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Around the World in 50 Concerts by Heddy Honigmann

A Gentle Creature and Lejla to Cannes

A Gentle Creature and Lejla to Cannes Dutch co-production and Dutch short selected for Cannes... - Read more

Toronto welcomes Dutch youth films

Toronto welcomes Dutch youth films Ten films from the Netherlands selected for TIFF Kids... - Read more

Dutch docs at CPH:DOX 2017

Dutch docs at CPH:DOX 2017 Twelve documentaries from the Netherlands have been selected for CPHDOX ... - Read more

Dutch Films at Berlinale 2017

Dutch Films at Berlinale 2017 Sixteen Dutch productions and co-productions selected for Berlin... - Read more

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10

10

A cinematic ‘relay race’ in which 10 men aged between 1 and 99 tell each other how to live.
69: LOVE SEX SENIOR

69: LOVE SEX SENIOR

A disarming and moving examination of a subject many of us can hardly imagine: sex at an older age.
9 Days from My Window in Aleppo

9 Days from My Window in Aleppo

9 Days portrays the first nine days of the rapidly changing uprising in Aleppo, observations recorded by the renowned Syrian photographer Issa Touma from his window in the old city.
900 Days

900 Days

In 900 DAYS, survivors of the 2nd World War Siege of Leningrad finally dare to talk about their personal memories.
About Canto

About Canto

If this piece of music had never been composed the lives of many people would have been fundamentally different.
Alchemist, The

Alchemist, The

Hedge-fund boss Sebastiaan inhabits a harsh world where major conglomerates hold all the cards. To succeed, therefore, he must be prepared to go all the way...
Alice Cares

Alice Cares

In order to meet future care demands for an elderly population suffering from the twin perils of loneliness and dementia, the ‘carebot' Alice has been developed.
All You Need Is Me

All You Need Is Me

The young and talented painter Aad Donker loses his grip on life in search of a lost paradise.
Along Chappel Road

Along Chappel Road

A quest without result for a street named Kapellekensbaan, the main location within L.P. Boons' literary masterpiece.
Among Horses and Men

Among Horses and Men

AMONG HORSES AND MEN is about the still, untouched moment of self-reflection in the life of prisoners.
ANA ANA

ANA ANA

A cinematic poem about four young creative women in an Egypt, where the dreams of the revolution have begun to unravel.
Anatomy of Murder

Anatomy of Murder

A film director reconstructs the murder of his sister-in-law.
Angel in Doel, An

Angel in Doel, An

Facing the advancing Antwerp docks, the village of Doel and its few remaining inhabitants struggle against the inevitable.
Another Perfect World

Another Perfect World

In search of virtual paradise.
Anton Corbijn Inside Out

Anton Corbijn Inside Out

An intimate and revealing portrait of a highly influential artist.
Ants on a Shrimp

Ants on a Shrimp

‘Going out and Risking Everything like This Is Really Important’ - René Redzepi.
Anybody There

Anybody There

Two very on-orthodoxe developed a method to tame unadapted adolescents.
Around the World in 50 Concerts

Around the World in 50 Concerts

In 2013 the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra toured the whole world to celebrate its 125th anniversary: 50 concerts spread over 6 continents.
Awake in a Bad Dream

Awake in a Bad Dream

Ingrid, Vicky and Sabrina cope with breast cancer in various forms.
Babaji, an Indian Love Story

Babaji, an Indian Love Story

Babaji is waiting for death to re-unite him with his wife.
Baby, The

Baby, The

After 65 years, Anneke embarks upon an inevitable confrontation with a past filled with taboos.
Banana Pancakes and the Children of Sticky Rice

Banana Pancakes and the Children of Sticky Rice

Traditional farmers within a remote village in Laos meet the outside world via the tourists that visit them.
Bastøy

Bastøy

Compared to a closed prison this is heaven. Compared with freedom, this is still hell
Below the Surface

Below the Surface

A film about the political machinations surrounding a handkerchief-sized piece of land.
Berlin Diary

Berlin Diary

BERLIN DIARY is a visual account of my observations in Berlin, focusing particularly on the city’s non-Germans.
Between the Devil and the Deep

Between the Devil and the Deep

Three interwoven storylines bound by a single theme: abalone poaching.
Beyond the Game

Beyond the Game

Behind the scenes and into the minds of the world's most famous Warcraft players.
Bezness as Usual

Bezness as Usual

Alex Pitstra is the child of a European mother and a Tunisian playboy father. The majority of his life his father was absent, but after more than twenty years Alex invites his half-sister Jasmin to travel to Tunisia with him.
Bird Strike

Bird Strike

As they attempt to share the air, will man manage to get his own way, or will nature have the final say in this battle for the skies?
Blind Fortune

Blind Fortune

A film about the blind lottery vendors in Spain who sell ‘illusions” every day.
Bloody Fox

Bloody Fox

Who determines the fate of the fox? Man or fox itself?
Blooming Business, A

Blooming Business, A

Is the smell of imported roses so sweet indeed?
Borders

Borders

The search for a better life in Europe, and the many borders that must be crossed to find it.
Boris Ryzhy

