al Kury

    • Festival
    • November 29, 2021
    • The staff

    Karim Kassem on filming the silence after the Beirut explosion in Octopus

    • Festival
    • November 29, 2021
    • The staff

    Sergei Loznitsa on the history behind Mr. Landsbergis

    • Festival
    • November 27, 2021
    • The staff

    New films to watch at home


    • A loving homage to Canadian filmmaker Peter Wintonick by his daughter Mira, carefully crafted through home movies, phone conversations, and film fragments.


    • This humbling and sometimes surprising VR experience invites viewers to intimate household dinners around the world, traveling across cultures, classes, and family models.


    • A portrait of Matilde, the aging alpaca herder in the mountains of Chile. Although she’s a member of the Indigenous Aymara community, she’s completely devoted to the bible.

    The Lifeguard

    • Oscar-nominated director Maite Alberdi’s first feature film: an observational portrait of a young lifeguard at odds with the rest of the beach. What happens when emergency strikes?

    The Specialist

    • Revered director Eyal Sivan’s archival film on the Adolf Eichmann trial. Taking a cue from Hannah Arendt, Sivan hones his gaze on Eichmann the person. Who was he really?

    Classics to watch at home

    Anniversary of the Revolution

    • Possibly the first feature-length documentary ever made, Dziga Vertov's long lost film portrays the Russian Revolution first-hand.

    Episode 3 - Enjoy Poverty

    • Artist Renzo Martens launches a project in Congo where he enlists the locals to document their own poverty.

    The Other Man - F.W. de Klerk and the End of Apartheid

    • A reconstruction of the end of apartheid in South Africa, viewed from the perspective of former President de Klerk.

    Public Housing

    • Frederick Wiseman, master of the direct cinema tradition, closely follows life in a dreary Chicago suburb.

    Return to Homs

    • An intimate portrait of a group of young battling revolutionary friends in the Syrian city of Homs, which is slowly turning into a ghost town.

    This website uses cookies.

    By using cookies we can measure how our site is used, how it can be further improved and to personalize the content of online advertisements.

     here everything about our cookie policy. If you choose to decline, we only place functional and analytical cookies