So what's a festival without parties? Right, nothing. World Cinema Amsterdam, as the name suggests, makes you move on beats from all over the world.
Wednesday 10 August, 9.30 PM - Opening
World Cinema Amsterdam 2011 opens with the screening of Asghar Farhadi’s A Separation, an Iranian masterpiece awarded the Golden Bear at this year’s Berlin Film Festival. Filmmaker Farhadi will be present at the screening. Everybody is invited for opening drinks at the festival café after the screening.
Thursday 11 August, 7.30 PM - A Separation premiere
After the screening of A Separation there will be a Q&A with director Asghar Farhadi by Sahand Sahebdivani plus a live performance by Shervin Najafian (No One Knows About Persian Cats). You will also receive some refreshing Iranian dough.
11 – 16 Augustus - Meet me @ World Cinema Amsterdam Drinks
Many international directors will be our guests during World Cinema Amsterdam. But when do you get the chance to meet them? From 11 to 16 August the festival café in Rialto will be the place to be. From 11 till 16 August, each night the directors wll join in for a drink between 9 and 10 pm. Don’t miss this chance to meet directors from all over the world.
If you have a Cineville pass, you will get one Indian Cobra-beer for free (when showing the voucher you will receive while purchasing your film ticket).
Saturday 13 August, 11 PM – 3 AM - Indian Party
The fun doesn’t stop after the screening of Kaushik Mukherjee’s (Q) rap musical Gandu (Asshole) on Saturday. Afterwards, you can dance well into the night on the beats of dj Don during the Indian Party. ‘Q’ himself will be present as well.
|Friday 19 August 11.30 PM till 03.00 AM - Persian Midsummer Dance
|Saturday 20 August, 11.30 PM – 3 AM - World Cinema Amsterdam Closing Party: Brazilian Summer Sessions
Your adrenaline will be rushing after the open-air screening of Brazilian filmmaker José Padhila’s exciting crime film Tropa de elite 2. That’s exactly the right mood for the fabulous closing party Brazilian Summer Sessions, vibrant with sensual sounds and fiery rhythms of dj Nagô. In association with Neyde Lantyer and Claudia Trajano from A Hora do Brazil Foundation and Brazilian Summer Sessions.