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Volunteers needed for World Cinema Amsterdam 2018

World Cinema Amsterdam is looking for enthousiastic volunteers to join our festival team. As a volunteer you may be assisting with the ticket check at the door and handing out voting ballots for our Audience ...
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Go Cuba! – Fourth Round of Projects Selected

World Cinema Amsterdam encourages Cuban film talent. Today the filmprojects to be considered for financial support as part of the Go Cuba! programme were announced. As many as 63 projects were submitted, from which eleven ...
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Focusprogramma Cine Cuba

World Cinema Amsterdam 2018 gaat los op de Cubaanse film. Sinds drie jaar ondersteunt World Cinema Amsterdam met behulp van het fonds Go Cuba! (beginnende) Cubaanse filmmakers om hun films te realiseren. De subsidie is ...
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De eerste openluchttitels zijn bekend

De twee meeslepende films Benzinho en Supa Modo zijn geselecteerd voor het World Cinema Amsterdam openluchtprogramma. De derde film blijft nog een verrassing tot het laatste moment. De films zullen worden vertoond in het Vondelpark Openluchttheater, op het Marie ...
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Meeting ALL the directors

Wat World Cinema Amsterdam ook zo bijzonder maakt is het feit dat er veel regisseurs aanwezig zijn om over hun film te vertellen. Ze doen dat graag, ook na de q&a's, en mengen moeiteloos met ...
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It’s a wrap! Closing night of WCA2017 was one to remember

After 10 days of top cinema with great people, films, directors and interesting q&a's and events we could only celebrate a very succesful festival in style. The closing film and award ceremony plus a fun party ...
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World Cinema People: an overview

What did the audience think of the film? An overview of the video interviews Rocco ter Haar made during the festival. Watch them all!


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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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WCA Open Air Mawlana

On one of the finer summer nights the open air screening of Mawlana took place on Marie Heinekenplein. Mélanie Lemahieu was around to capture the best moments of the event. Check out all the photos here.

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The Wound wins Jury Award, Frontières Audience Award

The Wound won this year's Jury Award for best film. South African director John Trengove, who attended the festival's first few days, was happy to receive this price. The award comes with 5000 euro fee ...
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Festival video

We loved every minute of WCA2017! Sanne van Zoest made this cool overview video of big and small highlights during the festival.Read More ...
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World Cinema in the Open Air: Newton

The open air sessions at Marie Heinekenplein are more laidback than ever, with the loungy beach chairs and big cushions. Watching a film under the stars was never more comfortable. On August 24th we screened ...
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