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Dutch Documentaries at IDFA 2020

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16 November 2020


Dutch creative documentaries are strongly represented at the hybrid edition of the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam - IDFA (18 Nov - 6 Dec), with Dutch productions and co-productions selected for various IDFA sections.

White Cube*) directed by Renzo Martens and produced by Pieter van Huystee, is selected for both the IDFA Feature-Length Competition and Dutch Competition. 

IDFA presents a strong Dutch competition including new films from well-known filmmakers like Heddy Honigmann (100UP*), Pieter-Rim de Kroon (Silence of the Tides*) and Saskia Gubbels (Sheltered*). Additionally, films by promising new Dutch talents like Sergej Kreso (Here We Move Here We Groove*) and Tami Ravid (In His Image*) will screen in this section.

Lost on Arrival directed and produced by Esther Polak and Ivar van Bekkum, will screen in the IDFA Competition for Short Documentary.

Selected for IDFA Competition for Kids & Docs are Jano & Shiro, a Brothers' Journey (Els van Driel & Eefje Blankevoort) and Skies Above Hebron*) (Esther Hertog & Paul King).

Furthermore, no less than seven Dutch (co) productions will screen in the various IDFA DocLab and Paradocs sections. Dutch projects and (co) productions are also well represented at IDFA Forum and Docs for Sale.

Please find a complete overview of the Dutch line-up at IDFA 2020, including screening schedules, in our SEE NL IDFA catalogue 2020:  


SeeNL IDFA Catalogue 2020

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*supported by the Netherlands Film Fund


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