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.


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IDFAcademy Summer School report July 8, 2015 | Emerging filmmakers from all over the world came together for an uncharacteristically hot week in Amsterdam to work on their documentary projects with renowned tutors such as Victor Kossakovsky and Cecilia Lidin.
IBF announces May selection July 7, 2015 | The IDFA Bertha Fund has concluded the second selection round for 2015. Eleven documentary projects from countries like Nepal, Kyrgyzstan, South Sudan, Uruguay and Georgia will be supported by the fund in its classic scheme.
New Media at IDFA 2015 July 7, 2015 | For those interested in the creative potential of digital technology, virtual reality and interactive media, this year's IDFA will have more to offer than ever before.
Errol Morris central guest at IDFA 2015 June 30, 2015 | Renowned filmmaker Errol Morris will compile this year's Top 10 program at IDFA. The festival will also be screening a retrospective of Morris's work.
More room for Rough Cut Projects at Forum June 4, 2015 | IDFA Forum is introducing a new category for its 2015 edition: Rough Cut Projects. Replacing the successful Work-in-Progress Screenings held in 2013 and 2014, the new category is organised in cooperation with IDFA's market Docs for Sale.


IDFAindustry @IDFAindustry 2 hour ago
Don't forget: you only have until this Saturday to submit your documentaries for IDFA 2015. See http://t.co/HhyxWiiPYL
IDFAindustry @IDFAindustry 1 day ago
RT @RaulNinoZ: Heading to @docmontevideo! This year @idfa is giving an award to the best promissing project pitched there. @IDFAindustry
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