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Six Dutch Documentaries at Hotdocs 2018

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The Trial wins Audience Award Berlinale

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Crystal Bear for Kiem Holijanda

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Line Up Dutch Films at Berlinale

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Awards Documentary 2017

Documentaries
 
Ahmad's Hair
Dir: Susan Koenen
Prod: Hollandse Helden
March 2017 Thessaloniki Documentary Festival - Images of the 21st Century (Greece)
• Audience award for best film under 50 minutes

Alicia
Dir: Maasja Ooms
Prod: Cerutti Film
November 2017 Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival - IDFA (The Netherlands)
• Special Jury Award for Dutch Documentary

Anne & Jean-Paul, Our World
Dir: Leendert Pot
Prod: KRO-NCRV
December 2017 Clermont-Ferrand Documentary Film Festival - Traces de Vies (France)
• Jury Prix Regarde social - Prix Unaforis

Chauka Please Tell Us the Time
Dir: Behrouz Boochani & Arash Kamali Sarvestani
Prod: Sarvin Productions
June 2017 Sydney International Film Festival (Australia)
• Audience Award Documentary - rating 3

China’s Van Goghs
Dir: Haibo Yu, Kiki Tianqi Yu & KiKi Yu
NL-Prod: Stichting TrueWorks
Co-Prod: CN/NL
July 2017 Kawaguchi Skip City International D-Cinema Festival (Japan)
• Best Director Sony D-Cinema Award

The Chocolate Case
Dir: Benthe Forrer
Prod: BlazHoffski / Dahl TV
March 2017 New York Socially Relevant Film Festival - Rated SR (United States)
• Best Documentary

City of the Sun
Dir: Rati Oneli
NL: IDFA Bertha Fund 
Co-Prod: GEO/USA/NL/QAT
June 2017 Sheffield International Documentary Film Festival - Sheffield Doc/Fest (United Kingdom)
• Art Doc Award

Deaf Child
Dir: Alex de Ronde
Prod: Pieter van Huystee Film
November 2017 Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival - IDFA (The Netherlands
• Audience Award

Greetings from Aleppo
Dir: Thomas Vroege & Floor van der Meulen
Prod: Deepfocus Webdocs
June 2017 DIG Awards (Italy)
• DIG Award for Best Mid Length Film

The Grown-Ups
Dir: Maite Alberdi
NL-Prod: Volya Films
Co-Prod: CHL/FR/NL
March 2017 Créteil International Women Film Festival (France)
• Audience Award - Best Feature-length Documentary
March 2017 Miami International Film Festival (United States)
• Zeno Mountain Award
April 2017 São Paulo International Documentary Film Festival - It's All True (Brazil)
• Best Documentary for Feature or Medium Length Competition (Official Jury)
May 2017 Agadir International Documentary Festival (Morocco)
• Audience Award

I Know You Are There
Dir: Thom Vander Beken
NL-Prod: Volya Films
Co-prod: BE/NL
April 2017 Nyon International Documentary Film Festival - Visions Du Réel (Switzerland)
• Special Mention - Regard Neuf

Lenno & the Angelfish
Dir: Shamira Raphaëla
Prod: Tangerine Tree
November 2017 Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival - IDFA (The Netherlands)
• Best Children’s Documentary

L I S T E N
Dir: Astrid Bussink
Prod: Een van de jongens
November 2017 Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival - IDFA (The Netherlands)
• Special Jury Award for Children’s Documentary

The Long Season
Dir: Leonard Retel Helmrich
Prod: Pieter van Huystee Film
November 2017 Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival - IDFA (The Netherlands)
• Best Dutch Documentary

Love is Potatoes
Dir: Aliona van der Horst
Prod: Aliona van der Horst Films
November 2017 Leipzig International Festival for Documentary and Animated Film - DOK Leipzig (Germany)
• Interreligious Jury Award
• Honorary Mention for Long Documentary

A Man Returned
Dir: Mahdi Fleifel
Co-prod: UK/NL/DK
NL-Prod: Submarine
April 2017 Ismailia International Festival for Documentary & Short Films (Egypt)
• Best Short Documentary

Meryem
Dir: Reber Dosky
Prod: Deep Focus Web Docs
November 2017 Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival - CurtaCinema (Brazil)
• Special Jury Prize

Meteors
Dir: Gürcan Keltek
NL-Prod: Gürcan Keltek & Marc Van Goethem
Co-Prod: TU/NL
October 2017 Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival (Czech Republic)
• Best Feature-Length Documentary Debut Film​

Miss Kiet's Children
Dir: Petra Lataster-Czisch & Peter Lataster
Prod: Stichting L&F Producties - Peter Lataster
May 2017 Vancouver Documentary Film & Video Festival - DOXA (Canada)
• Honourable Mention
May 2017 Munich International Documentary Film Festival - Dok.Fest (Germany)
• KinoKino Audience Award

