Three films you don’t want to miss at IDFA 2022!

From 9-20 November, Amsterdam once again becomes the documentary capital of the world! The International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam (IDFA) honours its 35th edition with variety and centering social involvement; Intimate portraits, harrowing histories and inspiring voices… You can find it all in IDFA’s programming. Scroll down to read about our recommendations!

What’s on at Queer Filmfest Weiterstadt 2022?

Weiterstadt’s annual celebration of queer cinema is ready for take-off! From 3 to 16 November, you can enjoy plenty of short and feature films in the Kommunales Kino Weiterstadt. With their selection, Queer Filmfest aims to “encourage the dialogue about acceptance and equal rights, but also point out injustices and discriminations existing around the globe.” Need some help picking out what to watch? Check our tips below!

Film Fest Gent 2022 has started: Our recommendations

Belgium’s largest film festival is in full swing! For its 49th edition, Film Fest Gent has a special focus on South Korean cinema. Festival visitors are in for a treat with the luscious programming that brings forth! Of course, the festival traditionally ends with the famous World Soundtrack Awards ceremony. What to watch? Lukas Dhont’s Close proved itself a worthy festival opener, but there is plenty more to experience. Read all about it below!

What to watch at NFF 2022

Starting from today, the Nederlands Film Festival (NFF) will hold a 10-day celebration of Dutch film and visual culture. The city of Utrecht thus becomes a true hub for cinema fan, talent and professional alike! You can (of course) attend film screenings, but you can also enter Storyspace. There are industry talks, conferences, parties… Simply no reason not to make your way to the NFF!

New Zealand International Film Festival 2022: Top 3 films

Several continents might separate us, but that doesn’t make us any less excited about the fantastic programme of NZIFF! Starting July 28th in Auckland, the festival runs throughout various cities until the 31st of August. With a programme ranging from Māori and Pasifika shorts to Cannes favourites, there’s something for everyone. Whether based in Tauranga or Dunedin, make your way to the New Zealand International Film Festival!

Oerol 2022: Top 3 performances

Oerol 2022 is almost starting! Every June, the island of Terschelling in the Wadden Sea is transformed for ten days into a unique natural stage for theatre, dance, art installations, and music. Oerol’s 41st year looks very promising and we are beyond proud that Oerol is the first theatre festival in the Netherlands that works with Fiona.

Sheffield DocFest 2022: Top 3 films

Sheffield DocFest is the UK’s leading documentary festival and one of the world’s most influential markets for documentary projects. They champion and present the breadth of documentary form – film, television, immersive, and art – in the vibrant city of Sheffield each June. The programming represents their core values – creativity, empathy, freedom, inclusivity, and [...]

June Highlights: our top 5 film festivals

June - the film festival season is coming to an end, while summer and, hopefully, many open-air screenings are around the corner. We are festively starting June with the second part of IFFR's 50th edition. In the meantime and afterward, we travel (digitally, of course!) to England for Sheffield DocFest, to Germany for Berlinale, and [...]

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