Boris Ryzhy

Poetry, the Russian mafia, suicide and love.
Boy's Dream, A

Boy's Dream, A

As a self appointed God Theo Jansen pursues an impossible dream. Making new life out of PVC tubes, tiewraps and sails. How far will he come with his fairytale?
Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Gap

Adventures of a Dutch expat in Cameroon.
Burma Storybook

Burma Storybook

The beauty and suffering of a country emerging from five decades of authoritarian rule as expressed through its poetry.
By Her Side

By Her Side

Three young men are about to become fathers - this film focusses on that the moment when their lives are going to change forever.
Care Factory, The

Care Factory, The

A home for the elderly has changed into a factory.
Carmen Meets Borat

Carmen Meets Borat

The story of a small village in a big universe.
Che!

Che!

12-year-old Che has a vivid imagination and loves creepy stuff.
Cheesehead Blues

Cheesehead Blues

Documentary about the blues, set in Clarksdale, Mississippi - birthplace of the Delta blues and second home of Theo Dasbach of the Rock & Blues Museum.
Chellina / Da Beast

Chellina / Da Beast

Nobody wants to fight kickboxer Chellina anymore because she is too good. Will she continue kickboxing or give up?
Chimpanzee Complex, The

Chimpanzee Complex, The

Two traumatized chimpanzees who, after years in solitary captivity, must learn to live with members of their own species again.
Chimpanzee Complex, The

Chimpanzee Complex, The

After years in solitary captivity, the chimpanzees in a Dutch rescue centre must learn to live with members of their own species again.
Cities of Arrival

Cities of Arrival

A film that shows how immigration has reshaped Europe since the 1950s.
Clean Revenge

Clean Revenge

A documentary that portrays the young Dutch cycling team, Argos-Shimano, that is desperate to show that winning is possible without doping.
Coffee & Cake

Coffee & Cake

Behind the closed doors of the contemporary funeral trade, a fascinating look at an ancient industry that is changing rapidly since the influx of more and more young women.
Color of Survival, The

Color of Survival, The

A documentary about the everyday life of children during and after the Japanese occupation of the former Dutch East Indies.
Contract Hotels  - Djangan Loepah!

Contract Hotels - Djangan Loepah!

After WWII Indonesian Dutch were forced to repatriate to their original homeland: the Netherlands.
Crips, Strapped 'n Strong

Crips, Strapped 'n Strong

Documentary about the violent gang The Crips.
Curaçao

Curaçao

A confrontational look at the shared, and concealed, grief of Curaçao.
Daddy Doll

Daddy Doll

Six-year-old Aiden says goodbye to his father, a soldier in the US Army bound for Afghanistan.
Daughters of Malakeh

Daughters of Malakeh

Two Iranian sisters look to the future after they give new shape to their lives.
Dedicated to Dance

Dedicated to Dance

In the intimacy of the studio Peter Delpeut captures the dancers of the LeineRoebana company as they rehearse. A choreography of faces and glances: physical, intense, concentrated, extrovert.
Desert 79°

Desert 79°

Dating from 300 BC to the late 19th century, three historical accounts of Arctic travellers in search of the unknown, told in different shades of white.
Destination Berlin

Destination Berlin

DESTINATION BERLIN shows images from the lives of immigrants and a native ‘Berliner’. Though never 'at home', the foreigners say they can make a home anywhere.
Diamond Dancers

Diamond Dancers

A flash mob of elderly dancers at Dam Square in Amsterdam.
Diary of a Pigeon

Diary of a Pigeon

The story of a top Dutch racing pigeon who ends up in Beijing, told from the perspective of the bird.
Diary of a Times Square Thief

Diary of a Times Square Thief

The search for the writer of a mysterious diary that the filmmaker found on Ebay.
Divine Pig

Divine Pig

What runs deeper? The love for an animal or the love for its meat?
Don't Lose Heart

Don't Lose Heart

When her 88-year-old father moved home, estranged daughter Hella de Jonge acquired the legacy of her great aunt who survived the Nazi terror along with Hella's parents.
Dream & Deed

Dream & Deed

The writings of Henriette Roland Holst (1869–1952) give an insight into her deepest dilemmas; old images lead us through turbulent years.
Drona & Me

Drona & Me

Portrait of the autistic Hindu boy Drona.
Dutch Church of Bloemendaal, The

Dutch Church of Bloemendaal, The

A film about the successful and prosperous villagers of Bloemendaal, a city in the Netherlands.
Ego

Ego

When I was little I wanted nothing other than to become one thing: Rowan, my beautiful sister, who was two years my senior.
Ellos son Gigantes | They are Giants

Ellos son Gigantes | They are Giants

We enter the world of the miniature book...
Enjoy your Meal

Enjoy your Meal

Investigative documentary into the origin of food and the moral choices and dilemmas we are forced to confront.
Episode 3 – Enjoy Poverty

Episode 3 – Enjoy Poverty

How to help Congo's poor to benefit from Africa's poverty?
Erbarme Dich

Erbarme Dich

Bach’s St Matthew’s Passion has a profound impact on people’s lives.
Erbarme Dich

