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Dispatches from IDFA 2014: Day 7 – 12

Dispatches from IDFA 2014: Day 7 – 12

The final days of IDFA 2014 brought a live cinema event in the DocLab series presenting some of the most remarkable multimedia projects and storytellers from the Lowlands, in collaboration with the Dutch Cultural Media Fund. Visual artist Jan Rothuizen and multimedia journalist Martijn van Tol world premiered Refugee Republic; designer Daniel Disselkoen encouraged us to rediscover familiar

Dispatches from IDFA 2014: Days 1-6

IDFA 2014 officially opened on Wednesday, November 19 in the jam-packed main hall Amsterdam’s beautiful Tuschinski  cinema. At the opening ceremony, two awards were handed out: Sjoerd Oostrik received the €125,000 Mediafonds Documentary Award towards the realisation of his film Hier is het nooit stil, a plan developed during the IDFA-Mediafonds Workshop. Documentary filmmaker Jessica Gorter received the €50,000

10 Films to Watch at IDFA 2014

Every year IDFA presents the best documentaries, selected from a wide topical range. This selection is made ​​on the basis of certain clear criteria. In short, the IDFA looks for documentaries that are stylistically interesting or innovative, socially relevant and who manage to clearly communicate with their audiences. This will be the first year we will attend