IDFA x Podium Mozaïek

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    From Wednesday 21 through Sunday 25 November, Podium Mozaïek provides an intimate setting for a broad range of documentaries accompanied by extensive sidebar programmes. Stories of contemporary relevance from the big city, lots of (innovators in) music, strong women, an intimate evening as part of the Frontlight section and attention for the refugee situation in Europe.

    Items in this selection

    Railway Men

      • event Created with Sketch. Wednesday 21 November
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      Has the Jasmine Revolution really changed Tunisia? Due to corruption and incompetence, Tunisian railway workers risk their lives every day.

      Cause of Death

        • event Created with Sketch. Wednesday 21 November
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        Beloved

          • event Created with Sketch. Thursday 22 November
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          The 82-year-old Firouzeh prefers a hard, solitary herder’s existence with her cows to a more comfortable life among people.

          What Walaa Wants

            • event Created with Sketch. Thursday 22 November
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            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.

            Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist

              • event Created with Sketch. Thursday 22 November
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              A fantastically documented portrait of flamboyant fashion designer Vivienne Westwood, who has most recently become a climate activist.

              Freedom Fields

                • event Created with Sketch. Thursday 22 November
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                Women’s football faces huge opposition in Libya but a group of ambitious players fight for autonomy, on and off the field.

                The Good Neighbour(s)

                  • event Created with Sketch. Friday 23 November
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                  Two neighbors conduct a survey among lonely old people for the Rotterdam city council. They soon decide to abandon their questionnaires and take action.

                  Los Reyes

                    • event Created with Sketch. Friday 23 November
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                    The life of some tough teenagers at the Chilean skatepark Los Reyes, seen through the eyes of two stray dogs, Chola and Football.

                    Shorts: Resilient Cities

                      • event Created with Sketch. Friday 23 November
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                      Quand tout le monde dort

                        • event Created with Sketch. Friday 23 November
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                        Filmmaker Jérôme Clément-Wilz takes us into the heart of a group of friends who organize underground parties in Paris.

                        Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl

                          • event Created with Sketch. Saturday 24 November
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                          Witness the rise, fall and resurrection of Kate Nash in this intimate portrait of a talented singer-songwriter who risked it all to remain true to herself.

                          Rudeboy: The Story of Trojan Records

                            • event Created with Sketch. Saturday 24 November
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                            Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes

                              • event Created with Sketch. Saturday 24 November
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                              Blue Note then and now: the history of the legendary jazz label retold by musicians young and old, as well as their fans.

                              Piazzolla, the Years of the Shark

                                • event Created with Sketch. Saturday 24 November
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                                An intimate portrait of the famous Argentine bandoneon player and composer Astor Piazzolla, who revolutionized the tango.

                                Angels Are Made of Light

                                  • event Created with Sketch. Sunday 25 November
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                                  A finely-balanced portrait of contemporary Afghanistan, featuring recollections, misgivings and ambitions expressed in a variety of voices.

                                  You Are My Friend

                                    • event Created with Sketch. Sunday 25 November
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                                    A heartwarming film about the ups and downs of six-year-old Branche from Macedonia, as he learns to make friends at his new Dutch school.

                                    To the Four Winds

                                      • event Created with Sketch. Sunday 25 November
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                                      A portrait of a rebellious farmer on the border between France and Italy, who risks his own freedom to help migrants on their journey.