International Documentary Festival Amsterdam

Event Dates: 
Thursday, 19 November 2009 - Sunday, 29 November 2009

Pathé Tuschinski
Reguliersbreestraat 26
Europe's leading documentary film festival held annually in Amsterdam.
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Salford Film Festival

Event Dates: 
Friday, 20 November 2009 - Tuesday, 24 November 2009

International Media Centre
The Crescent Adelphi House
Salford M3 6EN
United Kingdom
Phone: + 44 (0)161 834 3537

Five days crammed full of screenings, special events and glamorous parties sure to get the region buzzing.

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Documentaries Sweep Awards at VIFF

True to form, it was documentaries that swept up most of the awards at this year's VIFF. There were plenty of docs to chose from this year with nearly half of the festival’s feature and mid-length films being nonfiction (there were 103 nonfiction and 134 dramas in total).

65 Red Roses

65 Red Roses

The filmmaker Nimisha Mukerjee and subject Eva Markvoort of 65_RedRoses at the launch of VIFF 2009 programme last month

Trippy and eerie


After the sudden death of lead actor Heath Ledger Terry Gilliam said he was in no mood for completing his film. Under the circumstances, the fact that he has done this well is a hugely impressive achievement.

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

Through the looking glass with Heath Ledger