IDFA's primary screening and industry locations are located around Muntplein, with walking distance of the Nieuwe Doelenstraat and the Vijzelstraat.

Screening Locations
Pathé Tuschinski | Reguliersbreestraat 26
Pathé de Munt | Vijzelstraat 15
EYE | IJpromenade 1 (take Buikslotermeer ferry)
De Brakke Grond | Nes 43
Melkweg | Lijnbaansgracht 234a
De Balie | Kleine-Gartmanplantsoen 10
De Kleine Komedie | Amstel 56
Het Ketelhuis | Pazzanistraat 4
DeLaMar Theater | Marnixstraat 402
Bijlmer Parktheater | Anton de Komplein 240
Podium Mozaïek | Bos en Lommerweg 191
Stedelijk Museum | Museumplein 10

Industry Locations
Hotel NH Carlton | Vijzelstraat 4
   Guest Desk | Guest Box Office | Press Desk
   Industry Office
 | First Aid Doc Clinic | Writing Room
Compagnietheater | Kloveniersburgwal 50 
   IDFA Forum | IDFAcademy
Arti et Amicitiae | Rokin 112 
   Docs for Sale | Press Viewing Booths
Café De Jaren | Nieuwe Doelenstraat 20-22
   Guests Meet Guests | Filmmakers Breakfasts
De Brakke Grond | Nes 43
   Industry Panels
Brasserie Harkema | Nes 67
   IDFA Forum Lunches
NFA | Markenplein 1
   IDFA Filmacademy Day

Festival Café's
Café De Jaren | Nieuwe Doelenstraat 20-22

Festival Hotels
Hotel NH Carlton | Vijzelstraat 4
Hotel NH City Centre Amsterdam| Spuistraat 288-292
Hotel NH Caransa | Rembrandtplein 19

Wheelchair Accessibility

For information about wheelchair accessibility at the various IDFA venues, please contact Guest Services.


• Holders of all passes except the Docs for Sale Participants Pass have access to the Industry Screenings, Industry Talks and various social events. No ticket is needed; first come, first served.
• You will need tickets for all other paid screenings and events.
• Tickets for all screenings and events can be obtained online through your MyIDFA account, at the Guest Box Office or at all other festival box offices. It is not possible to make reservations by telephone.
• Pass holders (except Guest Pass Light and both Docs for Sale passes) can get free tickets for regular screenings on the same day or the following day. Tickets for any day thereafter can be purchased by these pass holders at a €2.50 discount.
• Holders of the Guest Pass Light can obtain tickets at a €2.50 discount.
• Tickets for special screenings (such as those including concerts) can be obtained at a €2.50 discount by all pass holders (except both Docs for Sale passes).
• Tickets will be uploaded to your pass. Please have your pass ready for inspection when entering screenings.
• If a screening is sold out, pass holders (except Guest Pass Light and Docs for Sale passes) can line up at the entrance to fill any “no show” seats. There are signs at every entrance marking where to wait. No ticket is needed; first come, first served.
• There will be no admission after the starting time stated on the ticket.
• For all information on the various IDFA Passes, click here.

To buy tickets online:

• Log in with your MyIDFA account.
• Find the film you wish to see using the search feature or through the Program Schedule.
• Choose your ticket(s). You can purchase one ticket per pass, per screening.
• Complete payment, if necessary.
• You will receive a confirmation e-mail.
• Your tickets will be uploaded to your pass, and are available in the IDFA App if you have logged in with your MyIDFA account. You will not get a physical ticket or e-mail attachment!
• You will have to present your pass when entering screenings.


Display Festival Locations for Professionals on a larger map.
IDFA is revamping its competitions September 1, 2015 | From the next festival edition, the IDFA juries will grant two awards in each competition: one for best documentary, and a special jury award. A new award will also be presented for the best international youth documentary. All jury awards will be presented on Wednesday, November 25.
Help crowdfund Laila at the Bridge September 1, 2015 | Against all odds, an Afghan woman risks everything to save heroin addicts in Kabul, and ends up also saving herself in Laila at the Bridge. The film was previously supported by the IDFA Bertha Fund. Now, directors Gulistan Mirzaei and Elissa Sylvia Mirzaei need your help to finish their film!
IDFA Awards given out in Durban, Montevideo and Sarajevo August 27, 2015 | Three IDFA Awards were handed out over the summer to promising projects pitched at three international film markets. As part of the awards, all winners will attend IDFA in November.


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