All Documentaries

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

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    Animation docs (45)

    A Is for Autism

    • Tim Webb
    • 1992
    • 11 min

    An animated collage of drawings, live-action sequences and voice-overs which offer insight into different aspects and forms of autism. A rare glimpse at the very private and personal worlds of autistic children and adults.

    Abductees

    • Paul Vester
    • 1995
    • 11 min

    An animated documentary that illustrates people with recovering memories of their alien abductions under hypnosis.

    Bloot - Seks

    • Mischa Kamp
    • 2006
    • 6 min

    An episode from a contemporary series in which children aged 10-13 tell us their funny and personal stories about the changes their bodies are going through.

    Camouflage

    • Jonathan Hodgson
    • 2001
    • 8 min

    Camouflage explores the experience of a child growing up with a schizophrenic parent. Based on extensive research and personal accounts, the film blends live action with animation.

    Contamination

    • Carl Stevenson
    • 2003
    • 6 min

    A glimpse of a dystopian future in which the cross-contamination of genetic material is completely out of control. Contamination depicts an atmospheric and ultimately disturbing world with hybrid life forms.

    Doubled Up

    • Samantha Moore
    • 2004
    • 7 min

    The director, Samantha Moore, tells of the shock and awe of finding out that she was expecting twins. Using the perspectives of mother, artist, child, and medical professional, she reassesses her life and experiences through this film. A multi-faceted animated look at love, panic, fear... and lots of diapers.

    Drawn from Memory

    • Paul Fierlinger
    • 1995
    • 56 min

    Paul, a Czech born in Japan, spent his youth in America during World War II. Back in Prague, he is not able to live by the rules determined by his dominant father and the communist regime.

    Drawn People

    • Harrie Geelen
    • 1984
    • 21 min

    A documentary about the effects of drug abuse on society in the 1980s in Holland. Drawn People consists of interviews with friends, family, social workers, and the representatives of the justice department. For the sake of anonymity, sketches were made on the basis of these individuals' voices.

    Flesh

    • Edouard Salier
    • 2005
    • 10 min

    The Empire unveils everything but sees nothing. Its enemies idealize everything but tolerate nothing. What if it all came down to flesh?

    A Fortified City

    • Paul de Nooijer, Menno de Nooijer
    • 1990
    • 9 min

    Eight visual artists, filmmakers and photographers (Harry Boom, Atom Egoyan, George Griffin, Piers Handling, Pierre Hébert, Bruce McDonald, Jerry Musser, and Patricia Rozema) attempt to define the film medium.

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