IDFA is an annual festival with a varied international film program. In addition to a range of documentary films, there are discussions and debates, workshops, masterclasses and talks with the directors.
The International Documentary Film Festival takes place in Amsterdam from November 19th through 29th this year. Films will be shown at Pathé Tuschinski and Pathé de Munt as well as discussions, debates, workshops and masterclasses.
Some films that will be shown this year include:
- Among the Believers: a disturbing glance inside the Red Mosque movement, a network of schools in Pakistan that is a breeding ground for radical, militant Islam.
- The Fog of War: Academy Award winning film combining an interview with former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamara interspersed with archival footage.
- The Ladino Ladies’ Club: nine Bulgarian Jewish women speaking the official Sephardic Jewish language of Ladino and telling their life stories.
Get your tickets now. You can purchase tickets at the box office or online. If you are planning to attend more than one film you can also purchase the IDFA Discount Rate Pass for €12,50, which allows you to get film tickets for €7,50, a discount of €2,50 off the normal price. Students and Amsterdam City Pass holders also receive a discount.
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam
November 18-29, 2015