All Documentaries

    A list of all films and interactive documentaries selected for IDFA throughout the years.

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    Almost Married

    • Fatma Bucak
    • 2010
    • 60 min

    Fatma left Turkey for Italy when she was 20 years old, escaping her authoritarian father. Now she is returning to Istanbul to announce her intention to marry.

    L' America a Roma

    • Gianfranco Pannone
    • 1998
    • 76 min

    American Eunuchs

    • Gian Claudio Guiducci, Franco Sacchi
    • 2003
    • 83 min

    Investigation of the motives of men who choose castration and a revealing portrayal of the eunuch community in America.

    Antonio + Silvana = 2

    • Simone Aleandri, Vanni Gandolfo, Luca Onorati
    • 2011
    • 71 min

    Antonio and Silvana were once a couple. Since 77-year-old Antonio moved into a rest home in Rome, 60-year-old Silvana has been loudly attempting to win him back.

    Back Home Tomorrow

    • Fabrizio Lazzaretti, Paolo Santolini
    • 2008
    • 87 min

    Two war refugees -- heart patient Yagoub in Sudan and the Afghani Murtaza, who lost his hand -- get help from the Italian aid organisation Emergency.


    • Mirjam Kubescha
    • 2005
    • 80 min

    Tough prisoners reveal themselves as actors in one of the best guarded prisons of Italy, where Brecht's Dreigroschenoper is staged.

    Becoming Zlatan

    • Fredrik Gertten, Magnus Gertten
    • 2015
    • 110 min

    A powerful portrait of the young Zlatan Ibrahimovic, on the brink of a glorious soccer career in 1999.

    Below Sea Level

    • Gianfranco Rosi
    • 2008
    • 125 min

    About 200 miles southeast of Los Angeles and 20 feet below sea level, a commune of outcasts lives in the middle of the desert.

    Blue Highways. Voices of the Other America

    • Francesco Conversano, Nene Grignaffini
    • 2004
    • 127 min

    A trip through America, inspired by the book of the same name, by half-Native American writer William Least-Heat Moon.


    • Gianfranco Rosi
    • 1993
    • 57 min