IDFA 2020 visitor information

    What does IDFA look like this year? On this page you'll find all practical information about visiting the festival, including ticket sales, locations, and frequently asked questions.

    From November 18 to December 6, you can watch documentary films and new media projects together again and follow up with the filmmakers, protagonists, and other speakers in person and online.

    This year, IDFA will take place in Amsterdam cinemas, and 6 films—including the festival's opening film—will also screen in cinemas throughout the Netherlands. Additionally, for audiences within the Netherlands, there will be online screenings at fixed times every day with talks before and after the film.

    IDFA closely follows the COVID-19 measures set by the government. As soon as the situation changes, we adapt the information on our website. Follow us on online for the most up-to-date information.

    From November 9, the entire IDFA program will be online with screening times and locations. For (Special) Friends the general ticket sales start on Monday, November 9 at noon. General ticket sales for everyone begins on Thursday, November 12 at 9 a.m.

    All other practical information about IDFA 2020 can be found below.

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