Erbarme Dich

A labyrinthine narrative in which people such as Peter Sellars, Emio Greco, Simon Halsey and painter Rinke Nijburg relate their special relationship with the music of Bach.
F.I.S.H.I.N.G

F.I.S.H.I.N.G

“Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing it is not fish they are after.” - Henry David Thoreau
Family Affair, A

Family Affair, A

Tom Fassaert explores the history of his family, one that is characterized by conflict. His journey becomes complicated when his grandmother makes an unexpected confession.
Farewell

Farewell

The story of the only female passenger on the journey around the world of the Graf Zeppelin.
Fear

Fear

Personal anxiety disorders in the crowded city of Amsterdam.
Fighting for Peace

Fighting for Peace

FIGHTING FOR PEACE is about a boxing school in one of Rio’s most violent slums, which provides young people with an alternative to a life in the drug trade.
Flying Anne

Flying Anne

The youth documentary FLYING ANNE shows how Anne lives life with her tics. Tics that, in the end, she doesn’t want to lose either...
Forget Me Not

Forget Me Not

It takes devotion to teach kids that are facing deportation. It takes determination to teach kids arriving from a war zone.
Forgotten Space, The

Forgotten Space, The

The sea is the crucial space of globalization.
Full of Dreams

Full of Dreams

Anne Fee (10) forms a band with her mentally disabled housemates to perform at the neighbourhood BBQ. While writing a song about their future dreams, they wonder how very different their will futures be…
Garage, The

Garage, The

A film about how people deal with the financial crisis.
Gatekeepers

Gatekeepers

A film that shows the Dutch Immigration Service’s stringent selection procedure for political asylum in The Netherlands
Gay Wedding Fair

Gay Wedding Fair

Andy is 23 and living the good life within Shanghai's sparkling gay scene. But all the time he is on the hunt for a suitable lesbian girl to propose to.
Georgica

Georgica

We float above the plains of the Flevopolder, the last land reclamation project of the Dutch government. We see how farmers carry out their duties in that ordered landscape.
Ghosts from the Past

Ghosts from the Past

In prison Viggo wonders why he developed from a sensitive little boy into a merciless criminal. He decides to give up crime for good, and immerses himself into his past to avoid making the same mistakes again.
Giovanni and the Water Ballet

Giovanni and the Water Ballet

Giovanni (10) wants to compete in the Dutch Synchronized Swimming Championships, but this is considered a typical girls’ sport.
Gozaran - Time Passing

Gozaran - Time Passing

Composer Nader Mashayekhi dreams of a modern Iranian Philharmonic Orchestra. His dream becomes true - but then times change in Iran.
Green Screen Gringo

Green Screen Gringo

Behind a green screen, a foreigner journeys through an enchanting - yet turbulent - Brazil. A place where the streets are a stage for politics, art and affection, and where a gringo can only watch.
Greetings from Aleppo

Greetings from Aleppo

GREETINGS FROM ALEPPO introduces us to the lives and stories of everyday people, so that they don’t remain unknown to us and their stories will not be lost.
Grown in Detroit

Grown in Detroit

GROWN IN DETROIT shines light on an incredible effort that istaking place in Detroit.
Guerrilla Grannies

Guerrilla Grannies

They risked their lives for freedom after 500 years of colonialism. Now the Grannies struggle to live in a globalized Mozambique.
Happily Ever After

Happily Ever After

A mercilessly humorous portrait of the filmmaker who, in a desperate attempt to save her relationship, visits all her ex-boyfriends.
Haunting History

Haunting History

A haunting history, scarred by the war within South Sudan.
Hill of Pleasures

Hill of Pleasures

Hill of Pleasures shows the attempts to restore law and order in the favela and the reaction of the inhabitiants
Hinterland - A Child Soldier’s Road Back To South Sudan

Hinterland - A Child Soldier’s Road Back To South Sudan

Former child-soldier Kon receives asylum in Holland but guilt about the children he left behind turns his thoughts back to Sudan.
HIV HIV Hurray

HIV HIV Hurray

Can a 31 year-old HIV-positive woman find a man who wants to have children with her?
Holland, the Living Delta

Holland, the Living Delta

A fascinating journey through Western Europe’s largest delta land, in all of its mystery, breadth and beauty.
Hollywood Banker

Hollywood Banker

Frans Afman, together with producer Dino de Laurentiis, developed a system of financing that revolutionised the business of filmmaking in Hollywood.
Home

Home

Forced to leave his home for another country, Cyriaque Kouenou has ended up in a surreal no-man’s-land.
Homeland

Homeland

Give us land, you get peace
Hubert Vos and The Empress

Hubert Vos and The Empress

The story of a portrait...
Hum of Holland

Hum of Holland

A documentary about the Dutch soundscape. What does the Netherlands really sound like?
I Am a Girl

I Am a Girl

Joppe is a pretty thirteen-year-old girl who was born a boy.
I Am a Woman Now

I Am a Woman Now

The first generation of transsexuals, who had their sex change by the same ‘miracle doctor’,take stock of their lives.
I Don't Belong Here

