IDFA Forum Project Selection

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    2017 (56)

    Aalto - Architect of Emotions

    • Virpi Suutari

    A love story of Alvar and Aino Aalto, Finnish masters of modern architecture and design, and enchanting journey to their creations and influence around the world.


    • Mo Scarpelli

    A young boy living at the very edge of the modern world seeks his place within it, exploring and exposing the tensions around “progress” engulfing him and his country.

    Belly of the Beast

    • Erika Cohn

    Belly of the Beast intimately chronicles the journey of women fighting reproductive injustice in their communities.

    Blood on the Trident

    • Vlady Antonevicz

    Mini series Blood on the Trident chronicles a DIY investigation/journey of two friends seeking the truth behind a viral murder posted on Youtube. Adaptation and sequel of Credit for Murder (2015)

    A Boarding School

    • Shalahuddin Siregar

    A Boarding School offers rare access inside an Islamic boarding school. It invites the audience to delve deep into the inner workings of an Indonesian school that fosters democracy and tolerance against the rise of extremism in today’s world.

    Born in China

    • Nanfu Wang, Lynn Zhang

    Nearly 40 years after China enacted one of the most brutal population-control policies in history -the infamous “one-child” policy, aimed at launching China “from poverty to prosperity”- Born in China explores the ongoing human consequences of that policy.

    Born to Be Second

    • Jian Fan

    After a disaster takes away their only child, a tormented couple copes with the loss of their daughter while struggling to raise the son born to replace her.


    • Winslow Porter, Milica Zec

    You will step into the shoes of a young girl orphaned in a war-torn country, and witness key moments of her growth. Breathe explores the power of the human spirit in both life and death.

    Busy Inside

    • Olga Lvoff

    Karen, a therapist, helps people who suffer from Dissociative Identity Disorder—the condition she has herself, juggling seventeen alter egos of her own. 

    A Comedian in a Syrian Tragedy

    • Rami Farah

    A portrait of Syrian actor Fares Helou, who calls for freedom, is forced out of his country and experiences the absurdities of exiled existence, by Rami Farah, who shares his struggle.