2010

2010

Big
regie: Maartje Bakers

The number of children that weigh over a hundred kilograms has grown explosively in the Netherlands in the past ten years.  No less than one in eight children between 5 and 16 struggle with being overweight or even with (morbid) obesity. Dylan (15) and Frederieke (15) are severely overweight as...

regie: Sander Snoep, Sarah Vos

Curaçao reveals the collectively repressed legacy of the Dutch on their former colony and offers a disturbing look into the influence this has on the contemporary Curaçao community. The film dives into the Dutch community of their former colony of Curaçao. At first glance, the Dutch don...

regie: Saskia Vredeveld

Leaving Mandela Park is a kaleidoscopic documentary about the dreams of children living in the townships of Cape Town, South Africa. It tells the story of five youngsters with a special drive to escape, however briefly, the drabness of everyday reality.

Gauva left his hometown as...

regie: Astrid Bussink

In My Enschede filmmaker Astrid Bussink returns to Enschede, a city in the east of the Netherlands where she studied and lived. On her last day there, 13th of may 2000, while packing her belongings to move to Amsterdam, a fireworks storage -apparently located across her house- exploded...

regie: Simone de Vries

Jewelry designer Ted Noten (1956) is well-known for his cheeky pieces of jewelry.  Are they wearable?  Not necessarily.  Are they provocative?  Absolutely. A series of see-through purses containing a gun, a chameleon or a line of coke with a pearl necklace… At first glance, Noten seems to be a...

regie: Walter Stokman

It’s better to hear the sound of the prison gate closing than to hear church bells ringing,’ says a Neapolitan adage.  Better behind bars than dead.  The teens that are locked up on the prison island of Nisida, situated before the coast of Naples, use it as a wry joke to put their hopeless...