All Documentaries

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

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    Idfa competition for green screen documentary (26)


    • Van Maximilian Carlson
    • 2011
    • 80 min

    A disturbing film about the aftermath of the chemical disaster in Bhopal, India, which is still taking its toll 25 years after the fact.

    Bitter Seeds

    • Micha X. Peled
    • 2011
    • 87 min

    Every 30 minutes, another Indian cotton farmer commits suicide. Filmmaker Micha Peled investigates why this is happening and follows one of them to the edge of the abyss.

    The Broken Moon

    • Marcos Negrão
    • 2010
    • 52 min

    A portrait of a father, his son and their traditional Himalayan nomadic community threatened by climate change.

    Cape Spin: An American Power Struggle

    • John Kirby, Robbie Gemmel
    • 2011
    • 86 min

    The playground of the rich and famous is the intended location for America's first large-scale wind farm, sparking political wrangling.

    Confessions of an Eco-Terrorist

    • Peter Jay Brown
    • 2011
    • 85 min

    A humorous portrait of expert media manipulator Peter Brown, who fought alongside former Greenpeace co-founder Paul Watson for over 30 years against whale hunters, seal killers, and fish poachers.

    Cool It

    • Ondi Timoner
    • 2010
    • 90 min

    In Cool It, Danish political scientist Bjørn Lomborg presents controversial but realistic alternatives to solving the climate problem.

    Future of Hope

    • Henry Bateman
    • 2010
    • 75 min

    The banking crisis hit Iceland hard. An unmitigated disaster? Perhaps not, because the country offers limitless possibilities for a sustainable future.


    • Miranda Bailey
    • 2009
    • 50 min

    A documentary, made in the greenest possible way, about the feature film The River Why, which employed a 'green consultant'.

    The Hungry Tide

    • Tom Zubrycki
    • 2011
    • 89 min

    An Australian woman from Kiribati works promoting awareness of climate change, as her home country is threatened by rising sea levels.

    The Island President

    • Jon Shenk
    • 2011
    • 100 min

    The Maldive Islands are under the threat of rising water, and the country's inspired and inspiring president is trying to get the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions on the global agenda.