The 35th IDFA, which runs 9 to 20 November, announced its first competition lineups: the IDFA Competition for Short Documentary and the IDFA Competition for Youth Documentary. Additionally, Masters and Best of Fests selections, the international premiere of Martin Scorsese and David Tedeschi’s Personality Crisis: One Night Only, and a special tribute to the late Lithuanian filmmaker Mantas Kvedaravičius. Overall, over 100 films have now been added to the IDFA 2022 programme.
19 exceptionally strong films are selected for the IDFA Competition for Short Documentary, while the Youth Competition showcases 14 films. Across Masters selections include Sergei Loznitsa’s The Kiev Trial and The Natural History of Destruction, and Adirley Queirós and Joana Pimenta’s Dry Ground Burning with further titles to be announced soon. The Best of Fests section then brings the highlights of the year including Simon Lereng Wilmont’s A House Made of Splinters, Igor Ivanko’s Fragile Memory, Elwira Niewiera and Piotr Rosolowski’s The Hamlet Syndrome, and many more.
Find more information on the 2022 IDFA programme – HERE