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30 Jan – 9 Feb 2025


IFFR Unleashed is an extension of our annual festival, online and year-round. Enjoy a curated selection of extraordinary films, special collections and Talks. New releases added regularly.

Notice: due to technical difficulties it is temporarily not possible to watch films via Unleashed. We’re working a solution and expect to be back online soon.

Watch now on Unleashed

  • Atlantiques

    The story of a young stowaway from Dakar who gives up his youth for a new life on the other side of the endless water.

    • Mati Diop: Shorts
  • Motel Mist

    Erotic fantasies can come to life in the rooms of Motel Mistress. But whether these will be pleasurable for those involved is another matter.

    • Tigers
  • The Orphanage

    Bollywood-film nostalgia colours the experiences of fifteen-year-old Qodrat, who ends up in an orphanage during Afghanistan’s 1980s Soviet-oriented pe

    • Hubert Bals Fund
  • A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness

    We follow a man during three seemingly separate periods in his life: as a member of a commune, isolated in the wilderness and as a singer/guitarist at

Viewing and payment

  • How can I watch a film on IFFR Unleashed?

    Films on our Unleashed platform are available on a pay-per-view basis. Prices are indicated per film.

    Please note that film availability varies per country and some films are not available outside the Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg). If that is the case, this information will be included in the Unleashed box on the film page. Unleashed films are currently not available in the USA or Canada.

  • What are the payment methods?

    IFFR offers payment by credit card and iDEAL.

  • I rented a film. How long is it available to watch?

    When you rent a film, it will be available for you to watch for 72 hours after you pressed play. The film can be stopped and started at any point within these 72 hours. 

Talks & Masterclasses

  • Talk: Debbie Harry & Amanda Kramer

    Debbie Harry and Amanda Kramer Talk about music, cinema and their collaboration on So Unreal.

    • IFFR Talks
  • Talk: Marco Bellocchio

    Talk exploring Marco Bellocchio’s life, work and process.

    • IFFR Talks
  • Talk: Sandra Hüller

    Sandra Hüller will discuss her unique career, approach to acting and collaborations with different directors.

    • IFFR Talks
  • Talk: Steve McQueen

    Acclaimed filmmaker and artist Steve McQueen discusses Sunshine State, showing at Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen.

    • IFFR Talks