All Documentaries

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

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    2007 (312)

    A Is for Autism

    • Tim Webb
    • 1992
    • 11 min
    • Focus: Animation Docs

    An animated collage of drawings, live-action sequences and voice-overs which offer insight into different aspects and forms of autism. A rare glimpse at the very private and personal worlds of autistic children and adults.


    • Paul Vester
    • 1995
    • 11 min
    • Focus: Animation Docs

    An animated documentary that illustrates people with recovering memories of their alien abductions under hypnosis.

    All White in Barking

    • Marc Isaacs
    • 2007
    • 73 min
    • IDFA Competition for Feature-Length Documentary

    All White in Barking shows how several native inhabitants of a London neighbourhood deal with their new neighbours.

    Amsterdam Reconstruction

    • Jérôme Schlomoff
    • 2007
    • 20 min
    • Paradocs

    A walk through the cultural ruins of the city of Amsterdam.

    And Along Came a Spider

    • Maziar Bahari
    • 2002
    • 52 min
    • Retrospective: Maziar Bahari

    Director Maziar Bahari interviews the 39-year-old serial killer Saeed Hanaei, who murdered 16 prostitutes in the Iranian city of Mashad.

    Angelique & Titia

    • Claudia Tellegen
    • 2007
    • 67 min
    • Regular program: Highlights of the Lowlands

    A mother and her mentally handicapped daughter have to let go of each other, so that each can make a new start.

    Angels in the Dust

    • Louise Hogarth
    • 2007
    • 94 min
    • Regular program: Best of Fests

    The Cloete family runs an orphanage in South Africa. They take care of the AIDS-stricken community and offer them education.

    The Apple of Our Eyes

    • Ágota Varga
    • 2006
    • 59 min
    • Regular program: Panorama

    A portrait of a blind couple raising a small boy with hardly any help from the outside world.

    Bachelorette, 34

    • Kara Herold
    • 2007
    • 30 min
    • IDFA Competition for Short Documentary

    Director Kara Herold made an ironic collage of conversations with and phone messages from her mother, who is desperately looking for a husband for her 34-year-old daughter.

    Baghdad Twist

    • Joe Balass
    • 2007
    • 30 min
    • IDFA Competition for Short Documentary

    The director interviews his Jewish mother, who fled from Iraq to Canada in 1970, illustrated by old photographs and footage.