World Cinema Amsterdam | Internationaal filmfestival | 18 – 27 Augustus 2016


Photo report: Closing Night

Last saturday (22 August) the closing night of our sixth edition in Rialto took place. First there was the Award Ceremony. The jury was unanimous in their decision: Necktie Youth from director Sibs Shongwe-La Mer won the World Cinema Amsterdam Jury Award 2015. After the ceremony everyone enjoyed the party organised by Caribbean Creativity: Yard Vibes. Melanie Lemahieu was there to capture the night. 


Photo report: open air screenings at the Q-Factory and the Marie Heinekenplein

Last friday (21 August) was a great night at our two open air locations: the Q-Factory and the Marie Heinekenplein. Melanie Lemanieu took some awesome pics. 


Photo report: 2nd night at the Marie Heinekenplein and Q&A Donald Mugisha

Thursday 20 August we screened the Cuban film Todo se van at the Marie Heinekenplein. Tonight (21 August) you can enjoy a delighftul and graceful comedy which attracted over 1.5 million viewers in Peru: A los 40. This evening will be amazing again because of the Peruvian music of DJ Ishtar and the foodtrucks. Yesterday there was also in Rialto a lot to do. For example: the Q&A with Donald Mugisha from The Boda Boda Thieves. You can watch The Boda Boda Thieves tonight in De Balie (19:15h).


Photo report: Marie Heinekenplein and Q&A Sibs Shongwe-La Mer

Wednesday (19 August) finally the first Open Air screening at the Marie Heinekenplein took place. It was a great success: good music, cold drinks, delicious bites fromt the foodtrucks and offcourse a beautiful film. You can enjoy World Cinema Open Air at the Marie Heinekenplein till saturday. Meanwhile in Rialto: the Dutch premier of the impressive film Necktie Youth from director Sibs Shongwe-La Mer took place. Romee van de Ven shot some nice pics.


Photo report: NiNsee and Vereniging Antilliaans Netwerk

Monday (17 August) was a special day. World Cinema Amsterdam, Vereniging Antilliaans Netwerk and NiNsee organised an evening with a central theme: colour. In the documentary Sombra di Kol Angela Roe examined if and how colour and the notion of race are still relevant today. Angela Roe was there to answer questions from the audiencie. Here you can see the photo's by our festival photographer Romee van de Ven.


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