IDFA x Cineville: Tomorrow's Classics

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    This year, IDFA and Cineville present the first edition of Tomorrow’s Classics with three documentary films that couldn't have been anything else but cinema! These filmmakers didn’t compromise, they didn't put their important subjects in competition with their ambitious cinematic approaches. These are three exceptional examples of what cinema can do as it stares into the spirit of our times. You won’t want to miss this!

    Co-presented by IDFA and Cineville. Cineville members get a discount on Tomorrow’s Classics! Regular price: €32.50; Cineville price: €12.50.


    Waiting for the Carnival

    • Marcelo Gomes
    • Brazil
    • 2019
    • 86 min
    • Masters

    This portrait of an enterprising Brazilian town where almost everyone manufactures jeans is also the travelogue of filmmaker Marcelo Gomes. He knows the town from a distant past, and alternates nostalgia with a sense of realism.  Read more

    The Euphoria of Being

    • Réka Szabó
    • Hungary
    • 2019
    • 84 min
    • Best of Fests, Focus: It Still Hurts

    During the making of a dance theater piece, a special friendship develops between director Réka Szabó and her two leads: the young dancer Emese Cuhorka and the elderly writer and activist Éva Fahidi.  Read more

    Talking About Trees

    • Suhaib Gasmelbari
    • France, Sudan, Germany, Chad, Qatar
    • 2019
    • 93 min
    • Best of Fests, Spotlight: Sudan

    In Sudan, cinema is a thing of the past, but four directors and lifelong friends refuse to accept it. Although film is clearly out of favor with the current regime, the four men remain determined, hopeful and touchingly funny. Read more

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