IDFA online

    Stay home and attend IDFA 2020 at the same time!

    Until December 6 IDFA will screen the best documentary films and new media projects at fixed times in an online cinema at All online screenings are introduced by IDFA's programmers and often followed by a Talk—an in-depth interview with the filmmaker—or a shorter Q&A. The online screenings take place between 14:00 and approximately 23:00 on weekdays, and between 10:00 and approximately 23:00 on weekends.

    Note: due to distribution rights, online cinema screenings are only available within the Netherlands.

    How to buy a ticket for an online screening?

    1. Go to or the IDFA app and log in with your MyIDFA account. Don't have a MyIDFA account? Create one here.

    2. Go to 'Program per day' or to 'Program A to Z', select the title or event of your choice, and buy a ticket for a screening in one of our online cinemas. Both iDeal and credit card are accepted.

    3. After payment you will receive a confirmation email and your ticket will be added to your MyIDFA account. Do you have a strippenkaart? Then your tickets will be automatically loaded onto it.

    4. For an online film screening go to where, after you have logged in with your MyIDFA account, your film will be ready on the homepage. The online cinema is open twenty minutes before the start time.

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