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The Best of IDFA on Tour


The best films of IDFA can be seen back to back at Louis Hartlooper and Springhaver! More than a hundred documentaries premiered during the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. We will screen a selection of festival favourites and award winners at the start of 2020!




10:30-11:50 | In a Whisper

Spain, France, Switzerland, Cuba | 2019 | Heidi Hassan, Patricia Pérez Fernández | 80 min.


The Cuban best friends Patricia and Heidi lose sight of each other when they both leave for Europe. Years later they send each other video letters. Winner of the IDFA Award for Best Feature-Length Documentary.


11:50-13:04 | Sunless Shadows

Iran, Norway | 2019 | Mehrdad Oskouei | 74 min.


A picture of life in an Iranian youth prison, where a group of underage girls serve their sentence for the murder of a male family member. Winner of the IDFA Award for Best Directing and opening film of IDFA 2019.


13:04-13:49 | INTERMISSION

Opportunity for lunch.


13:49-14:04 | Voorspel (Foreplay)

The Netherlands | 2019 | Anne van Campenhout | 15 min.


A group of second-graders is followed during sex education lessons. Their faces glow with embarrassment and curiosity, but what exactly is going on in their heads? Special jury mention within the IDFA Competition for Kids & Docs.


14:04-15:51 | The Cave

Syria, Denmark, Germany, USA, Qatar | 2019 | Feras Fayyad | 107 min.


A dedicated team of female doctors tirelessly takes care of the wounded people of Syria in an underground hospital. Nominated for an Oscar (Best Documentary).


Dates, times and locations

• Zaterdag 18 januari 13:00 | LHC 1 | Nederlandse ondertitels

• Sunday 19 January 10:30 | Springhaver 1 | English subtitles

• Zaterdag 25 januari 13:00 | LHC 1 | Nederlandse ondertitels

• Sunday 26 January 10:30 | Springhaver 1 | English subtitles

• Zaterdag 1 februari 13:00 | LHC 1 | Nederlandse ondertitels



Tickets cost € 27,50 each and are only available for the entire program. It is therefore not possible to purchase tickets for individual films. Only Cineville pass holders can make a reservation for the program.


On presentation of the VIP card of the BankGiro Loterij, a ticket costs only € 22 (a maximum of 2 people per pass and only available at the box office).


Koop hier kaarten voor de voorstellingen met Nederlandse ondertitels in het Louis Hartlooper Complex.

RegieHeidi Hassan, Patricia Pérez Fernández, Mehrdad Oskouei, Anne van Campenhout, Alexander Nanau
Release19 jan 2020
Speelduur323 minuten
Ondertitelde taalEngels

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