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Y.A. Dedicated to Gagarin
Ilya Maximov
Tribute to Gagarin, the first man in space.
Yap... How Did You Know We'd Like TV?
Dennis O'Rourke
Yap is a small island, part of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, which was assigned to America by the United Nations after World War II as a 'strategic trust'....
Nizzar Hassan
A young Palestinian woman wanders around a cemetery, looking for her sister's grave. She is deeply moved. It is a recurring sequence in the film YASMINE. These graveyard...
The Year after Dayton
Nikolaus Geyrhalter
Documentary filmmaker Nikolaus Geyrhalter spent the first year following the Dayton Peace Accords in Bosnia and Herzegovina, where he captured the collective history...
The Year Zero
Wiek Lenssen
Director and photographer Wiek Lenssen portrays two leading representatives of the Guatemalan Maya Indians, Don Julian and Wandering Wolf. They are medicine men, rainmakers...
Yedidiah's Collection
Noam Demsky, Mordi Kershner
A touching children's documentary about a 10-year-old Jewish boy living in a settlement that will soon be evacuated by Israeli authorities.
Yek ghafas azadi
Javad Mozdabadi
Short documentary about a man who catches birds with the help of snakes has an unexpected twist.
Yellow Caesar
Alberto Cavalcanti
In 1941, Italy declared war on Great Britain, and France had fallen. In the same year, filmmaker Alberto Cavalcanti put on his film YELLOW CAESAR as a weapon. This...
Yellow Limbo
Uriel Orlow
A re-edit of recent footage, archive photos and Super 8 films shot on 14 cargo ships stranded in the Suez Canal for eight years.
The Yes Men Fix the World
Andy Bichlbaum, Mike Bonanno
In this penetrating and entertaining documentary, the Yes Men impersonate spokesmen of large companies.
The Yes Men
various directors
Anti-globalists take on the corporate world in an original and humorous way.
Yes, Miss Commander!
Itzik Lerner, Dan Setton
A program concieved by the Israeli military to help integrate men with criminal background into society confronts young female soldiers with these men, their...
Yes, These Eyes Are the Windows
Saskia Olde Wolbers
A dilapidated house in London tells its own history, one in which former residents, a mailman and Vincent van Gogh all have a role to play.
Yezidi Girls
Reber Dosky
A close-up reportage in which three Yezidi adolescent girls talk about their experiences as prisoners of IS.
Yi ge aids bingdu ganranzhe
Mevrouw Tong Li
After volunteering as a blood donor, the HIV virus is found in 31-year-old Li Ziliang. He is immediately fired by his boss for fear of infection. Every time he walks on...
Yodok Stories
Andrzej Fidyk
In North Korea, thousands of people languish in concentration camps. A handful of survivors escape and bring their stories to light through a Broadway-inspired musical based...
Yonten gi kawa
Ugyen Wangdi
Bhutan boy walks three hours to school every day, back and forth.
Yoole, The Sacrifice
Moussa Sene Absa
The Senegalese director Moussa Sene Absa returns to his homeland to discover why young people embark on the dangerous voyage to the West. .
YOU CANNOT START WITHOUT ME - Valery Gergiev - Maestro
Allan Miller
A window on the dynamic musical life of Russian conductor and cultural icon Valery Gergiev, who conducts a concert almost every day.
You Don't Like the Truth - 4 Days inside Guantánamo
Luc Coté, Patricio Henriquez
At 16 years old, Omar Khadr ended up in the prison at Guantánamo Bay. The recordings of his interrogation form the basis of this disconcerting film about his...
You Have No Idea How Much I Love You
Pawel Lozinski
During a mother and daughter’s intimately filmed sessions with a psychotherapist, blame, grief and anger gradually make way for reconciliation.
You Laugh But It's True
David Paul Meyer
A young stand-up comedian uses his childhood experiences in a biracial family in South Africa to prepare for his first one-man show.
You Made Me Love You
Miranda Pennell
Twenty-one young dancers are all eyes. Their concentrated looks pin the audience to their seats.
You Move Me
Pauline Lubbers Huntjens
Kimberly and Andries lead another life since their parents got a divorce.
You White People
Lala Goma
The Ugandan boy named Eria wants to know why blacks and whites are so different and philosophises on the subject with his friends.
Mahvash Sheikholeslami
The story of Alita, a young woman who breeds silkworms.
Young Freud in Gaza
PeÅ Holmquist, Suzanne Khardalian
The portrait of a young psychologist in the Gaza Strip who tries to provide relief to the many traumatised Palestinians who live under Israel's...
A Young Girl in Her Nineties
Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Yann Coridian
The famous choreographer Thierry Thieû Niang gives dance lessons to a group of Alzheimer’s patients, bringing hope and rekindling love.
Young Lions
Khalo Matabane
Three young black South Africans talk about their struggle against apartheid in the eighties.
Young Me/Now Me
Ze Frank
Together, a picture from a scrapbook and a careful reconstruction of it 20, 30 or 40 years later tell an enormous tale.
A Young Patriot
Du Haibin
An intriguing portrait of a young Chinese nationalist who sees many of his ideals dashed over time.
Young Rebels
Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck
Under the watchful eye of distrustful authorities, a number of Cuban rappers, musicians and producers prepare for the annual hip hop festival in Havana.
Young Yakuza
Jean-Pierre Limosin
A portrait of the Japanese mafia scene from the perspective of a young intern named Naoki and his boss, the head of the Tokyo-based Kumagai clan.
You're a Sap, Mr. Jap
Dan Gordon
Popeye sails the Pacific, looking to pick a fight with the Japanese. He comes across a Japanese fishing boat. Just as he is about to flash his fists, the Japanese offer him a...
You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You
After Timothy Leary had left Harvard, the apostle of the subculture moved into a country estate in Millbrook to set up a commune with a number of his friends. Here Leary married the model Nanette van...
You're Soaking In It
Errol Morris
Former hairdresser helps families in mourning by cleaning up after inopportune deaths.
Youssou Ndour: I Bring What I Love
Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
Lots of beautiful music from the Senegalese singer Youssou Ndour and his album Egypt, which he made to convey his love of Islam to the world.
Youth Knows No Pain
Mitch McCabe
What would you do to look young again?
You've Been Trumped Too
Anthony Baxter
This timely and explosive film explores the deeply troubling confrontation between a 92-year-old Scottish widow and her family and Donald Trump as he battles for the White...
Yuban (Live Earth)
Yaasib Alvaro Vazquez Colmenares
A visual essay on the life of the Zapotecan community in southern Mexico, who have a very close relationship to the earth.
Yumi Yet - Independence for Papua New Guinea
Dennis O'Rourke
In 1975 a period of one hundred years of colonialism came to an end for Papua New Guinea. A population of three million people, speaking a total of about seven hundred...
Joost Jansen
A visual interpretation of an interview with Yves, who philosophizes about existentialism, his life, and confrontations.
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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