All Documentaries

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

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    100 Photographs: The Most Influential Images of All Time

    • Kira Pollack, Paul Moakley
    • 2016

    A multimedia project by Time magazine on the hundred photos that have shaped our world. Short films, essays and stories from those who have made the news explain why.

    12 Notes Down

    • Andreas Koefoed
    • 2008
    • 26 min

    The star of the young boy's choir, Jorgis must come to terms with his changing voice and the adulthood that comes with it.

    15 Attempts

    • Aliona van der Horst
    • 2013
    • 50 min

    An uplifting film that invites the audience to look and listen without preconceptions during 15 attempts.

    24h Berlin - A Day in the Life

    • Volker Heise
    • 2009
    • 1000 min

    For a day and a night, 80 camera teams followed the adventures of various residents of the German metropolis.

    35 Cows and a Kalashnikov

    • Oswald von Richthofen
    • 2014
    • 87 min

    A beautifully made triptych about warrior-farmers, colorful dandies and voodoo wrestlers in Ethiopia, Congo-Brazzaville and Congo-Kinshasa.

    6 billion Others

    • Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Sibylle d' Orgeval, Baptiste Rouget-Luchaire
    • 2009
    • 45 min

    A selection from 5,000 short interviews with people from all over the world that reveal what connects people to one another.

    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.

    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.

    Ada Gallery

    • Uladzimir Kolas
    • 2008
    • 53 min

    Under the motto "Beauty influences people," Ada Raichonak organises a painting festival each year in her village in rural Belarus.

    Advanced Style

    • Lina Plioplyte
    • 2014
    • 72 min

    A colorful and intimate portrait of seven New York ladies who make growing old fabulous with their snazzy style, glamour and zest.