All Documentaries

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

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    Idfa doclab competition for digital storytelling (148)

    17000 Islands

    • Thomas A. Østbye, Edwin
    • 2013

    A crowdsourcing project on the propagandistic "Taman Mini" amusement park, in which the films made by visitors lead to a dialogue about Indonesian history.

    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.

    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.

    The 7 Interventions of Filmmaker-in-Residence

    • Heather Frise, Katerina Cizek
    • 2009
    • 80 min

    Pilot project for the National Film Board of Canada's Filmmaker in Residence program, in which Katerina Cizek was placed "in residence" at the St. Michael Hospital in Toronto.

    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.

    After 6/4

    • Jiao Chen
    • 2014

    Protest or riot? A comparison of reporting on unrest at Tiananmen Square in 1989 shows how various versions of the news crystallize into historical fact.

    Alma, a Tale of Violence

    • Miquel Dewever-Plana, Isabelle Fougère
    • 2012

    This interactive tablet documentary allows you to swipe back and forth between a no-frills presentation of the violent confessions of former gang member Alma and an alternate image stream that puts it all in context.

    Awkward Family Photos

    • Mike Bender, Doug Chernack
    • 2009

    Visitors share their awkward family photos with one another and the world: clumsy photos of gawky people in embarrassing situations.

    • Philippe Archontakis, Pascal Brouard
    • 2010

    A cinematic story machine that tells you who you are, based on the material possessions you hold dear.

    Bear 71

    • Jeremy Mendes, Leanne Allison
    • 2012

    Wildlife in Banff National Park from the perspective of a grizzly bear and that of the park rangers watching her 24 hours a day.