IDFA Competition for Mid-Length Documentary

    Fifteen documentaries between 40 and 70 minutes long are competing in this competition.

    IDFA Award for Best Mid-Length Documentary (€ 10,000) was awarded to Martin Benchimol and Pablo Aparo for The Dread (Argentina). 
    The IDFA Special Jury Award for Mid-Length Documentary (€ 2,500) went to Last Days in Shibati (France) by Hendrick Dusollier. 

    Selection 2017

    Awaken
    Jiawei Ning | China | 2017 | 63 min.

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

    Black Stones
    Usama Ghanoum | Syria, Egypt, Germany | 2017 | 48 min.
    Also selected for the focus program Shifting Perspectives: The Arab World.

    The Call
    Enrico Maisto | Italy | 2017 | 56 min.

    The Dread
    Martin Benchimol, Pablo Aparo | Argentina | 2017 | 67 min.

    Kalès
    Laurent Van Lancker | Belgium | 2017 | 63 min.

    Last Days in Shibati
    Hendrick Dusollier | France | 2017 | 60 min.

    Orione
    Toia Bonino | Argentina | 2017 | 67 min.

    Raghu Rai, an Unframed Portrait
    Avani Rai | India, Finland, Norway | 2017 | 55 min.

    Rezo
    Leo Gabriadze | Russia | 2017 | 63 min.

    The Russian Job
    Petr Horký | Czech Republic | 2017 | 70 min.

    See You Tomorrow, God Willing!  
    Ainara Vera | Spain, Norway | 2017 | 61 min.

    Shadows
    Noa Aharoni | Israel | 2017 | 53 min.

    Songs for Kit
    Ruslan Fedotow | Belarus, Russia | 2017 | 57 min.

    The Ugliest Car
    Grzegorz Szczepaniak | Poland | 2017 | 47 min.