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World Cinema People: Go Cuba! Programme 1

On Friday August 26, Rialto Film Theater and World Cinema Amsterdam presented the first crop of films completed with the support of the GO CUBA! initiative. It was a fantastic evening with a great international audience ...
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World Cinema People: The Salesman

The Salesman is one of the audience's favourites on the festival. The Iranian director Asghar Farhadi demonstrates his filmmaking prowess and combines realism with suspense a la Hitchcock to present a remarkable picture of contemporary ...
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Interview: Bas Ackermann (Welcome to the Smiling Coast)

Tijdens World Cinema Amsterdam zal de Nederlandse documentaire Welcome to the Smiling Coast: Living in the Gambia Ghetto op zaterdag 27 augustus in première gaan. Er wordt op bijzondere wijze kennisgemaakt met 15 Gambiaanse jongeren, hun ...
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Poll Audience Award

Festival visitors can express their opinion about the films through the Audience Award ballots. Before and after the screenings – the audience can submit a score for the films. The title with the higher score wins ...
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Photo report: ‘Blanka’ at Marie Heinekenplein

The second night at Marie Heinekenplein we screened Kohki Hasei's masterpiece Blanka, a warm, although never sentimental story about the resilience of kids trying to carry on with their lives under harsh circumstances – a story ...
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World Cinema People: Camino a La Paz (Road to La Paz)

The first open air screening at Marie Heinekenplein took us to Argentina and Bolivia. In Francisco Varone's debut Road to La Paz  (Camino a La Paz) we follow struggling driver Sebastián and his client of ...
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WCA 2016 Trailer

World Cinema Amsterdam takes place between 18 and 27 August. The film festival screens the best and most beautiful recent films from Latin America, Asia and Africa – films that will make you see, feel and experience how life is elsewhere. And if you want to know something more about the films… you can ask the directors! Many of them will be present during the festival.

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