Friday ,27 of November 2020

IDFA Announces Its 2020 Award Winners

Yesterday, International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), the world’s largest documentary film festival, announced the winners of the competition programs during its 2020 awards ceremony. This year, GFF director Intishal Al Timimi served as a jury member for the IDFA Competition for First Appearance. The ceremony took place both in Amsterdam’s Vlaams Cultuurhuis De Brakke Grond and online, making it available to viewers all over the world.

The award winners of the 2020 IDFA are as follows:

IDFA Award for Best Feature-Length Documentary (€ 20,000): Firouzeh Khosrovani for Radiograph of a Family

IDFA Award for Best First Appearance (€10,000): Alina Gorlova for This Rain Will Never Stop

FIPRESCI Award (€ 5,000): Ahmed Abd for The Fifth Story

IDFA Competition for Mid-Length Documentary (€7,500): Nomin Lkhagvasuren for The Wheel

IDFA Award for Best Dutch Documentary (€7,500): Paul Sin Nam Rigter for Dealing with Death

IDFA Award for Best Short Documentary (€5,000): Marlén Viñayo for Unforgivable

IDFA Award for Best Directing (€ 5,000): Vitaly Mansky for Gorbachev Heaven

IDFA Award for Best Student Documentary (€2,500): Anne Bertille Vopiande Ndeysseit for Biyo-biyo

IDFA Award for Best Children’s Documentary (€5,000): Ako Salemi for Shadegan

IDFA ReFrame Award for best creative use of archive (€5,000): Firouzeh Khosrovani for Radiograph of a Family

Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Documentary Stipend (€50,000): Aboozar Amini

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