IDFA Forum Harvest at IDFA 2018

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    This year, 13 films previously pitched at IDFA Forum made it into the official festival selection. Explore the titles online below.

    Items in this selection

    Bellingcat – Truth in a Post-Truth World

    • Hans Pool
    • 2018

    A fascinating look at the network of citizen journalists known as Bellingcat, whose use of modern technology is smarter than that of many major news organizations.

    Butterfly

    • Alessandro Cassigoli, Casey Kauffman
    • 2018

    This intimate documentary follows an exceptionally talented female boxer who wants to hit peak performance, but also longs for the life of an ordinary 18-year-old.

    Chinese Portrait

    • Xiaoshuai Wang
    • 2018

    Modern China, captured in a series of almost motionless portraits. Documentary precision work from the director of award-winning feature films such as Frozen and Beijing Bicycle.

    Earn a Living

    • Yuval Orr
    • 2018

    Seven documentaries about a universal basic income explore our relationship with work and money, from Kenya to the Netherlands and from North Carolina to Tokyo.

    Heartbound

    • Janus Metz, Sine Plambech
    • 2018

    A Danish Thai woman named Sommai is the pivotal figure in this long-term portrayal of Thai women traveling to Europe to marry.

    Los Reyes

    • Bettina Perut, Iván Osnovikoff
    • 2018

    The life of some tough teenagers at the Chilean skatepark Los Reyes, seen through the eyes of two stray dogs, Chola and Football.

    Marceline. A Woman. A Century

    • Cordelia Dvorák
    • 2018

    A portrait of Marceline Loridan-Ivens, a writer and filmmaker who, having survived the Holocaust, never let anyone constrain her again.

    Sakawa

    • Ben Asamoah
    • 2018

    An unbiased behind-the-scenes look at internet scamming in Ghana, where con artists cheat wealthy Westerners to escape poverty.

    The Trial of Ratko Mladić

    • Henry Singer, Rob Miller
    • 2018

    The trial of General Ratko Mladić, through the eyes of prosecutors, defense attorneys, genocide survivors and Mladić's supporters.

    What Walaa Wants

    • Christy Garland
    • 2018

    The rebellious Walaa is growing up with few prospects in the dangerous environment of a Palestinian refugee camp. The escape route she dreams of is to join the police.

    #Female Pleasure

    • Barbara Miller
    • 2018

    Mechanisms of hostility toward women span cultures, religions and continents, as we see in this portrait of five women fighting for their sexual freedom and autonomy.