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Latest Press Releases

IDFA Forum selection announced October 13, 2015 | The complete list of projects selected for IDFA Forum 2015 has been announced.
IDFA 2015 Line-Up Announced October 9, 2015 | The complete list of selected films for IDFA 2015, in alphabetical order, is now online. The full screening schedule will be available from November 5.
Looking at documentary sound October 6, 2015 | Sound in the documentary will be the central theme of the Sounds Real program. IDFA has invited five international sound designers to choose two documentaries with exceptional sound design: one of their own, and one by a colleague.
Opening film: A Family Affair by Tom Fassaert September 22, 2015 | The 28th edition of IDFA will open with A Family Affair by Dutch director Tom Fassaert, an exploration of the director's own delicate family history.


IDFAindustry @IDFAindustry 15 hour ago
RT @markcousinsfilm: Happiness, in our bailiwick, that our film Atomic will play @idfa @mogwaiband @bbcstoryville
IDFAindustry @IDFAindustry 17 hour ago
The 2015 selection for #IDFAForum has been announced! 59 projects will be pitched at our co-production market.
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