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World Cinema People on The Net

World cinema Amsterdam takes the visitors to unknown places all over the globe. North Korea for instance. The country remains a mystery to outsiders. Director Kim Ki-Duk dove into the tension between the north and ...
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Audience Award

We like to hear your opinion on the movies we screen. The film with the highest average vote in our audience poll will win the Audience Award, a cash prize of 5000 for a next ...
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(Nederlands) Meet the directors: Daniela Thomas

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World Cinema People on Blessed Benefit

What did the audience think of the film Blessed Benefit? Videographer Rocco ter Haar went to the screening to find out how the mood was and what the deeper insights of the film were.

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Dinner at the director´s

Every year Rialto director Raymond Walravens cooks a big Indonesian buffet for all the guests and crew members of the festival, at his house. A personal touch that really brings people together. Videographer Sanne van ...
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(Nederlands) Meet the directors: Gretel Marín

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World Cinema People on Bar Bahar

Last Saturday Bar Bahar was completely sold out. Our festival reporter catched the audience right after the screening in front of the camera. What did they think of the film? Bar Bahar is screened two more times: ...
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Meet the directors: Júlia Murat

Brazilian director Júlia Murat made PENDULAR, a detailed psychological interdisciplinary film about the (lack of) balance in a relationship, including choreography, sculptures and – moving images. Curious about the film process and Júlia’s way of coordinating ...
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Actual Africa: opening & party

On Saturday August 19th we launched this year's focus program: Actual Africa. With a talkshow that featured interesting speakers, on the imaging of Africa in cinema, some of the finest sub-sahara films and of course ...
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Meet the directors: Cecilia Atán and Valeria Pivato

Cecilia Atán and Valeria Pivato from LA NOVIA DEL DESIERTO meet us via Internet to answer some questions before they will arrive in the Netherlands. We are excited to hear more from the two directors, ...
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Meet the directors: John Trengove

The long flight from South Africa does not seem to have left any signs of fatigue. John Trengove is sharp, eloquent and outspoken, when I meet him to speak about his film The Wound, runner ...
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Opening Night World Cinema Amsterdam 2017

On August 17th World Cinema Amsterdam celebrated its 8th edition's opening night with the acclaimed film Félicité as opening film. Director Alain Gomis was present for the occasion and met with the audience after the ...
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