Docs for Sale Catalogue A-Z

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Country of Production
Year production
About Heaven
Stéphane Goël
A group of Swiss senior citizens discusses their ideas about life after death in a series of remarkable, moving and funny conversations.
According to Protocol
Anne-Marieke Graafmans
The performance of two emergency call operators comes under scrutiny with the introduction of a new and more commercial protocol.
Ada For Mayor
Pau Faus
An intimate look at Ada Colau's epic journey from activism to government.
The Adventurers of Modern Art
various directors
Plunge into Parisian life at the turn of the 20th Century with Picasso, Dali, Apollinaire, Man Ray, Kiki and more... Episode 2: “Picasso and his Gang”.
Peter Casaer
The human side of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. A story of fear and frustration, of stigma and disbelief, of grief but also of immense joy and courage.
Afghanistan Night Stories
Alka Sadat
The everyday life of Afghan soldiers fighting against the Taliban in a special commando unit of the national army.
After Inez
Karin Ekberg
To lose a child on the day it is born. The emptiness formed when the beginning of life is replaced by deep sorrow.
Against Your Will
Assaf Banitt
After Amit committed suicide in the army, his religious kibbutz called it "a gun accident". When their second son committed suicide, his parents refused to remain silent.
Agar-agar. Grass from the ocean.
Evgenia Killikh
The film is about red algae catcher's work on the Atlantic Coast. For many in Morocco it's the only mean to earn their living. For others - it's natural gelatine.
The Age of Consequences
Jared P. Scott
The investigation of climate change impacts on increased resource scarcity, migration, and conflict through the lens of US national security and global stability.
Agfa 1939. Journey Into War
Michal Wnuk
Young Polish filmmaker Michał Wnuk finds an Agfa box of 120 photographs and 2 reels of 16mm film. He is looking for the author.
Ahmad's Hair
Susan Koenen
Syrian refugee Ahmad (12) is on a personal, heart-warming mission.
Maysoon El-Massry
Every day, the frail 86-year-old Aida pushes her wheelchair full of roses and unwanted knickknacks through the busy traffic of Alexandria, Egypt.
Aim For The Roses
John Bolton
A "musical docudrama" by John Bolton, inspired by the utterly amazing and completely ridiculous album by Mark Haney, inspired by the daredevil stunt to end all daredevil...
Alain Daniélou Into the Labyrinth
Riccardo Biadene
The extraordinary life of the man who brought India to the West. A musical journey starting from Brittany, passing through India and Europe, following the story of the...
Alexei and the Spring
Seiichi Motohashi
Life in Budische calmly carries on for 55 elderly locals and the younger Alexei, all of whom refused to be evacuated after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.
Marye Hoebe, Maaike Linden
13 year old Alfredo Lorenzo has a dream: he wants to be the best magician in the world.
Alice Cares
Sander Burger
In order to meet future care demands for elderly who are lonely and suffering from dementia, carebot Alice has been developed. Can a robot build a human relationship?
Alisa in Warland
Liubov Durakova, Alisa Kovalenko
A candid, personal self-portrait by a young woman traveling through Ukraine after the outbreak of the revolution.
All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone
Alfred Peabody
Independent, investigative, adversarial journalists, including Glenn Greenwald, allow the camera to follow them, as they use government documents to expose deception.
All The Rage
various directors
For the past 40 years Dr. John Sarno has argued that the back pain epidemic was caused by emotions rather than structural issues. Slowly science is proving him...
All the Time in The World
Suzanne Crocker
A unique story of a family leaving the comforts of home to live for 9 months in the remote wilderness of the Canadian Yukon Territory,
Almost Holy
Steve Hoover
The modern superhero Gennadiy Mokhnenko takes the law into his own hands to save homeless child addicts in Mariupol, Ukraine.
Almost There
Jacqueline Zünd
A moving portrait of three men in the autumn of their lives, all of whom are searching for meaning and dignity.
The Alphabet of Fear
John Albert Jansen
A documentary about the Rumanian-German Nobel Prize Laureate Herta Müller: her collages, her traumas and her fears.
The Altruism Revolution
Sylvie Gilman, Thierry Vincent de Lestrade
For generations, we have believed that man is driven by ruthless self-interest. But over the past decade, this idea has been increasingly...
Bruce Donnelly
Alumbrones captures Cuba at a time of significant transformation and an uncertain future. Twelve local artists reveal their work, lives and an undying love of a place they...
Amateurs in Space
Max Kestner
A boys’ adventure tale come true for two Danish friends who dream of building a rocket for the first amateur manned flight into space.
Maria Mauti
The film l’Amatore (the Amateur) is a journey within the intimate folds of a well-known architect, Piero Portaluppi, who worked during the twenty years of Fascism.
Clare Weiskopf
Clare was 11 years old when her mother swapped family life for seclusion in the jungle. 30 years later, she decides to confront her mother with the choices she made.
Mohamed Jabaly
A raw and personal report from war-torn Gaza in 2014, most of it filmed on nail-biting ambulance rides, racing around to save lives.
