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    IDFA by Night: top documentaries in the open air July 2-12

    Come see nine special IDFA films this summer in our outdoor cinema at Pakhuis de Zwijger. With introductions and other programming before the screenings. Admission is free!

    In memory of Menno Boerema

    This weekend IDFA lost a great friend and collaborator, Menno Boerema. We are very saddened to learn of the death of this great documentary editor. We send our deepest condolences to his family.

    July 30: Queerama in FC Hyena (free outdoor screening!)

    Specially for Pride 2019, IDFA and FC Hyena present a free open-air screening of Queerama. The film tells the extraordinary story of gay acceptance and emancipation in 20th century England. Admission is free!

    Street footballer Rocky Hehakaija presents 3 films about female athletes

    Get ready for the Women’s World Cup with 3 IDFA films about women and sports as selected by street football star Rocky Hehakaija, who hosted our screening of Freedom Fields at Cluppi on june 8.

    Watch IDFA films at We Make The City (June 17-23)

    We Make The City, the festival that makes cities better, presents four documentaries specially selected by IDFA about urban problems and their solutions. To watch the program, buy your tickets for the screenings in Studio/K. We Make The City runs from June 17 to 23.

    Scorsese's new Bob Dylan documentary at IDFA Special

    THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT - Going behind the scenes of Bob Dylan’s freewheeling 1975-76 tour, Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese casts a new light on the legendary musician as he journeys across a fraught America. Part documentary, part concert film, part fever dream, this Netflix original screens in Tuschinski on June 11 alongside 39 other cities worldwide—a global avant-première for a very special IDFA Special. Buy your tickets now.

    Read IDFA’s 2018 annual report

    With another year behind us, we’re eager to share our thoughts, reflections, facts, and figures with you. Our 2018 annual report is now published, and ready for your eyes.

    IDFA and IFFR call for immediate release of Myanmar filmmaker and festival director Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi

    Today, IDFA and IFFR issue a joint statement that calls for the immediate release of imprisoned Myanmar filmmaker and festival director Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi. We urge you to read the statement and sign your name below.

    Roy Seerden selects: 9x films about night

    Freedom, vulnerability, and loneliness: filmmaker Roy Seerden selects 9 IDFA films about feelings that the night hours evoke, or feelings that find a home at night. You can watch them all in the IDFA online collection.

    IDFA bids farewell to Senior Programmer Martijn te Pas after 20 years

    After 20 fantastic years with IDFA, we bid farewell to Senior Programmer Martijn te Pas. We will miss him dearly and wish him nothing but the best on his new chapter in Stockholm. On to the next adventure!