Nowhere to Hide
A disturbing war report by an Iraqi father and male nurse who is forced to flee when his home city is occupied by IS.
The winners of the various IDFA competition programs have been announced at the awards ceremony of the 29th IDFA. Two awards were presented in each competition: the award for best film and a special jury award.
Nowhere to Hide by Zaradasht Ahmed won the IDFA Award for Best Feature-Length Documentary and Still Tomorrow by Jian Fan won the IDFA Special Jury Award for Feature-Length Documentary.
The award for best Dutch documentary went to Reber Dosky for Radio Kobanî. Guido Hendrikx's Stranger in Paradise, which opened the festival, received the IDFA Special Jury Award for Dutch Documentary. At the beginning of the evening, Heddy Honigmann presented the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Documentary Award (€ 50,000) to filmmaker Ester Gould. A total of 16 awards were presented, following last night's presentation of the IDFA Alliance of Women Film Journalists' EDA Award for Best Female-Directed Documentary to Maite Alberdi for The Grown-Ups.