Mokum Aleph
Dir: Berenike Rozgonyi
Prod: NGN Produkties
September 2017 Brasov International Film Festival & Market (Romania)
• Best Historical Documentary in the Feature Documentary Category

Mr. Gaga
Dir: Tomer Heymann
NL-Prod: AVRO
Co-prod: ISR/SE/DE/NL
May 2017 Györ Mediawave International Film and Music Festival - Another Connection (Hungary)
• Best Dance Film

Nature: All Rights Reserved
Dir: Sebastian Mulder
Prod: HKU
April 2017 Nijmegen International Short Film Festival - Go Short (The Netherlands)
• Go Short Encouragement Award for Best Student Film
October 2017 Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival (Czech Republic)
• Best Testimony on Nature 2017

The Origin of Trouble
Dir: Tessa Louise Pope
Prod: Netherlands Film Academy
April 2017 Nijmegen International Short Film Festival - Go Short (The Netherlands)
• VEVAM Go Short Award for Best Dutch Short Film
June 2017 Krakow Film Festival (Poland)
• Silver Dragon for the director of the best documentary film
• Special Mention by the International Federation of Film Societies (FICC)
August 2017 International Association of Film and Television Schools
• CILECT 1st Prize Documentary

Radio Kobani
Dir: Reber Dosky
Prod: Dieptescherpte   
March 2017 Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival - cph:dox (Denmark)
• F:ACT Award
April 2017 Ismailia International Festival for Documentary & Short Films (Egypt)
• Best Documentary
• Jury of Film Critics Society of Egypt Award
May 2017 Tirana International Documentary Film Festival (Albania)
• Best European Feature
May 2017 Madrid International Documentary Festival - Documenta Madrid (Spain)
• Cineteca Madrid Audience Award for the Best Feature Film
June 2017 Istanbul Documentary Days - DOCUMENTARIST (Turkey)
• Fipresci Award
September 2017 Duhok International Film Festival (Iraq)
• Golden Leaf for the Best Kurdish Documentary Film
October 2017 Bergen International Film Festival - BIFF (Norway)
• Best Film Checkpoints Competition
November 2017 Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival - Dokfest (Germany)
• A38 – Produktions-Stipendium Kassel-Halle
November 2017 Lodz International Film Festival of The Art of Cinematography – Camerimage (Poland)
• Best Documentary Feature
November 2017 Rencontres documentaires de la Vallée d'Aoste - Front Doc (Italy)
• Audience Award

The Sea Stares At Us From Afar
NL-Prod: CTM Docs
Co-Prod: ES/NL
November 2017 Barcelona Independent Film Festival - L'Alternativa (Spain)
• Critics Award for Best Feature Film

The Shepherd
Dir: Joost van der Wiel
Prod: Conijn Film
April 2017 São Paulo International Documentary Film Festival - It's All True (Brazil)
• Best Documentary for Short Film Competition (Official Jury)
September 2017 St. Petersburg International Film Festival - Message to Man (Russia)
• Diploma Student Jury

Silent Land
Dir: Jan van den Berg
Prod: drsFILM
May 2017 Zaragoza Film Festival - ECOZINE (Spain)
• Second Prize

Stranger in Paradise
Dir: Guido Hendrikx
Prod: Zeppers Film & TV
May 2017 Tirana International Documentary Film Festival (Albania)
• Best FRAME
May 2017 Madrid International Documentary Festival - Documenta Madrid (Spain)
• Special Mention for the Best Feature Length Documentary
May 2017 Tbillisi International Documentary Film Festival - Cinedoc (Georgia)
• Student Jury Award
June 2017 Bologna Biographical Film Festival - Biografilm (Italy)
• Audience Award - Contemporary Lives
• Nuovi Talenti Award
September 2017 St. Petersburg International Film Festival - Message to Man (Russia)
• Main Prize Student Jury
• FIPRESCI Prize
• Russian Critics Jury Award

Strike a Pose
Dir: Ester Gould & Reijer Zwaan
Prod: CTM
January 2017 Phoenix LGBT Film Festival - Desperado (United States)
• Best Documentary
February Los Angeles Film Review Independent Film Awards (United States)
• Gold Award
May 2017 Aviles LGBTIQ Film Festival (Spain)
• Audience Award
May 2017 Swiss Gay and Lesbian Film Festival - Pink Apple (Switzerland)
• Audience Award

To Stay Alive - A Method
Dir: Erik Lieshout
Prod: seriousFilm
April 2017 Oslo European Documentary Film Festival - Eurodok (Norway)
• Eurodok Award - Best Film
June 2017 Bologna Biographical Film Festival - Biografilm (Italy)
• Best Film Unipol Award

The Toxic Circle
Dir: Wilfried Koomen
Prod: Dieptescherpte BV
March 2017 New York Socially Relevant Film Festival - Rated SR (United States)
• Brave Documentary Award

Zaatari Djinn
Dir: Catherine van Campen
Prod: Witfilm
October 2017 Perugia International Documentary Film Festival - PerSo (Italy)
• Audience Award for the Best medium and feature film
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