The IDFA Bertha Fund, formerly known as the Jan Vrijman Fund, supports documentary filmmakers and festivals 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.

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