All Sets

    Online IDFA-documentaries, handpicked for you. Sets of films based on topical issues, or picked by a guest curator with a special view. You can watch them for free or for a small fee.


    Kids & Docs

    • set 8 films

    The Kids Docs Workshop has started: talented filmmakers are working on short docs for kids - to be screened at IDFA in the future. The issues they portray are all but childish. Watch a selection of workshop-results from the past (for free), like Danny's Parade.

    Barbara Visser

    • set 5 films

    Barbara Visser, interim artistic director of IDFA, took over from founder Ally Derks. She's the first online curator to assemble a set of IDFA-films. Documentaries which made her look at things in a new way. 


    • set 7 films

    Elk jaar wordt er op een vaste dag stil gestaan bij de rechten van het kind en daarom heeft Docschool Online een selectie films die het verhaal vertellen van kinderen voor wie onderwijs, veiligheid en bescherming niet zo vanzelfsprekend is.

    British Class

    • set 5 films

    The British elections this week promise to be exciting. We've selected documentaries shedding light on this peculiar island's society, e.g. Together from 1956. 

    Schoolvoorstellingen VO IDFA 2015

    • set 7 films

    De geselecteerde schoolvoorstellingen van IDFA 2015 voor het voortgezet onderwijs lieten een grote indruk achter op de leerlingen die het festival bezochten. Ze staan nu allemaal in deze set op Docschool Online.

    A set by guest curator Christine Otten

    • set 5 films

    Writer Christine Otten (1961) will interview  director Raoul Peck after the screening of his documentary I Am Not Your Negro on May 2. The author, known for her social commitment, last year published her book We had Love, We Had Weapons, on civil rights activist Robert F. Williams. Otten picked five IDFA-docs on civil rights movements and racism, which can be watched online.

    Traces of Danniel Danniel

    • set 5 films

    Danniel Danniel died on May 4th. The editor, director and screenwriter, born in Israel in 1950, will live on in his films and memories of the people he worked with and inspired. This set contains five documentaries of Danniel as a maker, editor and inspirator.  

    Joumana El Zein Khoury

    • set 4 films

    Joumana El Zein Khoury is one of the new board members at IDFA. As a guest curator she composed a set from our online collection, with, among others, Return to Homs.

    Nick Broomfield

    • set 5 films

    Nick Broomfields new documentary on Whitney Houston releases this week in Dutch cinema’s. We’ve selected five ‘oldies’ for you to watch online, by this established, honored and controversial filmmaker, like Fetishes: Mistresses and Domination at Pandora's Box.


    • set 3 films

    Hoe moeten kinderen nepnieuws van echt nieuws onderscheiden als zelfs volwassenen dat niet kunnen? Dat staat centraal in deze set waarin wij de 3 films van de Media in Beeld box hebben verzameld.