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25 Encounters: film programme

06 February 2022

Film still: In Pieces

​Anniversary programme 25 Encounters presents 25 films selected by 25 pairs of cinephiles and filmmakers invited to discuss cinema, film festivals and art in its broadest form. The programme will be released on IFFR Unleashed over the course of three months – kicking off with Dragon Inn, IFFR 2022’s closing film, on 6 February. This eclectic collection features, amongst others, films by Chantal Akerman, Janicza Bravo, Raoul Peck, Roy Andersson.

6 February – 6 March 

  • Dragon Inn by King Hu – Available in the Benelux 
    Selected by Tiffany Sia and Sky Hopinka.
  • I Am Not Your Negro by Raoul Peck – Available in the Netherlands
    Selected by Tsitsi Dangarembga and Ayoka Chenzira.
  • In His Bold Gaze by Bernardo Zanotta – Available worldwide
    Selected by Lionel Soukaz and Yann Gonzalez.
  • Ixe by Lionel Soukaz – Available worldwide
    Selected by Lionel Soukaz and Yann Gonzalez.
  • Lemon by Janicza Bravo – Available in the Benelux 
    Selected by Bero Beyer and Christine Vachon.
  • Martyr by Mazen Khaled – Available in the Benelux 
    Selected by Salim Mourad and Susanna Paasonen.
  • Songs from the Second Floor by Roy Andersson – Available in the Benelux 
    Selected by John Bailey and Martin van Broekhoven.
  • Today We Are Going to Build a House by Sergei Loznitsa and Marat Magambetov – Available in the Benelux 
    Selected by Sergei Loznitsa and Naum Kleiman.

6 March – 7 April

  • Ham on Rye by Tyler Taormina – Available worldwide
    Selected by Vernon Chatman and Nicolas Mahler.
  • Keyboard Fantasies by Posy Dixon – Available in Europe 
    Selected by Ester Martin Bergsmark and Romeo Roxman Gatt. 
  • Le chant du Styrène by Alain Resnais – Available in the Benelux
    Selected by Sara Cwynar and Andréa Picard.
  • My Stolen Revolution by Nahid Persson Sarvestani – Available worldwide
    Selected by Alex Mekking and Apichatpong Weerasethakul.
  • Nanook of the North by Robert J. Flaherty – Available worldwide
    Selected by Vincent Monnikendam and Izza Génini.
  • Night Is Short, Walk On Girl by Yuasa Masaaki – Available in the Netherlands
    Selected by Jennifer Lynde Bakker and Yuasa Masaaki.
  • No Home Movie by Chantal Akerman – Available in the Benelux
    Selected by Sandra den Hamer and Daniela Elstner.
  • Romance by Catherine Breillat – Available in the Benelux, France and Switzerland
    Selected by Simon Field and Vanja Kaludjercic.
  • Stray Dogs by Tsai Ming-liang – Available in the Benelux
    Selected by Rutger Wolfson and Kamal Aljafari.

Available now until 5 May

  • In Pieces by Ruy Guerra – Available worldwide, excluding Brazil
    Selected by Fellipe Barbossa and Júlio Bressane.
  • Wim Wenders: Amerika's Vriend in LA by Wim Wenders – Available worldwide
    Selected by Mijke de Jong and Emile Fallaux.
  • L'Anglaise et le Duc by Eric Rohmer – Available in the Benelux 
    Selected by Mary Stephen and Olivier Assayas.
  • The Baron by Edgar Pera – Available worldwide
    Selected by Nicodemus Mattison and Edgar Pėra.
  • A Commonplace Story by Judit Elek – Available worldwide
    Selected by Judit Elek and James Scott.
  • The Great Dictator by Charlie Chaplin – Available in the Netherlands
    Selected by Costa-Gavras and Robert Schwentke.
  • The Piano Teacher by Michael Haneke – Available in the Netherlands
    Selected by Pooja Shetty, Neil Pagedar and Kemi Adetiba.

Film packages 

Watch multiple films in the selection with our 25 Encounters packages. 

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25 Encounters 

This twofold programme also features a print publication. Now available to pre-order.

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