Top Films Feature in the 2016 Competition

The nominations are in. Nine exceptional films from seven countries around the world will go head to head at this year’s World Cinema Amsterdam festival. The films will compete for the illustrious World Cinema Jury Award, ...
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Meet Our Models

Eight film-loving Amsterdam locals volunteered to front our festival campaign. Over the coming weeks we will introduce you to the smiling faces you are sure to see around the city this summer. Find out what ...
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Volunteers wanted

We are looking for volunteers to help us with our festival in Rialto en De Balie but also on several locations in the open air. The 5th of August we start already with our first ...
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GO CUBA! - winaars juni 2016

Go Cuba! supports 8 new film projects

Yesterday (14 June), World Cinema Amsterdam, the film festival dedicated to world cinema, announced in Havana which Cuban filmmakers will receive financial support as part of the GO CUBA! project that was kicked off in ...
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‘Caballos’ by Fabián Suárez… awarded!

Filmmaker Fabián Suárez visited Amsterdam last year during the 6th edition of World Cinema Amsterdam to present his impressive debut film Caballos. The film has recently (April 11, 2016) been awarded as Best Fiction at ...
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Open air programme in the Vondelpark announced!

This year we will be screening again four amazing films in the Vondelpark, in the open air. We start long before the festival begins, on Friday August 5. Come and enjoy one of our World ...
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August 18 – 27

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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