I Don't Belong Here

Peter Schuster lives in an institution for the mentally handicapped. He is able to control his anger issues only by playing the drums and piano, but frequently something in his brain explodes, making him fly off the handle.
I Used to Dance

I Used to Dance

A wonderfully illogical insight into the life of a young woman suddenly forced to live life in a different way.
I Want My Money Back

I Want My Money Back

A tragicomic, deeply personal film about how a carefully managed fortune went up in smoke because of the financial crisis.
I'll Fly Higher

I'll Fly Higher

Two young brothers wander around in a big empty world without a clear destination. Along the way, society passes before their eyes. How do you relate to a world where you don’t seem to be part of?
I'm not Dead, Only Asleep

I'm not Dead, Only Asleep

A musical portrait of two Peruvian families who have a special bond with a donkey.
I'm Still Alive

I'm Still Alive

Poetic portrait of a Polish woman called Jadwiga, who is old, poor and has lived in many countries, including the Netherlands, but has now returned to Warsaw.
Imperfect Harmony

Imperfect Harmony

A film about musical control, explored through a clash between two maestros: Holland's best-known composer, Louis Andriessen, and chief conductor, Mariss Jansons.
In Search of the Miraculous

In Search of the Miraculous

Every year at The Ateliers ten young, talented artists get the opportunity to work in their own studio and discuss their work weekly with an established artistic talent.
In the Arms of Morpheus

In the Arms of Morpheus

An ode to the uncontrollable, irrational and insane parts of our existence, in the form of a cinematic immersion into the waves of sleep.
Inner Landscape

Inner Landscape

One of China’s most important modern composers, Guo Wenjing, feels a strong connection with the cultural tradition of his land.
Inside the Chinese Closet

Inside the Chinese Closet

Determined to do things the right way, we follow Chinese homosexuals Andy and Cherry in a desperate attempt to meet their parents’ expectations.
Inventory of the Motherland

Inventory of the Motherland

A film inspired by the work of photographer Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii (1863-1944), the inventor of colour photography in Russia.
It Hurts So Much

It Hurts So Much

The filmmaker creates an intimate portrait of her mother, who is diagnosed with starting dementia.
It’s in the Sky

It’s in the Sky

When it comes to fashion trends, there are no coincidences.
Janine

Janine

Music when played by violinist Janine Jansen comes straight from heaven. A top career, however, requires a lot of hard work.
Jerome Jerome

Jerome Jerome

Autistic teenager Jerome needs constant attention. How do his patient carers cope with his provocative and unpredictable behavior?
Jheronimus Bosch, Touched by the Devil

Jheronimus Bosch, Touched by the Devil

A team of art historians attempt to reveal the mysteries within the 25 existing paintings of Jheronimus Bosch.
Jordy in Transitland

Jordy in Transitland

Will Jordy ever escape the persistent narrow-mindedness he encounters as a transgender?
Justice for Sale

Justice for Sale

JUSTICE FOR SALE follows Claudine, a young and courageous human rights lawyer, in her struggle against judicial injustice in Congo.
Juvenile Judge

Juvenile Judge

A series of cases are heard before the juvenile judges, observed by the unobtrusive cameras of Mok and Uslu.
Karsu - I Hide a Secret

Karsu - I Hide a Secret

Coming-of-age film about Karsu Dönmez, star singer from Amsterdam who was discovered playing piano in her parents’ restaurant.
Kill Your Darling

Kill Your Darling

Documentary about attempts to reconstruct the past, based on the unsolved murder of American model Melissa Halstead in 1990.
Killer Slope

Killer Slope

Filmmaker and investigative journalist Geertjan Lassche joins a Dutch expedition to climb Cho Oyu, the sixth highest mountain in the world. What drives these mountain climbers? How ruthless do you need to be?
Kingmaker, The

Kingmaker, The

Two centuries ago the 42-year-old Willem I accepted the Dutch Crown. How the Netherlands became one country, with one king and one constitution, is worth a film in itself.
Kookaburra Love

Kookaburra Love

In this voyeuristic documentary about love and violence we hear clips from a WhatsApp conversation between two lovers in the last months of their relationship.
Kyteman. Now What?

Kyteman. Now What?

A film about the urge to let go what you already have, and the creative search for what follows after.
L.A. Raeven-Beyond the Image

L.A. Raeven-Beyond the Image

For artist twins L.A.Raeven, life and work are intrinsically intertwined
Land of Promise

Land of Promise

An impressionistic view of immigration as a radical force across Europe, using archival footage.
Last Days of Shishmaref, The

Last Days of Shishmaref, The

An Inupiaq community about to be swallowed by the sea.
Last Hijack

Last Hijack

A feature-length documentary and an online transmedia experience offering a unique way to investigate Somali piracy - from many different perspectives.
Last Words

Last Words

Scientist and linguist Mark Janse discovers the Cappadocian language – previously assumed dead – a find that sends shockwaves through the world of academia.
Laws of Silence, The

Laws of Silence, The

A film about sexual violence as a weapon of war, the dangerous fight for justice, about shame and the (im)possibility of forgiveness in Colombia.
Lie, The

Lie, The

Reconstruction of the political drama around Ayaan Hirsi Ali that heralded the fall of the Dutch cabinet.
Life @ Lowlands

Life @ Lowlands

The Dutch music festival Lowlands Paradise is considered the mother of all ecclectic rock and culture festivals that are popping up around the globe today.
Life? or Theatre?

