Life on July 24, 2010.
Burma: The Dictatorship of The Absurd
A transforming sculpture investigates how soldiers who return from overseas missions “host” their all-encompassing but ill-defined horrors.
A transmedial documentary production about the final days of the Soviet system, told using old postcards.
A digital recording of the residents of a Toronto high-rise as they work with an architect to improve their home.
An individual, immersive experience that uses the latest technologies to transport its users to a virtual mix between Shanghai and Brussels.
A portrait of happiness in the last Himalayan kingdom.
Drop your maternal anxieties into a collective virtual worry box.
A multimedia experiment in journalistic storytelling best experienced as an interactive film.
National Parks Project is a collaborative film, music, TV and new media project on Canada’s National Parks. Like never before.
An international cross media project contributing to the debate about migration to Europe and creating awareness about the real life of African migrants in Europe.
RISK! is a podcast and live show, where creative people tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share.
A simple ritual of taking one photo each day and posting it online, along with a short story, beginning the day Jonathan Harris turned 30.
Hasan Elahi’s self-tracking system constantly and publicly presents his exact location, activities, and other personal data.
An insider’s look at the operation that killed bin Laden
An interactive documentary project connecting local stories and communities in South Australia.
Africa to Australia is an interactive documentary that follows the stories of Africans who came to Australia.
Create and explore a visual archive of your social life.
Can you survive the hardships of poverty, unemployment and homelessness?
Multimedia piece about an amnesiac who is unable to recognize faces.
Life in Shatila, a decades-old Palestinian refugee camp in Beirut, whose 12,000 inhabitants are among the oldest group of refugees in the world.
An interactive documentary that plunges you into the worlds of 8 music fans and shows how the Internet has helped them forge their identities and relationships within various music subcultures.
Take a picture of a picture from the past in the present.
Soul of Athens 2011 – Our Dreams Are Different – is a multimedia project showcasing different stories that examine the changing American Dream.
Everynone is a website with short documentary films made by a filmmaking team located in New York.
A Film about Hope, Fear and Digital Culture.
A simple and ingenious idea – a road trip across Germany – hundreds of miles from east to west and from north to south. A journey that thrives on totally random encounters with fifty very different people.
An austere animated web documentary in which four people who attempted but failed to commit suicide explain what drove them to their desperate act.
Goa hippies travel to the Indian beach paradise Anjuna Beach – the place where it all began.
Jan Rothuizen maps the world in his drawings: personal but not fictitious, sometimes journalistic but more often documentary, and always surprising.
A sensory journey into the heart of Tchernobyl’s exclusion zone – the forbidden area around the nuclear power plant.
In a small birdhouse, birdsong is slowed down to human speed, mimicked and sped back up to a bird’s pace, allowing visitors to sing like a bird.
A cinematic story machine that tells you who you are, based on the material possessions you hold dear.
Forty men and women look back on the 9/11 attacks.
A social website wants to end the taboo on talking about sex, using video messages, discussion forums and infographics.
Your brother is at war but life goes on.
Everything that newspapers and TV ignore is dealt with here, in 27 short films by retrained photojournalists, who capture crisis-ridden Greece in a creative, resolute way.
Documentary photographer Kadir van Lohuizen is traveling from the southern tip of Chile to the very north of Alaska, creating multimedia photo stories along the way.
What’ve your beloved kids ruined? Perhaps your couch? Your TV? Your marriage? Your dreams?
Choose your own field of vision in the images of a bloody protest in pre-revolutionary Libya or a chaotic police arrest on the streets of New Orleans.
What would you rescue if your house was on fire?
A search for creative, artistic ways to intervene in public space, presented both linearly and non-linearly. Winner IDFA DocLab Award for Digital Storytelling 2011.
Interactive installations, immersive performances and other unexpected representations of reality, presented by IDFA DocLab, Paradocs and Brakke Grond.
The curators of the Expanding Documentary Exhibition welcome you for a reception and introduction to the program. Admission Free
Industry Panel with Caspar Sonnen (IDFA DocLab), Hugues Sweeney (NFB), Antoine Viviani (Arte) and Danfung Dennis (Condition One).
Industry Panel with a.o. Jeremy Boxer (Vimeo) and Alexandre Brachet (Upian).
Live event celebrating the unique work of documentary artist Jan Rothuizen. with performances by Hans Aarsman, Dirk van Weelden and the launch of Rothuizen’s latest book: The Soft Atlas of the Netherlands
An evening packed with embarrassing, true stories told live on stage. With Micha Wertheim, Paulien Cornelisse, Kevin Allison (The Risk Show) and someone reading an excerpt from their adolescent diary.
Digital documentary pioneers turn their interactive documentary into a live cinema event. With Insitu and The Prism: Krisis Greece 2011, both selected for the IDFA DocLab Competition.
Live screening of two interactive documentaries from the DocLab Competition Program: Beyond 9/11 and The Zone.
Live screening of two interactive web documentaries from the DocLab Competition Program: Goa Hippy Tribe and The Sexperience 1000
Live presentations of three of the most innovative projects at IDFA 2011: the webdoc and installation Barcode.tv, the interactive installation What Is It Like to Be a Bird? and the immersive iPad app Condition One. The authors will showcase their
Documentary iPad app enables photojournalists to create interactive, immersive and three dimensional video stories.