Competitions

All the competition programmes of the festival

The Movies that Matter Festival has several competitions in which an (international) jury hands out an award to the winning film or director: Activist, Camera Justitia, Dutch Movies Matter, Grand Jury Documentary, Grand Jury Fiction and Students' Choice. Find out more about them and see the competing films.

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Specials and highlights

Selections

Amnesty Selection

Amnesty Selection

In the Amnesty Selection you can see films that tie in with the topics that Amnesty International Netherlands is committed to.

OneWorld Selection

OneWorld Selection

With 2 million unique visitors per year, OneWorld.nl is the largest Dutch journalistic website for a fair, sustainable world. See the two films that were selected by OneWorld.

NPO 2Doc Selection

NPO 2Doc Selection

Together with documentary platform NPO 2Doc, we present online in-depth talks for a special selection of three documentaries.

Festival Favourites

Festival Favourites

Festival Favourites are audience favourites that have proven their quality at international festivals.

Take on Future

Take on Future

The films in Take on Future show us that now is the time to take action for a viable and sustainable future.

Take on Love

Take on Love

Take on Love highlights films that unconditionally embrace love. Love that goes against assumptions and old conventions.

Take on Power

Take on Power

In Take on Power we see people fighting against individuals and organisations that abuse their power. Who, despite forces and structures that seem larger than themselves, find a way to break through them.

Festival 2021

Behind the scenes, we are working hard on all the programmes, live and on demand. They can be seen throughout the festival, following film screenings or as an introduction.

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