During the year, many films that premiered at IDFA get released theatrically in the Netherlands. While cinemas are now closed until at least February 9, the films listed below can be streamed online at Picl (from The Netherlands only).
When theaters reopen, more IDFA titles to screen in cinemas will be added to this page. When cinemas re-open, The Best of IDFA on Tour will also return to theaters.
Congolese plantation workers set a new precedent: they successfully co-opt the concept of the "white cube" gallery space as a means to stop the commercial exploitation of their land by multinationals such as Unilever.
An impressionistic report from the border regions of Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon. In his distinctively stunning style, Rosi shows the people's resilience and miseries of everyday life in a region scarred by decades of conflict and oppression.
The Mole Agent
In this blend of spy flick and observational documentary, 83-year-old Sergio goes undercover in an old folks' home. Starting out as a wryly comical detective yarn, the film ultimately offers us an intimate look at affection and loneliness in old age.
El Father Plays Himself
A making-of documentary about a movie with an uncontrollable protagonist in the remote jungle. Sharp and moving observations reveal the dynamics of a son directing his father who's playing his totally-off-the-rails-self.