Life? or Theatre?

A letter unlocks the secrets of the ‘real’ Charlotte Salomon, deported to Auschwitz after creating her autobiographical masterpiece.
Little Angels

Little Angels

The complex relationship between the filmmaker Danniel's Aunt Tascha and her mother Enny, who is still traumatized by the death of her first daughters in Auschwitz.
Little Miss Piggy

Little Miss Piggy

Brechtje Jans (11) lives on a pig farm but fantasises about a life in the big city.
Longstay

Longstay

Documentary about the psychiatric treatment of 40 mentally ill prisoners in a longstay facility.
Los

Los

The sea between Sweden and Finland makes people forget the limitations of their everyday lives.
Losers - A Film About Loss

Losers - A Film About Loss

Three women have each lost something - but was the experience the same? Can the study of one kind of loss teach us about other kinds?
Lou Biou - The Feast of the Fabulous Bull

Lou Biou - The Feast of the Fabulous Bull

The inhabitants of the Camargue region have a deep-seated passion for the wild bull.
Louis The Ferris Wheel Kid

Louis The Ferris Wheel Kid

Louis' life as a travelling child living in a funfair comes to an end when he has to attend high school.
Love's Winter

Love's Winter

Can an arranged marriage result in true love?
Made in Iran

Made in Iran

Iranian brothers Icy and Sot leave for New York to exhibit their controversial street art, for the first time in total freedom. But in following their dream, they can never return to Iran.
Meet the Fokkens

Meet the Fokkens

Sisters doing it for themselves in Amsterdam's Red Light District.
Megumi

Megumi

Japanese Megumi Yokota was abducted by North Korean spies in 1977.
MH17: a Nation's Grief

MH17: a Nation's Grief

A film that offers an insight into the way the MH17 air disaster affected the lives of the Dutch people, as well as the lives of the villagers in Ukraine.
Mission, The

Mission, The

Documentary about the UN mission in Mali as seen through the eyes of a Dutch special forces colonel.
Mocros

Mocros

A documentary about five Dutch youngsters of Moroccan origin, filmed between 2003 and 2011.
Mr. Pinkpop

Mr. Pinkpop

A portrait of a man with a boundless passion. Jan Smeets is a control freak, for 45 years in charge of the oldest pop festival in the world, Pinkpop.
Mum

Mum

Adelheid Roosen portrays her mother with Alzheimer’s disease.
Mussels in Love

Mussels in Love

The life cycle of the mussel and the passionate individuals it encounters: not just biologists and fishermen, but also cooks and even a gynaecologist.
My Darling Dog Has Cancer

My Darling Dog Has Cancer

How far do you go with your pet in the battle against cancer?
My Dearest F#cking Phone

My Dearest F#cking Phone

A holiday without Wi-Fi turns out to be a revelation for Claudia (14). At last, no more Instagram pictures of her beautiful, successful and fun-loving friends.
My Father's Choice

My Father's Choice

The small-scale story of the family of director Yan Ting Yuen told within the large-scale context of China’s history, and the diaspora of its people.
My Long Distance Friend

My Long Distance Friend

Having struggled to survive in Europe from the age of nine, the Zimbabwean OG attempts to find balance in her life.
Navy Mids

Navy Mids

The film follows future naval officers at the Royal Netherlands Naval College during their first military initiation on the island of Texel, and on their first trip on a naval vessel in the Baltic Sea.
Naziha's Spring

Naziha's Spring

Nine years ago Naziha, a Moroccan-Dutch woman and mother of 10 children, made a drastic decision. She no longer wished to spend hours at the police station after one of her sons had caused trouble.
Ne Me Quitte Pas

Ne Me Quitte Pas

Set in a Belgian village, Flemish Bob and Walloon Marcel share their solitude, their sense of humour and their craving for alcohol.
Need for Meat

Need for Meat

Are we addicted to meat? Director Marijn Frank explores the dilemma between her love for meat and the rational arguments against meat products.
Nelsons No. 5

Nelsons No. 5

Director Carmen Cobos follows the Latvian conductor Andris Nelsons and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra as they record Shostakovich's 5th Symphony.
Never a Dull Moment

Never a Dull Moment

The turbulent life of Sam Waagenaar, successfully moving from film industry work in the thirties to journalist, singer, actor, war correspondent, finally ending up as a photographer travelling the world after the war.
New Boobs

New Boobs

For years, filmmaker Sacha Polak has known that she carries the BRCA1 hereditary cancer gene, responsible for breast cancer, but she can't decide what to do.
New Rijksmuseum, The

New Rijksmuseum, The

A feature-length documentary about the fascinating and complicated process of rebuilding Holland’s most famous museum, the Rijksmuseum.
New Saint, The

