2011

2011

regie: Aliona van der Horst

The miracle of fertility has always remained a miracle.  The filmmaker followed the trail of the unconventional Dutch-Japanese pianist Tomoko Mukaiyama who made a multi-media artwork on this theme.  She created a cathedral-like space out of thousands of white dresses in which visitors, as in a...

regie: Jeroen Berkvens

A new milestone from the director of Jimmy Rosenberg – The Father, the Son & the Talent and of A Skin Too Few – The Days of Nick Drake and the producer of André Hazes – She Believes in Me.

In Paradiso, Jeroen Berkvens highlights, as in an exhilarating rollercoaster ride, all aspects...

regie: Martijn Blekendaal

Badr, David and Jan-Willem can be found on the pitch every weekend, refereeing amateur football matches. They love the game. That is their main motivation. But the weekly moment of responsibility and authority has given them something else: the realization that respect is a valuable but fragile...

regie: Simone de Vries

“I'm 22 years old and I must have killed 30 people. The same thing that you were given badges for over in Iraq, would have you considered a serial killer over here. That's a very weird thought to have running around in your head when it's dark, going to sleep or late at night.”

There is...

regie: Jessica Gorter

Is it better to acknowledge the almost unpalatable truth, or to embrace the comfort of a myth? From September 1941 until January 1944, Leningrad was sieged and blockaded by the German army. For 900 days, the nearly three million inhabitants were trapped inside the city like rats...

regie: Masha Novikova

After every war
someone has to tidy up.
Things won’t pick / 
themselves up, after all.

Sweet Smoke of the Fatherland begins with these lines from the poem The End and the Beginning by the Polish Nobel Prize winner...

regie: Maasja Ooms & Ingrid Wender

Near Death Experiences. Are they the hallucinations of a mind in distress or do people really get a glimpse of heaven? In the documentary When I Was Dead we see three very different people’s exceptional report of what they experienced in the no-man’s land between life and death.

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