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Monster or Messiah? The Red Soul

Monster or Messiah? The Red Soul On the centenary of the Russian Revolution, Jessica Gorter’s The Red S... - Read more

Return of the Master: Retel Helmrich

Return of the Master: Retel Helmrich During the shooting of his new film The Long Season in Lebanon earlier t... - Read more

Close Ally - Ally Derks Interview

Close Ally - Ally Derks Interview Ally Derks, founder of IDFA, reflects on how the event that was launched... - Read more

Docs from The Netherlands at IDFA 2017

Docs from The Netherlands at IDFA 2017 Dutch cinema is strongly represented at the 30th Amsterdam International... - Read more

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Scena del Crimine

Scena del Crimine

Seven views of Naples.
Sea Stares at Us from Afar, the

Sea Stares at Us from Afar, the

Dutch minority co-production
See No Evil

See No Evil

The portrayal of the daily lives of three famous senior chimpanzees, inhabitants of retirement homes.
Sentenced for Life

Sentenced for Life

Hardly anyone in the Netherlands is aware that a life sentence in Holland literally means a whole life of imprisonment.
Separations

Separations

Autobiographical documentary in which the film maker investigates why she and her brothers and sister left their home country of Brazil.
Sergio Herman, Fucking Perfect

Sergio Herman, Fucking Perfect

Top chef Sergio Herman strives for perfection every day. Never giving up, always in the thick of it.
Sex for 5 Euro

Sex for 5 Euro

In advance of the 2014 World Cup Brazil is cleaning up its act, but beneath the facade, child prostitution is still prevalent in all its major cities.
Sex Police, The

Sex Police, The

The Hague's vice squad combats human trafficking and exploitation of prostitutes while dealing with the pressure of procedures and political policies.
Sexy Money

Sexy Money

Nigerian women, exploited as prostitutes in Europe, return home, filled with a renewed lust for life.
Shado'man

Shado'man

An epic journey for the viewer, through the darkness of memory, eventually to emerge into the light of a new day.
Shame/Fame

Shame/Fame

Eef Hilgers talks to angry posters and their victims who must bear extreme levels of digital abuse. The way people observed and criticized others used to be invisible, unspoken and unpublishable, but is now mapped by the age of internet.
Shepherd, The

Shepherd, The

Health insurers are putting pressure on enthusiastic GP Nico van Hasselt (91) to adapt his old-fashioned methods to those of modern society, but he refuses to abandon his vulnerable patients.
Shipwreck

Shipwreck

A documentary about boat refugees at the Italian Island of Lampedusa.
Shock Head Soul

Shock Head Soul

The life and work of Daniel Paul Schreber.
Shout

Shout

A film about the search for adventure and a sense of belonging.
Show Must Go On, The

Show Must Go On, The

How will a family circus cope after their much-loved crowd pleasing elephant has to leave the ring because of a new law?
Shtetl in the Caribbean, A

Shtetl in the Caribbean, A

A compelling story of two childhood friends, both in search of their family history in Eastern Europe.
Silent Land

Silent Land

Small local farmers are essential for food provision but are chased off their land by large multinationals that only produce for export, destroying the soil in the process.
Silent Snow

Silent Snow

Two Inuit girls are confronted by aggressive pollution.
Sisters

Sisters

How does a child prodigy influence the relationships within a family of perfectionists?
Skatekeet

Skatekeet

A documentary about Keet, a ten-year-old girl, whose skateboarding skills have stood out in a skate-world dominated by boys.
Sketches of Siberia

Sketches of Siberia

A road/boat trip on the Yenisey River and through the endless taiga towards the Heart of Gold. What became of Fridtjof Nansens' land of the future, Siberia?
Small Nations, Big Games: Basque Pilota

Small Nations, Big Games: Basque Pilota

Henrike tries to overcome the frustrations of growing up as a Basque boy in Madrid by mastering the spectacular Basque sport of pelota.
Small Nations, Big Games: Palestinian Soccer Girls

