film festival

Amsterdam has film festivals aplenty on offer, and its schedule appeals to film fans of all stripes and ages. In addition to the various outdoor cinema festivals taking place in the summer, there is a film festival especially for kids, one for animation film, one for Bollywood movies, the famous annual International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) and many more.

Festivals & events

Hosting in excess of 300 festivals every year, Amsterdam’s festival agenda spans all tastes and genres. No matter the time of year, the range of festi...
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West Beach Film Festival

Noordzijde 41
1064 GV AMSTERDAM
West Beach Filmfestival
15/09/2019 - 21/09/2019
The Nieuw-West District of Amsterdam gets in on the outdoor cinema action with the West Beach Film Festival. Head to Hotel Buiten ...
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Amsterdam Spanish Film Festival

Diverse locaties / Various locations
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Diverse Locaties / Various locations
28/05/2019 - 02/06/2019
Explore the hottest splices of Spanish cinema at the inaugural edition of the Amsterdam Spanish Film Festival. It lights up screen...

On the Roof Film Festival

op het dak van de VU/De Boelelaan 1105
1081 HV AMSTERDAM
On the Roof Film Festival
03/09/2019 - 06/09/2019
Climb to the top of the VU University Amsterdam for this high-flying film festival every September! On the Roof mixes cinematic fa...
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Roze Filmdagen

Pazzanistraat 4
1014 BE AMSTERDAM
Het Ketelhuis
14/03/2019 - 24/03/2019
The Roze Filmdagen (literally: Pink Film Days) have been a constant factor in Amsterdam's gay and lesbian cultural landscape since...

Metro Movies

Metrostation Bullewijk 1
1101 AA AMSTERDAM
Metrostation Bullewijk
13/09/2019 - 15/09/2019
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KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival

IJpromenade 1
1031 KT AMSTERDAM
EYE Film Instituut Nederland
09/10/2019 - 13/10/2019
The KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival features a massive selection of top-quality animated films that go well beyond Walt's work. ...
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Cinéma Arabe

Ceintuurbaan 338
1072 GN AMSTERDAM
Rialto
10/04/2019 - 16/04/2019
Cinéma Arabe is a Dutch film festival based in Amsterdam and Rotterdam that showcases the best of contemporary Arab cinema. The ni...
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Pluk de Nacht

Stenen Hoofd, Westerdoksdijk
1013 BX AMSTERDAM
Stenen Hoofd
15/08/2019 - 25/08/2019
Amsterdam's open-air film festival Pluk de Nacht (Seize the Night) annually brings a round of free outdoor cinema to Amsterdam's w...
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CinemAsia Film Festival

Diverse locaties / Various locations
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Diverse Locaties / Various locations
05/03/2019 - 10/03/2019
The CinemAsia film festival returns to Amsterdam every March to showcase groundbreaking films from Asia.
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Cineblend Festival

IJpromenade
1031 KT AMSTERDAM
Diverse locaties / various locations
11/06/2019 - 22/06/2019
The documentary film festival Cineblend takes place at Bioscoop Het Ketelhuis, Tolhuistuin, Pakhuis De Zwijger and Jungle Amsterda...