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IFFR 2021 in theatres this summer

01 July 2021

Film Still: Quo vadis, Aida?

Whether you missed a must-see film at our last festival edition, or you just want your taste of IFFR throughout the year, we have good news for you! Several IFFR 2021 films will hit the big screen across the Netherlands, and we’ll be keeping you updated on each release. Here’s what’s to come this summer!

5 August 2021

Mitra
Kaweh Modiri, 2021, Netherlands, 107’  

A traumatised mother gets the opportunity to avenge her daughter’s execution in Iran. Is her victim really the perpetrator?

8 July 2021

The World to Come
Mona Fastvold, 2020, US, 105'

Two female pioneers meet in the inhospitable setting of the American frontier circa 1856. Is there a place for gentle romance in this ruthless world?

Rewatch the Big Talk with Mona Fastvold

La nuit des rois
Philippe Lacôte, 2020, France, 93'

The power of storytelling underpins this stifling, inventive film from Côte d’Ivoire about life inside a gigantic prison. Winner of the IFFR Youth Jury Award 2021.

1 July 2021

Quo vadis, Aida?
Jasmila Žbanić, 2020, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 101'

Bosnian UN interpreter Aida is trapped between factions in this moving, urgent drama about the genocide in Srebrenica in 1995.

Rewatch the Big Talk: Srebrenica. Never Again?

Mandibules
Quentin Dupieux, 2020, France, 74’

Two easily-distracted layabouts find a Labrador-sized fly in this new film from master absurdist Dupieux.

17 June

First Cow
Kelly Reichardt, 2019, VS, 122’ 

Beautiful, thoughtful western focusing on friendship rather than strife. And on the diversity of the American frontier around 1820.

Rewatch the Big Talk with Kelly Reichardt

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