IBF Harvest at IDFA 2017

    Fifteen films realized with support of the IDFA Bertha Fund are screening at IDFA in November.

    The IDFA Bertha Fund is proud to present the latest batch of documentaries realized with support from the fund at IDFA this November. Fifteen IBF-supported films from all over the world have been selected and will be screened during IDFA. Among these are three projects that have received an IBF Europe International Co-production grant: Demons in Paradise, Of Fathers and Sons and Raghu Rai, an Unframed Portrait. The Mulberry House (2013) will be screened as a part of the focus program Shifting Perspectives: The Arab World.

    Amal
    Mohamed Siam | Egypt, Lebanon, Germany, France, Norway, Denmark, Qatar | 2017 | 81 min.
    IDFA Competition for Feature-Length Documentary | Shifting Perspectives: The Arab World
    Supported with an IBF Classic (Post-)Production grant in February 2016. The project was also pitched at IDFA Forum in 2016.

    City of the Sun
    Rati Oneli | Georgia, United States, Qatar, The Netherlands | 2017 | 104 min.
    Camera in Focus | Best of Fests
    Supported with an IBF Classic (Post-)Production grant in February 2016. The project was also pitched at IDFA Forum in 2015.

    Cocaine Prison
    Violeta Ayala | Bolivia, Australia, France, United States | 2017 | 76 min.
    Best of Fests
    Supported with an IBF Classic Development grant in February 2010. The project was also pitched at IDFA Forum in 2010.

    Demons in Paradise
    Jude Ratnam | France, Sri Lanka | 2017 | 94 min.
    Best of Fests
    Supported with an IBF Classic Development grant in 2009, an IBF Classic (Post-)Production grant in 2010 and an IBF Europe International Co-production grant in 2015. The project also took part in the IDFAcademy Summer School in 2009.

    Of Fathers and Sons
    Talal Derki | Germany, Syria | 2017 | 98 min.
    IDFA Competition for Feature-Length Documentary
    Supported with an IBF Europe International Co-production grant in 2015.

    Heiress of the Wind
    Gloria Carrión Fonseca | Nicaragua | 2017 | 89 min.
    Panorama
    Supported with an IBF Classic (Post-)Production grant in 2014. The project also took part in the IDFAcademy Summer School in 2016.

    House in the Fields
    Tala Hadid | Morocco, Qatar | 2017 | 86 min.
    Camera in Focus | Best of Fests
    Supported with an IBF Classic (Post-)Production grant in February 2016.

    In Praise of Nothing
    Boris Mitic | Serbia, Croatia, France | 2017 | 78 min.
    Masters
    Supported with an IBF Classic (Post-)Production grant in February 2014.

    Mama Colonel
    Dieudo Hamadi | Democratic Republic of the Congo, France | 2017 | 73 min.
    Best of Fests
    Supported with an IBF Classic (Post-)Production grant in May 2014.

    The Mulberry House
    Sara Ishaq | Yemen, Syria, Egypt, United Arab Emirates | 2013 | 65 min.
    Shifting Perspectives: The Arab World
    Supported with an IBF Classic (Post-)Production grant in June 2012. The project also took part in the IDFAcademy Summer School in 2013.

    The Next Guardian
    Dorottya Zurbó, Arun Bhattarai | Hungary, Bhutan | 2017 | 72 min.
    IDFA Competition for First Appearance
    Supported with an IBF Classic Development grant in February 2015 and IBF Europe International Co-production grant in 2017. The project also took part in the IDFAcademy Summer School in 2015.

    Raghu Rai, an Unframed Portrait
    Avani Rai | India, Finland, Norway | 2017 | 55 min.
    IDFA Competition for Mid-Length Documentary
    Supported with an IBF Europe International Co-production grant in February 2016. The project was also pitched at IDFA Forum in 2016.

    Silas
    Anjali Nayar, Hawa Essuman | Canada, South Africa, Kenya | 2017 | 80 min.
    Best of Fests
    Supported with an IBF Classic (Post-)Production grant in February 2012.

    Silence Is a Falling Body
    Agustina Comedi | Argentina | 2017 | 75 min.
    Panorama
    Supported with an IBF Classic Development grant in May 2014.

    Strike a Rock
    Aliki Saragas | South Africa | 2017 | 87 min.
    Panorama
    Supported with an IBF Classic (Post-)Production grant in February 2017.