Missed the IDFA 2020 press conference? Watch it here

    On October 28, the IDFA 2020 press conference took place via livestream from De Balie in Amsterdam. Missed the event? Watch the video to learn all about the festival program, including exclusive details of the competitions and opening film.



    • Every year, many journalists come to IDFA, and the festival receives extensive coverage in both Dutch and international media.


    • Every year, outstanding new films compete for IDFA’s coveted awards. Explore the overview of all awards per competition as well as our cross-section awards and other prizes.

    Program sections

    • IDFA’s program sections are a testament to the evolving world of documentary film. From emerging art forms to established cinematic traditions, our slate of competitions and non-competitive sections offer something for every filmmaker and film lover. Explore the program below.

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