IDFA 2013 – The First World War: The First War on Screen

2013-11-13 | This year’s edition of the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam  (20 November to 1 December 2013) will feature a series of documentary films about World War One. The programme section The First World War: The First War On Screen  has been curated by Elif Rongen-Kaynaci (EYE Film Institute), David Barnou from NIOD (Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies), and Bert Hogenkamp (Sound and Vision).

The documentaries are also available on the EFG Portal or will be made available soon.

 A Day in the Life of a Munition Worker   [GB 1917]; Source: Imperial War Museum London
Friedensverhandlungen in Brest-Litowsk [DE 1918];  Source:  Bundearchiv-Filmarchiv
Hochseefischerei der Deutschen Marine [DE 1918]; Source: Bundearchiv-Filmarchiv
Holland neutraal, de leger- en vlootfilm [The Netherlands 1917],  D: Willy Mullens, Source: EYE Film Institute
Lille im dritten Kriegsjahr [DE 1917]; Source: Bundearchiv-Filmarchiv
Der Magische Gürtel [DE 1917], D: Hanns Brennert; Source: Imperial War Museum London
Met onze jongens aan den IJzer [ Belgium, 1928], D: Clemens De Landtsheer, Source: Cinémathèque Royale de Belgique
Mrs. John Bull Prepared  [GB 1918], Source: Imperial War Museum London

On this occasion, Elif Rongen- Kaynaci will present on 24 November Moving tales from the trenches: EFG1914, featuring  films from EYE’s contribution to the EFG1914 project.

More information and the programme schedule are available at the IDFA website.