IDFA BERTHA FUND

The IDFA Bertha Fund, formerly known as the Jan Vrijman Fund, supports documentary filmmakers in developing countries. Its goal is to stimulate local film cultures and to turn the creative documentary into a truly global film art. » Read more

Next submission deadline for IBF Classic & IBF Europe: February 1, 2016

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Bertha Foundation dreams of a more just world and supports forms of activism that aim to bring about change. Four pillars support the mission to create more progressive and just societies; Activism, Media, Law and Enterprise. By investing in the IDFA Bertha Fund the Foundation supports filmmakers and documentaries that make a difference. Independent cinema is essential for a free society. International development organisation Hivos supports independent documentary makers all over the world. IDFA puts film talent in the spotlight and gives artists a powerful voice, even in countries where freedom is not self-evident. Hivos takes pride in collaborating with the IDFA Bertha Fund.

Meet us at the Berlinale and EFM February 3, 2016 | The Berlinale is only days away, and IDFA staff are gearing up for the festival as well as the European Film Market. Once again, IDFA is a collaborating partner in the EFM's Meet the Docs programme.
Help crowdfund Inseparables January 26, 2016 | The inseparable friends Tashi and Tshering have one big dream: to become part of the first Bhutanese national women's soccer team. Inseparables portrays their their path to this goal. The film was previously supported by the IDFA Bertha Fund. Now, directors Dorottya Zurbó and Arun Bhattarai need your help to finish their film.
Attend IDFAcademy Summer School January 15, 2016 | Entry for the IDFAcademy Summer School 2016, which will take place July 4-9 in the heart of Amsterdam, is now open.

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