We Make The City, the festival that makes cities better, presents four documentaries specially selected by IDFA about urban problems and their solutions. To watch the program, buy your tickets for the screenings in Studio/K. We Make The City runs from June 17 to 23.
Tuesday, June 18 - 19.00 hrs - Central Airport THF
Tempelhof is an iconic airport in Berlin and, since 2015, an emergency shelter for refugees. In spite of everything, life goes on in the immense hangars. More info & tickets.
Wednesday, June 19 - 19.00 hrs - Diagnosis
Disorienting cityscapes are interspersed with therapy sessions in which deep memories and emotions emerge through association. Which animal is the city? More info & tickets.
Thursday, June 20 - 19.00 hrs - Good Neighbours
Two Rotterdam neighbors are carrying out a municipal survey among lonely elderly people. Before long, they put their questionnaires on hold: they prefer to take action instead. More info & tickets.
Friday, June 21 - 16.30 hrs - By Then & Scenes From a Dry City
In By Then, we see taxi driver Kofi shuttle his regular customers through a changing Paris, while the car radio reports on the new French reality. The acute water crisis in Cape Town illustrates the differences within South African society in the beautiful and urgent short film Scenes from a Dry City. More info & tickets.
We Make The City invites everyone to make cities more livable, sustainable, just, climate proof, accessible, and safe. For a whole week, the entire Metropolitan Area of Amsterdam will revolve around contemporary urban challenges and their solutions. Visit high-profile conferences, inspiring meet-ups, mind-breaking hackathons, amazing exhibitions, or pay a visit to one of the countless city makers.
Read more on the We Make the City website and order your tickets via the links above.
Accessibility: The films will be screened in Studio/K, located at Timorplein 62 in Amsterdam. Studio/K is accessible for wheelchairs. The cinemas are accessible by elevator and are wheelchair accessible. There is also one wheelchair accessible toilet on the first floor. There are a number of parking spaces for cars with a disabled parking permit in front of the cinema entrance, but these spaces cannot be reserved. Read more about IDFA and accessibility here.