International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) which is held in Netherlands every November, has invited Samira Makhmalbaf as a member of international jury for its 25th edition this year.
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam is considered as one of the greatest and most influential documentary festivals of the world.
Before this Samira Makhmalbaf has been a member of the jury in several prestigious international film festivals like Cannes, Venice, Berlin, San Sebastián, Montréal, Locarno, Moscow, Mumbai, Qatar, Sao Paulo international film festival and many more...
IDFA, the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, was founded in 1983, and is unique for its international film program featuring a wide variety of documentary genres with political and socially conscious themes.
IDFA programs some 250 new documentaries divided among more than twelve programs, including five competition programs in which films are rewarded with cash prizes.