All Documentaries

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

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    18 Days in Egypt

    • Jigar Mehta
    • 2011
    • 60 min

    A crowd-sourced interactive documentary that features thousands of videos, photos, e-mails and tweets from the Egyptian Revolution to tell the stories from those 18 pivotal days.

    28 Up

    • Michael Apted
    • 1984
    • 136 min

    In the fourth installment of this renowned UK documentary series, the 14 protagonists wrestle with adult issues concerning marriage, career and children.

    33 Animals of Santa Claus

    • Laila Pakalnina
    • 2011
    • 50 min

    This subtly humorous film is a portrait of a Latvian women who shares her apartment with 33 animals, which makes for a great deal of interaction.


    • Kiko Goifman
    • 2003
    • 75 min

    The Brazilian director Kiko Goifman, who is adopted, gives himself 33 days to find his birth mother, sharing the search with the Brazilian public.

    5 Broken Cameras

    • Emad Burnat, Guy Davidi
    • 2011
    • 90 min

    A powerful and personal portrait of a Palestinian village's opposition to encroaching Jewish settlements. Filmed by a villager over a period of several years.

    66 Months

    • James Bluemel
    • 2011
    • 85 min

    Unflinching yet respectful, the camera records the decline of two boozing, fighting, destructive outcasts who develop a loving relationship despite it all.

    9 Scenes of Violence

    • Michael Krotkiewski
    • 2011
    • 33 min

    A short series of portraits in which nine apparently average Swedes talk about how they acted on a violent urge.

    900 Days

    • Jessica Gorter
    • 2011
    • 77 min

    Survivors of the Siege of Leningrad (September 1941-January 1944) matter-of-factly separate the propagandistic myth from their horrific personal memories.

    About Canto

    • Ramón Gieling
    • 2011
    • 78 min

    A journey into the mystery that is Canto Ostinato, a composition that has dramatically affected the lives of many people.

    Agnes & Nancy

    • Anne Milne
    • 2011
    • 24 min

    A portrait of two women wrestling with the fundamental changes brought on by early-onset dementia.