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Jennifer Merin

IDFA 2013 Opens on November 20

By November 17, 2013

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For its 26th edition, International Documentaries Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), the world's largest documentaries festival and arguably its most influential, will present 288 documentaries, 100 of which are world premiers.

The festival's dates are from November 20 to December 1.

Fifteen of the films are in competition for the best feature length documentary, an award that comes with a cash prize of 12,500 Euros (about $17,000) and an original sculpture.

This year's list of outstanding documentaries in competition covers a wide range of subjects and documentary styles.

Return to Homs,, one of the feature length documentaries in competition, is the festival's opening night film.

Here's the complete annotated list of features in competition.

(PHOTO: IDFA 2013 logo. Courtesy IDFA).


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