Post Tagged with: "International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA)"

/ 03/03/2012 3:06 AM

IDFA selects 2 Asian projects for its “online Forum”

The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) has selected five projects to pitch for funding at part of a ‘Forum Online’ initiative, including 2 from or about Asia. Both speak about marriage in Cambodia and India. The projects are all from countries that are typically less represented at the IDFA Forum and other pitching events in Europe, and all five [...]

/ 03/02/2012 3:01 AM

“Planet of Snail” touching in many ways (Korean Herald)

Of all our senses, the sense of touch arguably is the most intimate. It develops before all the other senses, and it’s one of the first ways in which children learn about their environment and bond with others. It brings pleasure, protection and emotional support. Even after our sight weakens and hearing fades, this sense usually stays with us. Director [...]

/ 11/29/2011 12:38 PM

In Amsterdam, Four Asian docs win awards at 24th IDFA

The winners of the various IDFA competition programs were just announced in Escape, during the awards ceremony of the 24th International Documentary Festival Amsterdam / IDFA. 4 docs about and from Asia received award.   (“The vanishing spring light”, “Bitter seeds”)  Seung-Jun Yi’s “Planet of Snail” (South Korea) won the VPRO IDFA Award for Best Feature-Length Documentary. The Special Jury Award [...]