• set 5 items

    IDFA's focus program Serialized experiments with the format of documentary series within a festival setting. We present five series, both web documentaries and linear documentaries.

    Items in this selection

    America to Me

    • Steve James
    • 2018

    Equal opportunities for all? This compelling series about an American high school is a biting exposé of the different standards for students from a variety of backgrounds.

    The Barricade

    • Bruno Masi
    • 2018

    An exciting montage of archive footage from the Parisian student revolt and fictional voice-overs, showing historical events from two personal perspectives.

    Flavours of Iraq

    • Leonard Cohen
    • 2018

    Twenty powerful animated films appeal to the senses in a rich portrayal of the country and familiy of an Iraqi-French journalist.

    The Trade

    • Matthew Heineman
    • 2018

    A miniseries in five episodes that captures the heroin epidemic in the U.S. in harrowing scenes with the intensity of a thriller.

    The Village

    • Claire Simon
    • 2019

    A small village in southern France is the improbable setting for an ambitious documentary festival: a cultural utopia among the vineyards and cherry trees.