Stranger in Paradise (2016)


In a classroom newly arrived refugees learn a lesson about multifarious Europe. Operating at the intersection of fiction and documentary, Stranger in Paradise reflects on the power relations between Europeans and refugees in a candid fashion.


English spoken, partly English subtitled.


Openingsfilm IDFA 2016
 Special Jury Award for Dutch Documentary IDFA 2016
Movie Zone MTM Award Movies that Matter 2017
Special mention DOCUMENTAMADRID 2017
Best FRAME Award DocuTiff Albania 2017 
Best Actor-Director Collaboration in a Fiction/Non Fiction Film Award &
The Amnesty International Award Jury Special Mention at Docs Against Gravity 2017
Hera “Nuovi Talenti” Award & Audience Award at Biografilm 2017

Student Award, Fipresci Prize, Russian Press Prize at Message to Man Russia 2017





Written & directed by Guido Hendrikx
Editor Lot Rossmark
DOP Emo Weemhoff
Sound Taco Drijfhout
Broadcaster VPRO
Production Zeppers Film
Distributor Mokum Film
Festivals Some Shorts