All Documentaries

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

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    2011 (336)

    About Canto

    • Ramon Gieling
    • 2011
    • 78 min
    • IDFA Competition for Feature-Length Documentary, IDFA Competition for Dutch Documentary

    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
    • Regular program: Panorama

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

    Ahmed - Almost 13

    • Ritchie Cavander-Cole
    • 2011
    • 38 min
    • IDFA Competition for Kids & Docs

    An intimate glimpse into the daily life of a Chechen family in Norway, seen through the eyes of the oldest son, a 13-year-old.

    The Ambassador & Me

    • Jan Czarlewski
    • 2011
    • 16 min
    • IDFA Competition for Student Documentary

    Jan Czarlewski films his father, a national hero and diplomat, in order to recoup some of the attention he missed out on due to the man's busy life.

    The Ambassador

    • Mads Brügger
    • 2011
    • 94 min
    • IDFA Competition for Feature-Length Documentary

    Filmed almost entirely with a hidden camera, this instruction manual for African diplomacy has its filmmaker playing the role of guide in bribery, corruption, the diamond trade, and other forms of underworld illegality.

    American Movie

    • Chris Smith
    • 1999
    • 107 min
    • Regular program: Top 10

    A tragicomic cult classic about the indestructible American dream of a young man with drinking and money problems who wants to make his horror film debut.

    Anda Union - From the Steppes to the City

    • Marc Tiley, Tim Pearce, Sophie Lascelles
    • 2011
    • 93 min
    • IDFA Competition for Music Documentary

    An emotionally touching road movie and a tribute to 10 young musicians and their modern interpretations of traditional Mongolian music.

    An Angel in Doel

    • Tom Fassaert
    • 2011
    • 76 min
    • Focus: IDFA & Film Fund Present

    An atmospheric black-and-white portrait of the last inhabitants of a Flemish village that has to give way to the growing harbors of Antwerp.

    Another Life

    • Alexandre Dereims
    • 2011
    • 80 min
    • Regular program: Panorama

    The filmmaker joins a perilous journey made by many young Africans across the Sahara into Libya. From here, they will cross to Italy.

    Antonio + Silvana = 2

    • Simone Aleandri, Vanni Gandolfo, Luca Onorati
    • 2011
    • 71 min
    • Regular program: Panorama

    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.