World Cinema Premières

Alongside the competition, the festival screens a number of titles that have their Dutch première during World Cinema Amsterdam. These are films that will be later released in Dutch theatres. These are thus pre-premières!





  • Desde allá


    In his film debut, Venezuelan writer-director Lorenzo Vigas uses sparse dialogue to paint a poignant, nuanced picture of a...



  • La tierra y la sombra


    Colombian director Cesar Augusto Acevedo’s stunning and acclaimed debut tells the familiar story of the man-in-the-street. In this case,...



  • Magallanes


    In the 1980s and 1990s Peru was torn apart by an extremely bloody civil war between Maoist Shining Path...