All Documentaries

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

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    Amateurs in Space

    • Max Kestner
    • 2016
    • 90 min
    • IDFA Competition for Feature-Length Documentary

    A boys’ adventure tale come true for two Danish friends who dream of building a rocket for the first amateur manned flight into space.

    The Arms Drop

    • Andreas Koefoed
    • 2014
    • 94 min
    • Regular program: Masters

    A tense reconstruction of a weapons drop above West Bengal, India in December 1995, involving a Britsish double agent and a Danish idealist.

    At Home in the World

    • Andreas Koefoed
    • 2015
    • 58 min
    • IDFA Competition for Mid-Length Documentary, Benjamin Barber: Jihad vs. McWorld 2015

    At a Danish Red Cross school, young refugees are being prepared for regular education. Among them is an introverted Chechnyan named Magomed.

    Big Time

    • Kaspar Astrup Schröder
    • 2017
    • 93 min
    • Panorama

    A portrait of the high-flying young Danish architect Bjarke Ingels during a hectic period in both his personal and professional life.

    Carl & Niels

    • Alexander Lind
    • 2013
    • 29 min
    • IDFA Competition for Student Documentary

    Twin brothers Carl and Niels were inseparable as children, but now that they have grown up they face losing one another.

    The Circus Dynasty

    • Anders Riis-Hansen
    • 2014
    • 90 min
    • Panorama

    Patrick Berdino and Merrylu Casselly, scions of famous circus families, fall in love. It sounds like a fairytale, and it’s filmed like one, too.

    Cosmic Top Secret

    • Trine Laier
    • 2017
    • IDFA DocLab Competition for Digital Storytelling

    Solve puzzles and train military disciplines as a fragile paper agent "T" and find out what her dad did for the Danish intelligence during the Cold War. 

    Déjà vu

    • Jon Bang Carlsen
    • 2015
    • 85 min
    • Masters

    Using excerpts from his films, director Jon Bang Carlsen analyzes how personal experiences influence his work.

    Dreaming Murakami

    • Nitesh Anjaan
    • 2017
    • 58 min
    • Panorama

    Surreal elements enrich this portrait of Mette Holm, who has been translating the work of Murakami into Danish for many years.

    The Fencing Champion

    • Simon Wilmont
    • 2014
    • 27 min
    • Kids & Docs, IDFA Junior

    With his trainer at his side, fencing champion Ruben is fighting not only to win, but also to learn how to control this temper.

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