New Saint, The

How an ordinary soldier became an icon for the Russian people: the story of saint Yevgeny and his mother.
New Wilderness, The

New Wilderness, The

At the heart of one of the most densely populated areas of Europe, lie the Oostvaardersplassen - a unique experiment in letting nature run its course.
Ni Hao Holland

Ni Hao Holland

Two Chinese tourists swap their megacity for the Dutch village of Giethoorn where the hosts work hard to provide for them the authentic Dutch experience.
Ninnoc

Ninnoc

Why do you have to do what everyone else does, and why look the same? Ninnoc struggles when she is in a group because she doesn't want to adapt to the ways of others. But nor does she want to be left out…
Not Without You

Not Without You

An elderly artist couple must say goodbye to life. Love and passion for art helps them endure their fate.
Nothing Left Unsaid

Nothing Left Unsaid

When the three sons of locked-in-syndrome sufferer Wim take over his care, each experiences, for the first time, a total dependence on the others.
Oarsmen, The

Oarsmen, The

THE OARSMEN captures the cadence of rowing, both in sound and image, focussing on Laurens ter Keurst (86), the oldest competitive rower in the Netherlands.
Oblivion (El Olvido)

Oblivion (El Olvido)

A film about the powerless who resist being consigned to oblivion.
Off the Grid

Off the Grid

While the US suffers a severe recession, some Americans are taking command of the situation by creating independent local economies.
One All Alone, The

One All Alone, The

Expedition to the life and work of the French - American composer Edgard Varèse.
One Fine Day

One Fine Day

Portraits of six people who have had a significant and positive influence on society through one small and non-violent act.
One Life Is Not Enough

One Life Is Not Enough

Fien de la Mar (1898-1965) was an actress whose extraordinary talent only brought her misery and misfortune.
Only Son, The

Only Son, The

Family bonds can become unbreakable chains, both supporting and suffocating.
Only the Best for Our Son

Only the Best for Our Son

The 49-year-old Kees is autistic and still lives with his parents who take care of him. Their love has given Kees the ability to blossom as a relatively independent grown-up.
Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow

Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow

About the German artist Anselm Kiefer
Parradox

Parradox

The rise, fall and resurrection of filmmaker Pim de la Parra, a crazy, controversial and creative genius.
Paul's Last Waltz

Paul's Last Waltz

In 2013 filmmaker Lieza Röben’s father died. Two years later she reconstructs the bewildering days before his euthanasia, together with her family.
Pekka, Inside the Mind of a School Shooter

Pekka, Inside the Mind of a School Shooter

On November 7 2007, an 18-year-old Finnish student shot dead eight people at the high school in Jokela, a small town north of Helsinki.
People in Berlin

People in Berlin

A kaleidoscope of images of the city and its people. The main characters are three immigrants and a native Berlin woman. The Slovenian 'butterfly man' sees Berlin as a hunting ground for insects.
Perfect Horse, The

Perfect Horse, The

Through dedication and reliance on the highest levels of craftsmanship, generations of horse breeders honed the unique horse - the Lipizzaner - towards perfection.
Photo-Eddy

Photo-Eddy

In his father’s archive David de Jongh stumbles upon a mine of forgotten reportage photography from the 50s and 60s.
Pien Queen of the Bees

Pien Queen of the Bees

As soon as Pien (10) found out that bees are almost extinct, she became a beekeeper. Despite her illness, for which she has to go to hospital regularly, she is determined to save the bees from dying out.
Plank

Plank

A Moroccan boy puts everything at stake to become the best skateboarder in the world.
Plastic Harem

Plastic Harem

Dutch-Egyptian artist Tarik Sadouma lives and works in Caïro. Before the revolution he directed video clips.
Player, The

Player, The

A film about gambling, winning and losing, based on the director’s memories of his father.
Portrait of a Garden

Portrait of a Garden

At a centuries-old Dutch estate, a gardener and an 85-year-old pruning master work passionately and painstakingly on perfecting the fruit trees and crops.
Position Among the Stars

Position Among the Stars

The underlying patterns of life in Indonesia.
Prisoners of the Ground

Prisoners of the Ground

A film in the shape of a Finnish Tango.
Putin’s Olympic Dream

Putin’s Olympic Dream

Putin’s Olympic Dream is about the rapid transformation of the city of Sochi.
Rainbow Warriors of Waiheke Island, The

Rainbow Warriors of Waiheke Island, The

Six Greenpeace pioneers now live a quiet life on the island Waiheke.
Rainmakers

Rainmakers

RAINMAKERS is an investigative documentary about the decline of China's environment
Raw Herring

Raw Herring

The story of the last real herring fishers of Holland.
Rebellious City

Rebellious City

The Amsterdam-based anarchist Provo movement had a shocking impact on Dutch society in the tumultuous sixties with their absurdist revolution.
REM

REM

Architecture is often seen from the outside, as an inanimate object represented in still imagery. REM exposes the human experience of architecture through dynamic film.
Rembrandt J’Accuse

Rembrandt J’Accuse

Greenaway’s criticism of today’s visual illiteracy.
Restitution Committee, The

Restitution Committee, The

A unique insight into the dealings of The Restitution Committee that decides upon ownership of artworks looted by the Nazis.
Rocknrollers

