The act of killing

The 30th International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam kicks off in a month's time, and Doc/Fest is proud to see many Doc/Fest 2017 Film programme & past MeetMarket alumni showcased.

13 films pitched through Meetmarket have been selected for the programme, and together represent a decade of film development that Doc/Fest has helped to achieve. 

Keep an eye out as well for the 24 films that were part of this year's Doc/Fest programme now being shown at IDFA.

MeetMarket Projects in the IDFA Programme:

Aleppo's Fall  - Nizam Najar | Norway, Denmark, France | 2017 - in Meetmarket 2016 as The Fall of Aleppo

Over the Limit  - Marta Prus | Poland, Germany, Finland | 2017 - in Meetmarket 2016

Nokia Mobile  - Arto Lennart Koskinen | Finland | 2017 - in Meetmarket 2016 as The Story of a Mobile Phone

Muhi - Generally Temporary  - Rina Castelnuovo-Hollander, Tamir Elterman | Israel, Germany | 2017 - in Meetmarket 2016 as By A Thread

Amal - Mohamed Siam | Egypt, Lebanon, Germany, France, Norway, Denmark, Qatar | 2017 - in Meetmarket 2016 as All About Amal

The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid - Feargal Ward | Ireland | 2017 - in Meetmarket 2016

Land of the Free - Camilla Magid | Denmark, Finland | 2017 - in Meetmarket 2015 as Transformation

Golden Dawn Girls -  Håvard Bustnes | Norway, Denmark, Finland | 2017 - in Meetmarket 2015 as The Golden Dawn Case

Big Time - Kaspar Astrup Schröder | Denmark | 2017 - in Meetmarket 2013 as Be Big – Villain or Hero

Time Trial - Finlay Pretsell | United Kingdom | 2017 - in Meetmarket 2012 as Being David Millar

Cocaine Prison - Violeta Ayala | Bolivia, Australia, France, United States | 2017 - in Meetmarket 2010

Burma VJ - Anders Østergaard | Denmark, Sweden, United Kingdom, Norway | 2008 - in Meetmarket 2007 as Burma VJ - Reporting from a Closed Country 

The Act of Killing - Joshua Oppenheimer | Denmark, Norway | 2012 - in Meetmarket 2008 as Freemen

 

Doc/Fest 2017 Films in the IDFA Programme:

American Valhalla – Josh Homme, Andreas Neumann | UK, USA| 2017

Chavela – Catherine Gund, Daresha Kyi | USA | 2017

Queercore: How to Punk a Revolution - Yony Leyser | Germany | 2017

Mr Gay Syria - Ayse Toprak | France, Turkey, Germany | 2017

Queerama -  Daisy Asquith | UK | 2017

Strike A Rock -  Aliki Saragas | South Africa | 2017

69 Minutes of 86 Days - Egil Håskjold Larsen | Norway | 2017

Ask the Sexpert - Vaishali Sinha | USA | 2017

City of the Sun -  Rati Oneli | Georgia, United States, Qatar, The Netherlands | 2017

Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas - Joakim Demmer | Sweden, Germany, Finland  | 2017

DRIB - Kristoffer Borgli | Norway, USA | 2017

Freedom for the Wolf - Rupert Russell | Germany, USA | 2017

Ghost Hunting - Raed Andoni | France, Palestine, Switzerland, Qatar | 2017

Insha’Allah Democracy - Mohammed Naqvi | Pakistan, USA | 2017

Mama Colonel - Dieudo Hamadi | Democratic Republic of the Congo | France 2017

Ouaga Girls – Theresa Traore Dahlberg |  France, Qatar, Sweden, Burkina Faso | 2017

Quest – Jonathan Olshefski | USA | 2017

Soldier –  Manuel Abramovich | Argentina | 2017

Trophy – Shaul Schwarz, Christina Clusiau | UK, USA, Qatar | 2017

Whose Streets? - Damon Davis Sabaah Folayan | USA | 2017

The Work - Jairus McLeary | USA | 2017

Beuys – Andres Veiel | Germany | 2017

Risk -  Laura Poitras | USA | 2017

When You Look Away -  Phie Ambo | Denmark | 2017

 

A number of the Doc/Fest staff will be heading to IDFA as well. To meet up with any of the following, please click here to find out how to get in touch: CEO & Festival Director Liz McIntyre, Deputy Director Melanie Iredale, Director of Business & Partnerships Sylvia Bednarz, Curator of Alternate Realities Dan Tucker, Head of Talks & Sessions Nigel Fischer, and Film Programme Manager Sarah Dawson.