All Documentaries

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

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    Ahmad's Hair

    • Susan Koenen
    • 2016
    • 16 min
    • IDFA School Program

    Syrian refugee Ahmad (12) is busy trying to make Dutch friends. It turns out he's also on a personal, heart-warming mission.

    Ahmed - Almost 13

    • Ritchie Cavander-Cole
    • 2011
    • 38 min
    • Kids & Docs

    An intimate glimpse into the daily life of a Chechen family in Norway, seen through the eyes of the oldest son, a 13-year-old.

    Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer

    • Nick Broomfield, Joan Churchill
    • 2003
    • 89 min
    • The Visual Voice

    For the second time, Nick Broomfield focuses on the tragic fate of Aileen Wuornos, "America’s first female serial killer."

    Alicia

    • Maasja Ooms
    • 2017
    • 90 min
    • IDFA Competition for Dutch Documentary

    Nine-year-old Alicia just wants a safe and loving environment, but that’s not always easy when you live in an orphanage.

    All of Me

    • Susan Koenen
    • 2012
    • 15 min
    • Kids & Docs

    Diede and Emma share everything with each other. Everything? Well, almost everything. Because Diede has a secret: she's clairvoyant.

    All These Sleepless Nights

    • Michal Marczak
    • 2016
    • 100 min
    • Paradocs

    A coming-of-age portrait about alcohol, drugs, girls and house music, balancing between fact and fiction.

    Alone Together

    • Guus Voorham
    • 2018
    • 17 min
    • Paradocs

    In “girlfriend role play” videos on YouTube, women whisper softly to their webcams as if to a lover. What happens when intimacy becomes a product?

    Alone

    • Wang Bing
    • 2012
    • 89 min
    • Top 10

    A poignant portrait of three Chinese sisters aged four, six and ten, who live in the mountains without parents.

    Always Together

    • Eva Tomanova
    • 2014
    • 77 min
    • IDFA Competition for First Appearance

    The ideal life of a self-sufficient family in the Czech countryside is subtly dissected by the filmmaker, who has some reservations about the choices of the parents.

    Amal

    • Mohamed Siam
    • 2017
    • 83 min
    • IDFA Competition for Feature-Length Documentary, Shifting Perspectives: The Arab World

    At age 14, Amal is already taking part in protests on Tahrir Square. In the years after, she searches for her identity in a country in transition.

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