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Throwback: Closing ceremony & party

The last day of the 9th edition of World Cinema Amsterdam took place on Saturday August 25th. Marcelo Martinessi won the Jury Award with his film Las herederas from Paraguay. The closing film Weldi was ...
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And the winners are..

The World Cinema Amsterdam 2018 Jury Award goes to Las herederas, by Marcelo Martinessi, from Paraguay. The World Cinema Amsterdam 2018 Audience Award goes to Sir, by Rohena Gera, from India. The awards come with ...
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Throwback WCA 2018

Photographer of the festival Melanie Lemanieu was present during the whole festival to capture the most beautiful shots. Here you find an overview of WCA 2018.
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In-depth with the filmmaker

Sometimes you watch a film and you question "how did the film maker come up with the idea?" or "why did you make that particular choice?". Many directors are invited to the festival to answer ...
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Throwback: Open Air @ Marie Heinekenplein

Marie Heinekenplein is beautifully transformed into an Open Air cinema for four days. Throwback at last Wednesday's screening Benzinho.Read More ...
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Meet the Jury

Aboozar Amini, Marcel Beltrán and Margarida Moz make up the jury of World Cinema Amsterdam 2018. The three jurors will attend the festival to view all competition films and pick the one that will win ...
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Audience Award 2018

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
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60 seconds with the filmmaker

It's like a game: the filmmaker gets 60 seconds to describe as many concepts. Discover how the filmmaker feels about concepts like freedom, independent cinema and Amsterdam.
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Competition films highlighted

Save the best for last: because the nine competition films are highlighted. The competition is the backbone of the festival with the best films of Africa, Asia and Latin-America from last year.
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De diepte in met Mohamed Ben Attia (NL)

’Wat maakt ons gelukkig in het leven? Is het familie, een huwelijk en het hebben van een goede baan - of is er meer?’

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Throwback: Cine Cuba Opening

On Saturday August 18th World Cinema Amsterdam was a full day of Cuban cinema. Starting with the talk show Creative Cuba about Cuban film industry,

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De diepte in met Yimit Ramírez (NL)

‘Eigenlijk zegt de regering dat een standbeeld 25 keer meer waard is dan de persoon erachter.’

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