IDFA Competition for Short Documentary

    A selection of international short films compete in this competition. An international jury will evaluate the films and select the winners of the IDFA Award for Best Short Documentary and the IDFA Special Jury Award for Short Documentary.

    Selection 2017

    As We're Told
    Erik Holmström, Fredrik Wenzel | Sweden | 2017 | 28 min.

    Fire Mouth
    Luciano Pérez Fernández | Brazil | 2017 | 9 min.

    Five Years After the War
    Samuel Albaric, Martin Wiklund, Ulysse Lefort | France | 2017 | 17 min.

    Hairat
    Jessica Beshir | Ethiopia, United States, Mexico | 2017 | 7 min.

    How to Make a Pearl
    Jason Hanasik | United States, United Kingdom | 2017 | 22 min.

    Juan Perros
    Rodrigo Imaz | Mexico | 2016 | 34 min.

    Kumbh
    Umesh Kulkarni | India, Denmark | 2017 | 30 min.

    The Last Honey Hunter
    Ben Knight | Nepal | 2017 | 36 min.

    Lon
    Nina Landau | Belgium | 2017 | 7 min.

    Love Letters
    Tara Fallaux | The Netherlands | 2017 | 24 min.

    One Day in Aleppo
    Ali Alibrahim | Syria, Sweden | 2017 | 24 min.

    Personal Truth
    Charlie Lyne | United Kingdom | 2017 | 17 min.

    The Same
    Dejan Petrović | Serbia | 2017 | 17 min.

    Strike Team
    Willie Ebersol | United States | 2017 | 25 min.

    Zhalanash - Empty Shore
    Marcin Sauter | Poland | 2017 | 40 min.