All Documentaries

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

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    Human interest / social issues (1708)

    #chicagoGirl -- The Social Network Takes on a Dictator

    • Joe Piscatella
    • 2013
    • 74 min

    An 19-year-old American student has been helping to coordinate the Syrian revolution from a suburb of Chicago since 2011, armed with all imaginable social networks.

    'Welcome to Holland' - Campus Vught

    • Sarah Vos
    • 2003
    • 100 min

    The disintegration of Campus Vught and its system to prepare hopeless single underage asylum seekers for their return.

    10 Gears of Change

    • Lloyd Ross
    • 2004
    • 48 min

    Eleven underpriviliged South Africans prepare for a bicycle race in Cape Town.

    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.


    • Renate Costa
    • 2010
    • 95 min

    In Paraguay, "108" is a derogatory term for homosexuals. In this documentary, filmmaker Renate Costa investigates the history of her 108 uncle.

    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.

    24 Hours on Craigslist

    • Michael Ferris Gibson
    • 2004
    • 79 min

    Eight film crews set out for one day to find the buyers and sellers behind a wide variety of advertisements on an Internet site, to discover the stories behind the text.

    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.

    26.000 gezichten

    • Arjanne Laan, Hedda van Gennep-Postma, Moniek Keegstra, George Schouten, Heddy Honigmann, Ellen Blom, Remy van Heugten, Danniel Danniel, Frans Bromet, Rudolf van den Berg, Peter Delpeut, John Appel, Frank Zichem, Kees Hin, Niek Koppen, Paula van der Oest, Barbara den Uyl, Céline Linssen
    • 2004

    3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets

    • Marc Silver
    • 2015
    • 98 min

    A 17-year-old African-American dies in an argument over loud music. The course of events elicits questions on gun ownership and racism.