IDFA Competition for Dutch Documentary

    Dutch documentaries have always occupied an important position at the festival. Since 2009, IDFA has presented the IDFA Award for Dutch Documentary to highlight this connection. 

    The Beeld en Geluid IDFA Award for Dutch Documentary (€ 7,500) went to The Long Seasonby Leonard Retel Helmrich. 
    Maasja Ooms received the IDFA Special Jury Award for Dutch Documentary (€ 2,500) for Alicia

    Selection 2017

    Alicia 
    Maasja Ooms | The Netherlands | 2017 | 90 min.

    Back to the Taj Mahal Hotel
    Carina Molier | The Netherlands | 2017 | 70 min.
    Also selected for the IDFA Competition for Mid-Length Documentary.

    Deaf Child
    Alex de Ronde | The Netherlands | 2017 | 72 min.

    Fatum (Room 216)
    Ramon Gieling | The Netherlands | 2017 | 74 min.

    Garden of Life
    Marco Niemeijer | The Netherlands | 2017 | 73 min.

    Independent Boy
    Vincent Boy Kars | The Netherlands | 2017 | 90 min.

    Instant Dreams
    Willem Baptist | The Netherlands | 2017 | 91 min.
    Also selected for the IDFA Competition for First Appearance.

    Lady of the Harbour
    Sean Wang | The Netherlands, China | 2017 | 90 min.

    The Last Fight
    Victor Vroegindeweij | The Netherlands | 2017 | 70 min.

    The Long Season
    Leonard Retel Helmrich | The Netherlands | 2017 | 115 min.
    Also selected for the IDFA Competition for Feature-Length Documentary.

    My Name Is Nobody
    Denise Janzee | The Netherlands | 2017 | 89 min.

    Piet Is Gone
    Jaap van Hoewijk | The Netherlands | 2017 | 72 min.

    The Pilot's Mask
    Simonka de Jong | The Netherlands | 2017 | 93 min.

    The Red Soul
    Jessica Gorter | The Netherlands | 2017 | 90 min.
    Also selected for the IDFA Competition for Feature-Length Documentary.

    A Stranger Came to Town 
    Thomas Vroege | The Netherlands | 2017 | 71 min.