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.

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Cinéma Arabe

Ceintuurbaan 338
1072 GN AMSTERDAM
Rialto
07/05/2019 - 12/05/2019
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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CinemAsia Film Festival

Diverse locaties / Various locations
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Diverse Locaties / Various locations
03/03/2020 - 08/03/2020
The CinemAsia film festival returns to Amsterdam every March to showcase groundbreaking films from Asia.
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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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Cinekid Festival

Pazzanistraat 10
1014 DB AMSTERDAM
Westergasfabriek
19/10/2019 - 25/10/2019
The Cinekid Festival is an annual film, television and new-media festival for children across the Netherlands, attended by more th...

PAC Festival

Reguliersbreestraat 26-34
1017 CN AMSTERDAM
Pathé Tuschinski
29/09/2019
The Pathé Alternative Cinema (PAC) Festival is focused on mainstream cinema, from blockbusters to potential fringe hits. Its uniqu...
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Cinedans – Dance on Screen

IJpromenade 1
1031 KT AMSTERDAM
Eye Filmmuseum of Eye
06/03/2020 - 08/03/2020
From 6 to 8 March 2020 Cinedans – Dance on Screen Festival will be celebrating its 16th edition in Eye Filmmuseum of Eye in Amster...

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...

Bijlmerbios

Kraaiennest 63
1104 KD AMSTERDAM
Bijlmerbios
23/08/2019 - 25/08/2019
The Bijlmerbios returns to Amsterdam Zuidoost in August, offering another opportunity to catch a free film during the summer in th...

Metro Movies

Metrostation Bullewijk 1
1101 AA AMSTERDAM
Metrostation Bullewijk
13/09/2019 - 15/09/2019
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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 edition of the Amsterdam Spanish Film Festival. It lights up screens at the E...
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KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival

IJpromenade 1
1031 KT AMSTERDAM
Eye Filmmuseum of Eye
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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Imagine Film Festival

IJpromenade 1
1031 KT AMSTERDAM
Eye Filmmuseum of Eye
08/04/2020 - 18/04/2020
From sci-fi to cult, anime to fantasy and horror to experimental: the Imagine Film Festival, formerly known as the Amsterdam Fanta...