This fascinating curiosity is now destined to play everywhere but its subject nation, which has reportedly already tried suppressing its exposure.
The modern-day Ukraine depicted by "Almost Holy" is a place of such individual, familial, institutional and moral degradation that it appears on the verge of apocalyptic collapse.
Provocative doc examines why those in need aren't always thankful for giving — and what can be done to better improve their situation.
Polish director Jerzy Sladkowski won the VPRO IDFA Award for best feature-length documentary (€12,500) for his film "Don Juan." Described by the festival programmers as raising questions "about the…
Submarine Entertainment and distribution company NonStop Entertainment have joined forces to launch NonStop Submarine, a Scandi-based documentary label. NonStop Submarine will distribute between 10…
In the space of just four years, Prague-based rough-cut workshop DOK.Incubator has become a vital presence in the world of documentary filmmaking. Taking just eight projects a year, the company…
The DocLab Expo at IDFA this year offers a whole array of experiences. In Marcel Brakel and Frederik Duerinck's "Famous Deaths" you are put into an isolation box where you are invited to hear and…
"Let's say I always have subjects that are very difficult to realize in film," says David Bernet. "That’s my personal challenge. I like subjects that are impossible to make a film out of." The…
Australian-born artist, war photographer, filmmaker and humanitarian George Gittoes arrived in Amsterdam hard on the heels of winning the Sydney Peace Prize for making a "significant contribution to…
When Amer Daoud and Raghda Hassan fell in love, they were both serving time in prison. He was a Palestinian freedom fighter and she a Syrian revolutionary.
All screenings of a new documentary portrait of Eagles of Death Metal frontman Jesse "the Devil" Hughes have been canceled at the Intl. Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. It was announced Thursday…