Rocknrollers

A rockumentary about friendship, growing up and the power of music.
Scena del Crimine

Scena del Crimine

Seven views of Naples.
Sea Stares at Us from Afar, the

Sea Stares at Us from Afar, the

Dutch minority co-production
See No Evil

See No Evil

The portrayal of the daily lives of three famous senior chimpanzees, inhabitants of retirement homes.
Sentenced for Life

Sentenced for Life

Hardly anyone in the Netherlands is aware that a life sentence in Holland literally means a whole life of imprisonment.
Separations

Separations

Autobiographical documentary in which the film maker investigates why she and her brothers and sister left their home country of Brazil.
Sergio Herman, Fucking Perfect

Sergio Herman, Fucking Perfect

Top chef Sergio Herman strives for perfection every day. Never giving up, always in the thick of it.
Sex for 5 Euro

Sex for 5 Euro

In advance of the 2014 World Cup Brazil is cleaning up its act, but beneath the facade, child prostitution is still prevalent in all its major cities.
Sex Police, The

Sex Police, The

The Hague's vice squad combats human trafficking and exploitation of prostitutes while dealing with the pressure of procedures and political policies.
Sexy Money

Sexy Money

Nigerian women, exploited as prostitutes in Europe, return home, filled with a renewed lust for life.
Shado'man

Shado'man

An epic journey for the viewer, through the darkness of memory, eventually to emerge into the light of a new day.
Shipwreck

Shipwreck

A documentary about boat refugees at the Italian Island of Lampedusa.
Shock Head Soul

Shock Head Soul

The life and work of Daniel Paul Schreber.
Shout

Shout

A film about the search for adventure and a sense of belonging.
Shtetl in the Caribbean, A

Shtetl in the Caribbean, A

A compelling story of two childhood friends, both in search of their family history in Eastern Europe.
Silent Land

Silent Land

Small local farmers are essential for food provision but are chased off their land by large multinationals that only produce for export, destroying the soil in the process.
Silent Snow

Silent Snow

Two Inuit girls are confronted by aggressive pollution.
Skatekeet

Skatekeet

A documentary about Keet, a ten-year-old girl, whose skateboarding skills have stood out in a skate-world dominated by boys.
Sketches of Siberia

Sketches of Siberia

A road/boat trip on the Yenisey River and through the endless taiga towards the Heart of Gold. What became of Fridtjof Nansens' land of the future, Siberia?
Small Nations, Big Games: Basque Pilota

Small Nations, Big Games: Basque Pilota

Henrike tries to overcome the frustrations of growing up as a Basque boy in Madrid by mastering the spectacular Basque sport of pelota.
Small Nations, Big Games: Palestinian Soccer Girls

Small Nations, Big Games: Palestinian Soccer Girls

Palestinian girl Niveen has to fight both Israeli checkpoints and her traditional brothers in order to play her favourite sport, soccer.
Small Nations, Big Games: Tuvan Khuresh

Small Nations, Big Games: Tuvan Khuresh

Chimit is a proud Tuvan wrestler who struggles against the Russian rule that destroyed his traditional nomad lifestyle.
So Help Me God

So Help Me God

Cinematic essay fusing observations of London's financial centre, the story of a psychotherapist and footage of Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein at the US Senate Hearing.
Soldier on the Roof

Soldier on the Roof

“Blessed God says; Make war for this land. Conquer this land. So this is what I do” Hebron Settler’s spokesman
Solo - Out of a Dream

Solo - Out of a Dream

A portrait of the lives and history of Leonardo and Anselmo who, 20 years ago, were the main characters in the documentary SOLO - THE LAW OF THE FAVELA.
Sound of the Bandoneon, The

Sound of the Bandoneon, The

A lively, melancholic tribute to the bandoneón – the beating heart of the tango - threatened with extinction.
Sounds for Mazin

Sounds for Mazin

Mazin, deaf from birth, looks forward to the operation that will allow him to hear. But how will all these new sounds change his life?
Source, The - One Day in a Roma Settlement in Romania

Source, The - One Day in a Roma Settlement in Romania

One day in the life of a Roma village, somewhere deep in Romenia.
Space in Between

Space in Between

Every day a Romanian woman stands by the wall of an Amsterdam jail to talk with her lover inside.
Spitting Ink

Spitting Ink

A documentary about poetry.
Spring Forward

Spring Forward

A fascinating look into the changing inner lives of young Orthodox Christians as they leave the sanctuary of high school and fly out into the world.
Stand by Your President

Stand by Your President

Feature documentary about Sandra Roelofs, a Dutch girl who became the First Lady of the exotic, but politically unstable, Georgia.
Stories From Lakka Beach

Stories From Lakka Beach

In post-conflict Sierra Leone, life continues on the once touristic but now deserted heavenly beaches of Lakka.
Strange Love Affair with Ego, A

Strange Love Affair with Ego, A

In today’s increasingly self-absorbed society and culture, how do we balance the fragile scale of self-love?
Stray Dogs of Talad Noi

