Pakhuis de Zwijger

    Check out all there is to see and do at Pakhuis de Zwijger.

    Fri 22 November

    19:30

    IDFA on Stage: Again - Live

    • Mario Pfeifer
    • 2019
    • 50 min
    • event Created with Sketch. Fri 22 November
    • 19:30 - 20:35
    • Pakhuis de Zwijger
    Tickets available

    Director Mario Pfeifer adapted his project Again to a live experience that revolves around a man who was dragged out of a supermarket and tied to a tree after harassing an employee. Was this incident a justified intervention or an act of vigilantism?IDFA on Stage is made possible by Prins Bernard Cultuurfonds and Zabawas Foundation.

    Sat 23 November

    10:30

    Scheme Birds

    • Ellen Fiske, Ellinor Hallin
    • 2019
    • 86 min
    • event Created with Sketch. Sat 23 November
    • 10:30 - 12:16
    • Pakhuis de Zwijger
    Tickets available

    There are few prospects for young people in the Scottish town of Motherwell, which has never recovered from the closure of the steelworks in 1997—the year Gemma was born. In a candid coming-of-age documentary, we see the town through her eyes.

    13:00

    Fat Front

    • Louise Unmack Kjeldsen, Louise Detlefsen
    • 2019
    • 87 min
    • event Created with Sketch. Sat 23 November
    • 13:00 - 14:47
    • Pakhuis de Zwijger
    Tickets available

    An optimistic portrait of four young Scandinavian women who start a body positivity movement. They carry their fat bodies with pride, and bid farewell to the self-hatred and guilt they have lived with for so long.

    15:30

    Objector

    • Molly Stuart
    • 2019
    • 75 min
    • event Created with Sketch. Sat 23 November
    • 15:30 - 16:50
    • Pakhuis de Zwijger
    Tickets available

    Like most young adults in Israel, Atalya is required to join the army. She refuses, though, because there’s no way she’s going to participate in the oppression of Palestinians. We watch closely as she grows into a staunch human rights activist.

    17:30

    Hi, AI

    • Isa Willinger
    • 2019
    • 88 min
    • event Created with Sketch. Sat 23 November
    • 17:30 - 19:18
    • Pakhuis de Zwijger
    Tickets available

    A laconic, humorous and thought-provoking look at artificial intelligence. An elderly woman and a lonely man interact with their robot buddies, revealing a deep need for human contact.

    20:00

    Solidarity

    • Lucy Parker
    • 2019
    • 75 min
    • event Created with Sketch. Sat 23 November
    • 20:00 - 21:35
    • Pakhuis de Zwijger
    Tickets available

    Investigations and interviews reveal shocking practices in the British construction industry, which for years kept a secret blacklist of workers who complained about working conditions. Multiple voices bear witness to an ongoing struggle for justice.

    Sun 24 November

    10:30
    13:00

    Blow It to Bits

    • Lech Kowalski
    • 2019
    • 109 min
    • event Created with Sketch. Sun 24 November
    • 13:00 - 15:09
    • Pakhuis de Zwijger
    Tickets available

    An engaged account of the events surrounding the planned closure of the GM&S car part factory in La Souterraine, France. The employees will go to extreme lengths to keep their jobs.

    16:00
    18:45

    Punks

    • Maasja Ooms
    • 2019
    • 90 min
    • event Created with Sketch. Sun 24 November
    • 18:45 - 20:20
    • Pakhuis de Zwijger
    Tickets available

    An intimate and sincere portrait of problem teenagers who are placed under temporary supervision. The challenging conversations with a counselor are meant to lead to a better life, but their past won’t leave them alone.

    21:15

    Fri 29 November

    20:00

    Push

    • Fredrik Gertten
    • 2019
    • 92 min
    • event Created with Sketch. Fri 29 November
    • 20:00 - 21:37
    • Pakhuis de Zwijger
    Sold out

    Housing in major cities has become unaffordable for many. Push explores the world of slumlords, property speculators and venture capitalists, and features Leilani Farha, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Housing.

    22:15

    You Think The Earth Is a Dead Thing

    • Florence Lazar
    • 2019
    • 70 min
    • event Created with Sketch. Fri 29 November
    • 22:15 - 23:30
    • Pakhuis de Zwijger
    Tickets available

    The use of pesticides on banana plantations on the Caribbean island of Martinique has polluted large areas of land. Local people counter this toxic crisis by implementing new ways of land use, rooted in traditional local knowledge.

    Sat 30 November

    10:00

    Angels on Diamond Street

    • Petr Lom
    • 2019
    • 88 min
    • event Created with Sketch. Sat 30 November
    • 10:00 - 11:48
    • Pakhuis de Zwijger
    Tickets available

    With a sympathetic eye, filmmaker Petr Lom follows life at the soup kitchen of the Church of the Advocate in North Philadelphia. He records what happens when an undocumented Mexican family asks for sanctuary at the church.

    12:30

    King of the Cruise

    • Sophie Dros
    • 2019
    • 74 min
    • event Created with Sketch. Sat 30 November
    • 12:30 - 13:49
    • Pakhuis de Zwijger
    Tickets available

    During his vacation on a luxury cruise ship, the wealthy Scottish-American baron Ronald Reisinger is a striking and popular guest. Behind his sophisticated stories and decadent riches, however, hides a lonely man who is yearning for love.

    14:45

    iHuman

    • Tonje Hessen Schei
    • 2019
    • 99 min
    • event Created with Sketch. Sat 30 November
    • 14:45 - 16:29
    • Pakhuis de Zwijger
    Tickets available

    The use of artificial intelligence has far-reaching consequences, especially in the context of power and social control. With great access to many influential voices on this subject, iHuman explores how AI is changing our lives and our world.

    17:15

    Landless

    • Camila Freitas
    • 2019
    • 112 min
    • event Created with Sketch. Sat 30 November
    • 17:15 - 19:12
    • Pakhuis de Zwijger
    Tickets available

    Over the course of four years we follow a group of members of the Landless Workers’ Movement in Brazil, as they fight for agricultural land so they can build a better future for local people.

    20:30

    XY Chelsea

    • Tim Travers Hawkins
    • 2019
    • 92 min
    • event Created with Sketch. Sat 30 November
    • 20:30 - 22:15
    • Pakhuis de Zwijger
    Tickets available

    An intimate investigative portrait of whistleblower Chelsea Manning, who was pardoned by President Barack Obama in 2017. Only now that she’s free can Manning fully experience and give shape to her new gender identity.

    Sun 1 December

    10:30

    Prison for Profit

    • Ilse van Velzen, Femke van Velzen
    • 2019
    • 83 min
    • event Created with Sketch. Sun 1 December
    • 10:30 - 12:13
    • Pakhuis de Zwijger
    Tickets available

    Whistleblowers, former prisoners and an investigative journalist paint a shocking picture of South Africa’s first privatized prison. Profit maximization is the priority, with underpaid guards and violence against prisoners the inevitable outcome.

    13:00

    The Forum

    • Marcus Vetter
    • 2019
    • 118 min
    • event Created with Sketch. Sun 1 December
    • 13:00 - 15:03
    • Pakhuis de Zwijger
    Sold out

    Every year, the international elite gather at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland to talk privately about global issues. Marcus Vetter was the first filmmaker to be granted behind-the-scenes access.

    15:45