Tickets & venues

    Here you can find all practical information about the festival venues and ticket sales of IDFA 2019. Heads up: the pre-sale of a number of specials has already started. The second batch of IDFA Specials is going on sale October 17. Presale of regular film screenings will start November 7.

    Ticket sales

    General ticket sales for IDFA 2019 start on November 7 at 9:00 am via the website and app (iOS en Android).

    IDFA Friends, guests, and relations can purchase tickets starting November 4 at 12:00 noon. You can become a Friend of IDFA starting at €3,- per month.

    More info about buying tickets

    Watching 5 or more films? Buy a Discount Pass

    Want to see 5 or more screenings? Then be sure to get your personal Discount Pass (Voordeelpas) before ordering your tickets, available for €12.50. With the Discount Pass a ticket costs only €8.50, as opposed to the regular ticket price of €11.50.

    How does the Discount Pass work? After you have paid, you will immediately receive the Discount Pass in your email as a pdf file with a barcode. All tickets that you then purchase with the Discount Pass fare will automatically be uploaded to this pdf file. The pass is your admission ticket and is scanned directly (from mobile or print) at the venue.

    Read about the Discount Pass


    Film screenings

    Pathé TuschinskiReguliersbreestraat 26

    Pathé de MuntVijzelstraat 15

    EYEIJpromenade 1

    Vlaams Cultuurhuis de Brakke GrondNes 45

    De Kleine KomedieAmstel 56-58

    Koninklijk Theater CarréAmstel 115-125

    Het KetelhuisPazzanistraat 4

    De BalieKleine-Gartmanplantsoen 10

    Podium MozaïekBos en Lommerweg 191

    TolhuistuinIJpromenade 2

    Bijlmer ParktheaterAnton de Komplein 240

    DeLaMar TheaterMarnixstraat 402

    Lil'Amsterdam - Central Station

    Rialto - Ceintuurbaan 338

    Filmtheater Kriterion - Roetersstraat 170

    Pakhuis de Zwijger - Piet Heinkade 179

    ARTIS-Planetarium - Plantage Kerklaan 59I

    OBA (Amsterdam Public Library) - Oosterdokskade 143

    Theater Amsterdam - Danzigerkade 5

    Find industry venues on this page.

    IDFA DocLab locations

    TolhuistuinIJpromenade 2 | Main location & exhibition

    Lil'Amsterdam - Central Station | Pop-up AR & VR Cinema

    ARTIS-Planetarium - Plantage Kerklaan 59I | 360° dome projections

    Compagnietheater - Kloveniersburgwal 50 | DocLab Interactive Conference

    Industry HQ

    Vlaams Cultuurhuis de Brakke GrondNes 45 | Press Office, Guest Services, Industry Talks & more

    Find all Industry locations on this page


    As part of our ongoing commitment to delivering an inclusive festival experience, IDFA is working to remove several access barriers in our programming and services. Accessibility information about each location is forthcoming. Read more about IDFA and accessibility here.