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Chris Marker
A behind-the-scenes portrait of great Japanese director Akira Kurosawa shot on the set of Ran: a work of art on the making of a work of art.
Ady Gasy, the Malagasy Way
Nantenaina Lova
People in Madagascar tackle the financial crisis inventively and sustainably, never losing their unique identity and good humor.
Ai Weiwei The Fake Case
Andreas Johnsen
After three months of solitary confinement, Chinese artist Ai Weiwei wonders about the toll his activism is taking.
Aim High in Creation
Anna Broinowski
An Australian filmmaker goes to North Korea to learn to make a propaganda film that will stop gas drilling in her village.
Ain't Misbehavin
Marcel Ophüls
A look back at a life in cinema, at the locations where it was lived, by documentary maestro Marcel Ophüls.
Almost 18
Ingeborg Jansen
Rigel, Batanay and Giovanni are locked up in a youth detention center for violent robberies. What will change when they turn 18?
Wang Bing
A poignant portrait of three Chinese sisters aged four, six and ten, who live in the mountains without parents.
Erwin Wagenhofer
Should you sit in class with your arms folded or paint whatever you like? An indictment of competitive education and an ode to the individual imagination.
American Arab
Usama Alshaibi
Just what is an American Arab? This is a personal film about identity, nationality and racism – and the right to be complicated.
American Vagabond
Susanna Helke
James is 18 and gay, and his parents have rejected him. He moves to San Francisco, the "gayest city in the world," but ends up on the street.
Ana Ana
Corinne van Egeraat, Petr Lom
Immediately following the 2011 revolution, four young Egyptian women share their experiences.
Los Andes
Joaquín Cociña, Cristobal León
A restless primal spirit takes possession of an office: drawings appear on the walls and plant-like forms sprout from the computer
Charlotte Dumas
The muscular horses of the Arlington National Cemetery, the military cemetary near Washington, D.C., are filmed in their vulnerable moments of rest.
Laura Bari
When Ariel from Argentina loses both lower legs in an accident, he immediately decides that he will walk again – on self-made prosthetic legs.
The Armstrong Lie
Alex Gibney
Lance Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour victories, and his years of lying and intimidation will continue to haunt him. An exhaustive reconstruction.
Art and Craft
Sam Cullman, Jennifer Grausman
A fascinating portrait of a schizophrenic who got away with donating forged artworks to museums for 30 years.
The Art of Observing Life
Marina Goldovskaya
In this film and master class, pioneers of American documentary making discuss the realization of milestones in the genre's history.
As Long as You Are Not Reminded Too Often
Feiko Beckers
A red dinner table turns from round to square to triangular in this short artistic film about battling loneliness.
As the Palaces Burn
Don Argott
This portrait of heavy metal band Lamb of God takes a bizarre turn when singer Randy Blythe gets indicted on manslaughter charges.
As Time Goes By in Shanghai
Uli Gaulke
A passion for music has protected the oldest jazz band in the world from the ravages of time, but it has also left its mark on them.
Idrissa Guiro, Mélanie Pavy
Following the death of her mother Kyoko in Paris, Akiko returns her ashes to the land of her birth, in line with Japanese tradition.
Köken Ergun
Shiite Muslim boys take part in a commemoration of Hussein, Mohammed’s grandson. They understand the tradition’s gravity, but they are too young to stay serious the whole...
At Berkeley
Frederick Wiseman
An extensive portrait of the prestigious University of California, Berkeley as it strives to provide independent, high-quality public education in the face of financial...
Awake in a Bad Dream
Peter Lataster, Petra Lataster-Czisch
Three women’s lives are turned upside down as they struggle with the physical and emotional aftermath of a breast cancer diagnosis.
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.


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