All Documentaries

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

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    30 Years of Darkness

    • Manuel H. Martín
    • 2011
    • 85 min

    The incredible story of Manuel Cortés, nicknamed the "Mijas mole," who went into hiding in his own home for 30 years in Franco’s Spain.


    • Michael Apted
    • 2012
    • 140 min

    Every seven years since 1964, this now celebrated sociological film experiment has been following the lives of 14 British people from various classes born in 1957.

    9 Muses of Star Empire

    • Hark-Joon Lee
    • 2012
    • 82 min

    A year in the life of a Korean girl band on an exhausting journey to stardom.


    • Daniel Gordon
    • 2012
    • 80 min

    The eight finalists of the 100-meter dash in the 1988 Olympics look back on the race, in which winner Ben Johnson was caught using drugs.

    A Show

    • Ze Frank
    • 2012

    Three times a week, Internet pioneer Ze Frank humorously deals the world while creating wonderful collaborative artworks with his Internet audience.

    An Affair of the Heart

    • Sylvia Caminer
    • 2012
    • 93 min

    For fans of Rick Springfield, who was a big star in the 1980s, love for their idol is an all-embracing experience.

    Afghan Girl

    • Louis Elsass
    • 2012
    • 2 min

    A young Afghan girl tells us she would like to go to school, to become an engineer or a teacher, but that her father is making her herd the sheep.


    • Sarah Harkink
    • 2012
    • 54 min

    Sarah looks up old girlfriends who were with her in "Sector Alexandra" of the Harreveld youth detention facility - with shocking results.

    Alias Ruby Blade: A Story of Love and Revolution

    • Alex Meillier
    • 2012
    • 78 min

    The remarkable love story of human rights activist Kirsty Sword and political prisoner Xanana Gusmo, who joined forces for the independence of East Timor.

    All of Me

    • Susan Koenen
    • 2012
    • 15 min

    Diede and Emma share everything with each other. Everything? Well, almost everything. Because Diede has a secret: she's clairvoyant.