Two ESoDoc projects win at IDFA

Two projects developed at ESoDoc win two important awards at IDFA 2016: “Nowhere to Hide” by Zaradasht Ahmed wins the IDFA Award for Best Feature-Length Documentary, and “La Chana” by Lucija Stojevic wins the VPRO IDFA Audience Award!

Nowhere to Hide” follows the medic and father Nori Sharif through five years of dramatic change after the American retreat from Iraq in 2011. While filming stories of survivors, he finds himself trapped between ISIS and the different Iraqi Militias. In trying to save his own family, he is soon forced to turn the camera towards himself. (

La Chana” is a documentary about a flamenco dancer caught between her passion for dancing and life’s circumstances. (