Centering on the aftermath of a Bucharest nightclub disaster in 2015, Alexander Nanau’s gripping documentary Collective first pitched at IDFA Forum, the festival’s co-production and co-financing market, in 2015. In 2019, the film returned to screen at IDFA’s Best of Fests section, and it can now be streamed in the IDFA Collection.
Maite Alberdi’s The Mole Agent, which follows an 83-year-old undercover agent in a retirement home, first gained financial support from the IDFA Bertha Fund in 2016 via the IBF Classic grant, followed by a further round of support via the IBF Europe - International Co-production grant in 2018. Additionally, The Mole Agent pitched at IDFA Forum in 2017, and by 2020, the film was screening in the festival's Best of Fests section. Viewers in the Netherlands can now watch the film on Dutch streaming platform Picl.
The 93rd Academy Awards ceremony will take place at Los Angeles’ Union Station and the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, April 25th.