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IDFA 2022

‘Apolonia, Apolonia’ Wins Amsterdam Documentary Festival

Lea Glob’s documentary Apolonia, Apolonia, a 13-year portrait of Paris-born painter Apolonia Sokol, has won best film at the 2022 International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), the world’s largest documentary film fest. The honor, announced at an awards ceremony in Amsterdam on Thursday night, comes with a €15,000 ($15,000) cash prize. The Danish director stitched […]

Venice Winner Laura Poitras to Be Guest of Honor at Amsterdam Documentary Fest IDFA

Laura Poitras, the Oscar-winning director of Citizenfour, whose latest doc, All the Beauty and the Bloodshed, won the Golden Lion at the 2022 Venice Film Festival, will be this year’s guest of honor at the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA). IDFA will host a retrospective of Poitras’ work, screening all 7 documentaries she has directed, […]