Small Nations, Big Games: Palestinian Soccer Girls

Palestinian girl Niveen has to fight both Israeli checkpoints and her traditional brothers in order to play her favourite sport, soccer.
Small Nations, Big Games: Tuvan Khuresh

Small Nations, Big Games: Tuvan Khuresh

Chimit is a proud Tuvan wrestler who struggles against the Russian rule that destroyed his traditional nomad lifestyle.
So Help Me God

So Help Me God

Cinematic essay fusing observations of London's financial centre, the story of a psychotherapist and footage of Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein at the US Senate Hearing.
Soldier on the Roof

Soldier on the Roof

“Blessed God says; Make war for this land. Conquer this land. So this is what I do” Hebron Settler’s spokesman
Solo - Out of a Dream

Solo - Out of a Dream

A portrait of the lives and history of Leonardo and Anselmo who, 20 years ago, were the main characters in the documentary SOLO - THE LAW OF THE FAVELA.
Sound of the Bandoneon, The

Sound of the Bandoneon, The

A lively, melancholic tribute to the bandoneón – the beating heart of the tango - threatened with extinction.
Sounds for Mazin

Sounds for Mazin

Mazin, deaf from birth, looks forward to the operation that will allow him to hear. But how will all these new sounds change his life?
Source, The - One Day in a Roma Settlement in Romania

Source, The - One Day in a Roma Settlement in Romania

One day in the life of a Roma village, somewhere deep in Romenia.
Space in Between

Space in Between

Every day a Romanian woman stands by the wall of an Amsterdam jail to talk with her lover inside.
Spitting Ink

Spitting Ink

A documentary about poetry.
Spotlight on Merna

Spotlight on Merna

Eleven year-old Merna from Iraq stole the show during The Voice: Kids Arab by singing the story of the many refugee children from the Middle-East.
Spring Forward

Spring Forward

A fascinating look into the changing inner lives of young Orthodox Christians as they leave the sanctuary of high school and fly out into the world.
ST MATTHEW MISSION OF REINBERT DE LEEUW

ST MATTHEW MISSION OF REINBERT DE LEEUW

Cherry Duyns follows composer Reinbert de Leeuw from first rehearsals through to performance of Bach’s St Matthew Passion in Amsterdam's Nieuwe Kerk.
Stand by Your President

Stand by Your President

Feature documentary about Sandra Roelofs, a Dutch girl who became the First Lady of the exotic, but politically unstable, Georgia.
Stories From Lakka Beach

Stories From Lakka Beach

In post-conflict Sierra Leone, life continues on the once touristic but now deserted heavenly beaches of Lakka.
Strange Love Affair with Ego, A

Strange Love Affair with Ego, A

In today’s increasingly self-absorbed society and culture, how do we balance the fragile scale of self-love?
Stranger in Paradise

Stranger in Paradise

STRANGER IN PARADISE reflects on the power relations between Europeans and refugees.
Stray Dogs of Talad Noi

Stray Dogs of Talad Noi

Over 5 years, Gerard Holthuis filmed the people around the River View Guest House in Talad Noi, Bangkok.
Street

Street

Street is about improvisation, recycling materials and the claiming of public space on a single fictional day in Jakarta. Unintentional compositions and repetition remind the viewer of installations or performance.
Strike a Pose

Strike a Pose

What does it take to express yourself? The surprising and moving story of Madonna’s most famous troupe of dancers.
Suburb for Peter, A

Suburb for Peter, A

Peter is thirty, sporty and stylish. He is also good at concealing his mental illness and social disorders. His dream is to lead a normal life, within normal society, with a wife and kids.
Suburban God

Suburban God

A pastor strolls through a modern suburb looking for signs of faith.
Supporting Film

Supporting Film

From the perspectives of a dozen diverse viewers, this documentary explores the ritual of watching film. How is the medium experienced by people with sensory impairments, strong religious beliefs, or love sickness?