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
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?
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.
Quentin Dupieux, 2020, France, 74’
Two easily-distracted layabouts find a Labrador-sized fly in this new film from master absurdist Dupieux.
Kelly Reichardt, 2019, VS, 122’
Beautiful, thoughtful western focusing on friendship rather than strife. And on the diversity of the American frontier around 1820.