World Cinema Amsterdam | Internationaal filmfestival | 14 – 24 Augustus 2014


Save the date: August 14-24

August 14 the fifth edition of World Cinema Amsterdam will kick off! Ten days in a row one can enjoy the best worldcinema!

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GETT opening movie fifth edition

Gett, the Divorce Trial of Viviane Amsalem, by Siblings Ronit and Shlomi Elkabetz has been announced as the opening movie of this years edition.

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Competition Programme: Nine films from nine countries

Our Competition Programme has been announced! World Cinema Amsterdam will open with the courtroom drama Gett, the Divorce Trial of Viviane Amsalem and our closing film will be the Ethiopian production Difret. Read more about our official selection.

GETT opening film 5th anniversary edition

Gett, the Divorce Trial of Viviane Amsalem  has been selected to open World Cinema Amsterdam anniversary edition (14 - 24 Aug). The film is directed by brother and sister Shlomi and Ronit Elkabetz. Kajsa Ollongren, the new Arts & Culture alderman, will officially inaugurate our 5th edition on August the 14th.

Wanted: Korean speaking Festival Assistant!

World Cinema Amsterdam film festival is looking for an enthusiastic Korean native speaker to accompany the Korean filmmaker July Jung.

On the roof of the VU

From Monday 1st to Friday 5th of September, the roof of the Vrije Universiteit will be specifically opened for the On the Roof Film Festival. Five days in which you will have the chance to enjoy five different films from World Cinema Amsterdam 5th Edition's program on the 16th floor of the VU. There will also be special introduction talks and interviews with scientists and guest speakers. All surrounded by one of the city's most spectacular views. The presale has just started.

All open air movies announced

World Cinema Amsterdam Open Air programme has already been announced. Read below which films can you watch this summer under Amsterdams (or Rotterdams) starry sky.


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