Stray Dogs of Talad Noi

Over 5 years, Gerard Holthuis filmed the people around the River View Guest House in Talad Noi, Bangkok.
Street

Street

Street is about improvisation, recycling materials and the claiming of public space on a single fictional day in Jakarta. Unintentional compositions and repetition remind the viewer of installations or performance.
Strike a Pose

Strike a Pose

What does it take to express yourself? The surprising and moving story of Madonna’s most famous troupe of dancers.
Suburb for Peter, A

Suburb for Peter, A

Peter is thirty, sporty and stylish. He is also good at concealing his mental illness and social disorders. His dream is to lead a normal life, within normal society, with a wife and kids.
Suburban God

Suburban God

A pastor strolls through a modern suburb looking for signs of faith.
Supporting Film

Supporting Film

From the perspectives of a dozen diverse viewers, this documentary explores the ritual of watching film. How is the medium experienced by people with sensory impairments, strong religious beliefs, or love sickness?
Terrestrials, The

Terrestrials, The

Six students digitize the archive of the late Timothy Leary, granting his final wish for a “permanent home in cyberspace.”
Things That Matter

Things That Matter

Frans Bromet and his daughter Laura step into a controversial dialogue about society, ideals and responsibility.
This is My Picture When I Was Dead

This is My Picture When I Was Dead

What if death is not the end of life’s journey?
This is My Summer

This is My Summer

Joep (18), Anouska (23) and Ciska (21) are on a supervised youth tour to Blanes, a party place on the Spanish coast.
Those Who Feel The Fire Burning

Those Who Feel The Fire Burning

As a group of refugees tries to enter Europe illegally by boat, a storm suddenly appears and an old man falls overboard. His perception shifts into another dimension: a dark, hallucinatory place.
Through the Looking Glass

Through the Looking Glass

Creative talent Marijn (12) has recently been admitted to the preparatory program of the art academy.
Time Within Time

Time Within Time

Short documentary about forgotten moments.
To Stay Alive - a Method

To Stay Alive - a Method

Iggy Pop’s way of surviving as an individual in an impersonal world, based on Michel Houellebecq’s ‘To Stay Alive’, and on his own experiences in rock. Did they help each other to survive?
Transit Havana

Transit Havana

Cuba knows Mariela Castro - Raul's daughter and Fidel's niece - as the champion of gay rights. Under her inspiring guidance, the state recently started a treatment programme for Cuban transgenders.
Tuesday Blues

Tuesday Blues

Every Tuesday is D-day, when the art students of The Ateliers receive feedback on their work by well-known artists.
Unplaceables, The

Unplaceables, The

A road-movie through the slums of the soul.
Vamptasia

Vamptasia

When a vampire drinks the blood of a defenceless girl, women sigh. A short documentary on the contemporary hype around sexy vampire heroes.
Views on Vermeer - 10 short stories

Views on Vermeer - 10 short stories

Unravelling the extraordinary and mysterious impact of Johannes Vermeer in our day and age.
Waiting for Giraffes

Waiting for Giraffes

Dr. Sami, the vet of Palestine’s only zoo, wants international recognition in order to improve his establishment. But he will need the help of the Israelis…
Wavumba They Who Smell of Fish

Wavumba They Who Smell of Fish

A filmmaker returns to Kenya to rediscover the enchanting world of his youth.
Welcome Home

Welcome Home

A feud that has split his own Jewish family leads filmmaker Frans Bromet to a new understanding of the ongoing conflict in Israel.
What the Cat Sees

What the Cat Sees

A portrait of the patients of a hospital seen through a cat’s eyes.
What Went Wrong Where?

What Went Wrong Where?

What do we do if a country does not stick to the agreement it signed? In 2005, after lengthy negotiations, an agreement was concluded between Belgium and the Netherlands concerning the Western Scheldt.
White Poverty in the New South Africa

White Poverty in the New South Africa

The story of a rapidly increasing group, the poor whites in South Africa.
Who We Are

Who We Are

What do you do when, after years of struggling, the residence permit finally arrives? A fascinating documentary about human resilience.
Wild Boar

Wild Boar

An arresting documentary about the curious relationship between man and the wild boar.
Wilders, The Movie

Wilders, The Movie

Some call him a racist, others adore him. This film attempts to find out why politician Wilders is so popular.
Wistful Wilderness

Wistful Wilderness

The changing landscape of the Dutch Island Tiengemeten froma a personal view.
Wool Fever

Wool Fever

In a village in the Dutch countryside two groups of eighth graders compete to create the most beautiful wool float of the year.
Wrong Time Wrong Place

Wrong Time Wrong Place

An essay on the insignificance of life and the role played by chance.
You've Got A Problem

You've Got A Problem

A documentary that follows outreach social workers who must intervene in the lives of their patients, and asks the question, ‘how far should social work go?'
Young Wrestlers

Young Wrestlers

The struggles and triumphs of 26 teenagers who dream of being international wrestling champions, while facing the usual challenges of adolescence in Turkey.
Zombie

Zombie

As a skateboarder Tim (23) now has the chance to leave his dark past behind him and build an international career.