The Amina Profile
Sophie Deraspe
The Amina Profile is part love story, part international thriller, and a gripping chronicle of an unprecedented media and sociological hoax.
Jerzy Sladkowski
Recently Peter has found out about the tragedy that took place in the city of Kielce, Poland, on 4 July 1946. His own grandfather was personally involved in this crime....
Among Houses and the Cosmos
Kostana Banovic
The film is a sensuous meditation on people, their living spaces and beliefs. About the human necessity to impose meaningful patterns on life and being.
Among the Believers
Mohammed Ali Naqvi, Hemal Trivedi
A unique, disturbing glance inside the Red Mosque movement, a network of schools in Pakistan that promotes radical Islam.
Animal Machine
Bernard Bloch
From exploiting the cow’s physical body to manipulating its cells, a new 21st-century farm animal is under construction.
Vladimir Loginov
Anthill is a portrait of a giant garage located in the largest Soviet blockhouse area of Tallinn.
Ants on a Shrimp
Maurice Dekkers
NOMA Tokyo: the creation of a dream
Anuktatop: The Metamorphosis
Nicolas Pradal, Pierre Selvini
Dreamy docufiction showing how members of the Wayana tribe in French Guyana deal with the changing world around them.
The Apology
Tiffany Hsiung
The personal journeys of three former “comfort women” who were kidnapped and forced into military sexual slavery by the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II.
Arab Movie
Eyal Sagui Bizawe, Sara Tsifroni
Israelis still wax nostalgic about that old Friday afternoon ritual, back in the times when television had just one channel and everyone would watch the...
Julia De Simone, Aline Portugal
As the wind blows across northeastern Brazil, people talk about the changes here. Meanwhile, the landscape speaks its own language.
Areum Parkkang
When blind dates lead nowhere, Areum decides to drastically change her appearance in this film about the merciless gaze of the outside world.
Arlette - Courage Is a Muscle
Florian Hoffmann
Fifteen-year-old Arlette from the Central African Republic travels to Germany for medical treatment; culture shock and the advent of adulthood coincide.
Art Bastard
Victor Kanefsky
Provocative rebel artist Robert Cenedella blends satire with fantasy to create paintings that critique the art world and depict life in New York.
Art of the Prank
Andrea Marini
A story of determination and will, Art of the Prank follows the escapades of audacious media prankster and social satirist Joey Skaggs from the 60s through his latest...
An Art That Nature Makes
Molly Bernstein
AN ART THAT NATURE MAKES details photographer Rosamond Purcell’s fascination with the natural world, offering insight into her unique way of recontextualizing objects...
Ash Mountains
Ivar Murd
A fairy tale about the Ash Mountains.
Camilla Tomsich
Ashes is a portrait of the contemporary Italy through the eyes of the hinterland of Sardinia. This region, characterized by a deep sentiment of independence from the...
Astrid Lindgren
Kristina Lindström
Astrid Lindgren is one of the world’s ten most read authors, but who was she and where did her stories come from?
At Home in the World
Andreas Koefoed
At a Danish Red Cross school, young refugees are being prepared for regular education. Among them is an introverted Chechnyan named Magomed.
Peter Bardehle, Andreas Martin
Mount Athos on a peninsula off the cost of Greece is one of Europe's last remaining secrets: a monks' republic visas are granted only to pilgrims and...
Moein Karimoddini
A portrait of a horse trainer from Turkmenistan, who is desperately trying to prepare his favorite – but unmanageable – horse for important races.
Atlantis of Russian North
Sofya Gorlenko
Russian North - the most original and the unique part of the cultural and historical heritage of Russia, which is on the verge of total extinction.
Author: The JT LeRoy Story
Jeff Feuerzeig
The most explosive literary scandal of our time. Look down the infinitely fascinating rabbit hole of how Laura Albert breathed not only words, but life, into her avatar for...
Automation and the Future of Jobs
Magnus Sjöström
A documentary exploring how digitalization, robotics and automation could reshape the future of jobs. Will most of us be replaced by robots and computers?
Avec l'amour
Ilija Cvetkovski
Fifteen musicians playing in the funeral orchestra of Kavadarci, (Macedonia) are now struggling to survive. Once they played at about seventy funerals a year, but since a...
The Azacuan's Flight
Rafael González
Birds and human beings demonstrate the greatness of the search for prolonging life. A drama that shows the darkest and shiniest facets of humanity, against the fragility...
Call for Entry: IDFA Bertha Fund December 22, 2016 | The IDFA Bertha Fund is looking for new creative documentary projects from developing countries for both its classic program and the IBF Europe distribution scheme.
Ally Derks receives Pioneer Award December 12, 2016 | Last Saturday, Ally Derks received a prestigious Pioneer Award from the International Documentary Association.
Open Call: Short Web Documentaries November 26, 2016 | IDFA and Jos de Putter from Deep Focus Web Documentaries invite entries for project proposals from talented (young) filmmakers.
And the winners are... November 23, 2016 | At the Awards Ceremony in the Stadsschouwburg, the 14 winners of IDFA 2016 have just been announced.


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