Johnny Hoes

Johnny Hoes – founding father of popmusic in local dialect, can look back on an impressive career, in which he, together with his family, determined a great part of Dutch pop history; it was not always easy.

DVD

    Director

    Hans Heijnen

    Hans Heijnen was born in 1957 in Sittard. He studied political science and in 1981 he went to study at the Dutch Film Academy; he graduated in 1985. He wrote various filmscripts for the EAFA and First Floor Features. Since 1988 Hans Heijnen is working as a freelance-documentary filmmaker voor NOS/NPS and VPRO. After two nominations he received a Golden Calf for is Documentary works at the Dutch Film Festival. (1996). In 1999 he won the Silver Spire Award at the San Francisco International Film Festival for his documentary: “Lisdoonvarna, Lourdes of Love”. In september 2000 the Dutch Film Festival held a retrospective of his films which show the life of people in rural areas, which is a theme in his work.

    Credits

    In co-production with NPS television. With the support of Dutch Cultural Broadcasting Promotion Fund
    Production, Frederik Nicolai.

    Category
    2008