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Ambulance – A front seat view to the damage of war

Ambulance – A front seat view to the damage of war

Mohamed Jabaly is a young Palestinian filmmaker from Gaza City. Having been born during one war and grown up during another, he has started to regard fighting as a means to an end, a normality that is part of everyday life. Realising this horrible truth he decides that it is time to explore his thoughts and views on conflict in more depth. … Read entire article »

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Documentary filmmaker Errol Morris will present IDFA Top 10

Documentary filmmaker Errol Morris will present IDFA Top 10

Documentary filmmaker Errol Morris will be putting together this year’s IDFA Top 10, an honour previously bestowed upon acclaimed directors such as Victor Kassakovsky, Werner Herzog and Steve James. … Read entire article »

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IDFA Bertha Fund launches new Europe programme

IDFA Bertha Fund launches new Europe programme

IDFA’s new Bertha Fund for European filmmakers who are looking to co-produce documentaries with producers from developing countries, is now calling for entries. … Read entire article »

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IDFA picks strong slate of award winners

IDFA picks strong slate of award winners

Of Men and War by director Laurent Bécue-Renard has won the IDFA Award for Best Feature Documentary at the ceremony that marked the end of the 2014 festival in Amsterdam. … Read entire article »

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#chicagoGirl – The Social Network Takes on a Dictator

#chicagoGirl – The Social Network Takes on a Dictator

This year’s winner of the IDFA DOC U award, which celebratesthe best documentaries chosen by and for young people, was Joe Piscatella’s poignant feature documentary, #chicagoGirl — The Social Network Takes on a Dictator. … Read entire article »

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IDFA announces documentary winners 2013

IDFA announces documentary winners 2013

The winners in the various competition sections have been announced at the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam. Find out here which films and filmmakers took home the gong. … Read entire article »

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IDFA 2013: Ai Weiwei – The Fake Case

IDFA 2013: Ai Weiwei – The Fake Case

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has had a lot of exposure in the world of international documentary recently. Just over a year after the release of Alison Klayman’s critically acclaimed documentary Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012) comes a brand new offering by Danish filmmaker Andreas Johnsen in the form of Ai Weiwei – The Fake Case. … Read entire article »

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