Films from our Summer School tutors 2018

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    From July 2-7 renowned film professionals like editor Niels Pagh Andersen (Act of Killing), director Aliona van der Horst (Boris Ryzhy) and editor Jesper Osmund (Becoming Zlatan) give guidance to a select group of up-and-coming international filmmaking talents during the IDFAcademy Summer School. Therefore we've made a film selection from a few of our tutors. These documentaries can be viewed online for a small fee.

    Items in this selection

    The 3 Rooms of Melancholia

    • Pirjo Honkasalo
    • 2004

    Shot in St. Petersburg, Grozny and Ingushetia, this multilayered, poetic film deals with basic human feelings, fear, loneliness, war, life's dilemmas and misery.

    The Act of Killing

    • Joshua Oppenheimer
    • 2012

    In this shocking and groundbreaking documentary, former death squad leaders dramatize their role in the mass murder of Indonesian communists in Hollywood genres of their choice.

    Boris Ryzhy

    • Aliona van der Horst
    • 2008

    An intimate portrait of the Russian poet Boris Ryzhy and of Yekaterinburg, the bleak industrial town that influenced his life and work.

    Water Children

    • Aliona van der Horst
    • 2011

    A dreamlike, poetic, personal journey into the mystery of fertility and the solace of art.

    Becoming Zlatan

    • Fredrik Gertten, Magnus Gertten
    • 2015

    A powerful portrait of the young Zlatan Ibrahimovic, on the brink of a glorious soccer career in 1999.