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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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(Otto)

(Otto)

A woman who is unable to have children steals the imaginary friend of a little girl, and keeps this a secret from her husband…
54, The

54, The

In the metro, a disturbing scene unfolds before Eve's eyes.
55 Socks

55 Socks

A war story about the sacrifices undertaken and ingenuity needed to survive the hunger of 1940 - 1945. Based on the poem 55 Socks by Maria Jacobs.
7 Minutes in Heaven

7 Minutes in Heaven

When outsiders Thijs and Diana get locked in a closet together for seven minutes, something changes…
97%

97%

97% match! BERT receives an app alert that his dream-girl is nearby. But he must find her before the train reaches the end of the line.
AAA (Mein Herz)

AAA (Mein Herz)

A single-shot work showing a young woman simultaneously performing four compositions.
Aalterate

Aalterate

Diving into a coma, a female body experiences extreme inner tension. Its mutating silhouette gradually invades an empty space to a point of complete saturation.
About Fish and Revolution

About Fish and Revolution

Two separate worlds come together at an ordinary fishing pitch.
Across

Across

Freek, a curious young Dutch poet at the beginning of the Sixties, struggles with convention and morality as he is seduced into adulthood.
All Clear

All Clear

While playing an innocent game of hide and seek a fun-loving teenager and her two younger half brothers get caught up in a complex situation when they discover a refugee family who are also in hiding.
All Inclusive

All Inclusive

Peter and Sjon respond to the beautiful woman holding the sign for "Mr. Peterson" and step into her car. The holiday is 'all inclusive’, right?
All Those Sunflowers

All Those Sunflowers

Living in the present only seems possible when the past has been erased.
Amor

Amor

Four teenage girls plan on going to a party, but after a day when each does something she’s not yet ready for, going to a party is the last thing they want to do.
Amstel

Amstel

Maarten meets the woman of his dreams, but unfortunately he’s hammered at the time.
An Abstract Day

An Abstract Day

A day in a life of a couple.
And Then One Day

And Then One Day

Confronted with controversial legislation to ban the wearing of headscarves, Alia, a young Moroccan, devises a humorous and unusual way to circumvent the law.
Animation of Man, The

Animation of Man, The

An animator creates an animation with a will of its own.
Anything Goes

Anything Goes

Tygo (11) gives a class talk about the carnival, which little by little turns into a personal account of his parents’ divorce.
Arash

Arash

In a deportation centre, Matthew unexpectedly gains his freedom. But he soon realises that every line crossed means another part of his soul is surrendered.
Arie

Arie

The only creature the aged Mr. Manders loves is his canary.
As Boys Grow

As Boys Grow

Whenever Ben spots a cute girl, all the musicians in his body come together and parade inside his nose.
Asylum, The

Asylum, The

Made in collaboration with photographer Roger Ballen, THE ASYLUM is a surrealistic haven where the lust for power and the desire to love are penetratingly portrayed.
Audiotour

Audiotour

An audio guide starts to lead its own life.
Audition

Audition

A young Auschwitz prisoner is auditioning for the camp’s orchestra.
Aurora

Aurora

As night falls across the wood, Aurora attempts to escape the ghostly witches known as the Witte Wieven.
Away

Away

After a young Iranian couple move to the Netherlands the woman has difficulty adapting to her environment and abandons reality to live in her dreams.
Back and Forth Day

Back and Forth Day

Through the eyes of 8 year-old Linus we experience the day that his mother, and her new boyfriend, come to collect her stuff.
Balance

Balance

A fatal lifesaving decision.
Ballone di Cannone

Ballone di Cannone

Eduardo, assisted by vertigo-suffering Loet, performs stunts in the circus. When the rich mayor visits, Eduardo, blinded by greed, raises the stakes of an already death-defying stunt. Can Loet handle it?
Barbee Butcher

Barbee Butcher

A greenish clay creature cuts a Barbie doll into pieces with unexpected results.
Behind the Wall

Behind the Wall

A mysterious wall triggers Jeff to find out what's behind.
Between a man and a woman

Between a man and a woman

When two ex-lovers are forced to spend the evening together, it seems that old wounds are yet to heal.
Big Buck Bunny

Big Buck Bunny

A giant rabbit has to take action against three forest bullies.
Big Picture, The

Big Picture, The

While hearing the family history of Johan, we are told the family tale of Ashraf. The audience gets an extraordinary perspective on both histories, and on the accidental encounter that follows.
Bijlmer (Amsterdam South East)

Bijlmer (Amsterdam South East)

Find out what happens when a young boy finds a piano in the middle of the street.
Bingo

Bingo

A young gypsy from Moldova tries his luck in Holland.
Bingo!

Bingo!

The seclusive retirement home Afterglow is a depressing end station. Fortunately, feisty Gerda has one spark of joy to look forward to every week: Bingo night.
Birthday Surprise, The

Birthday Surprise, The

A grandfather get’s the surprise of a lifetime on his birthday.
Blik

Blik

A boy moves to a new neighborhood and falls in love with the older girl next door.
Blue Hour

Blue Hour

An observation on the emotional life of a man and a woman. Between sleeping and waking they both experience the same dream, one driven by common desires.
Blue Moon

Blue Moon

Moon is sad because everyone goes to sleep at night, leaving him alone. But Sun and the animals devise a plan to brighten Moon's life.
Born and Raised

Born and Raised

Bo composes a song for his child that he does not call a song but a ‘sound painting’.
Botanica

Botanica

A garden-centre employee is ashamed of his possible infertility. When the relationship between him and his wife is being threatened because of their inability to get pregnant, he makes a very unusual decision by allowing love to conquer all.
Brick House, The

Brick House, The

Two friends, Sapa and Hija, re-enact and re-tell short anecdotes of their lives.
Bricks

Bricks

A team of builders is constructing a high stone tower. All is going well, until a single brick drops over the edge…
Bridge

Bridge

A man considers his world grey until he meets a beautiful fish.
Brilliance

Brilliance

During twelve minutes of real time around a city square, six lives collide in a flash of sunshine, bullets and jewels that changes all of them, forever.
Broken Moon

Broken Moon

When a father and his six-year old son fly to the half-broken moon in order to repair it, they discover that mother is there too.
Broken Promise

Broken Promise

An Afghan boy 'without papers' is caught between an unwelcoming, foreign country and a family back home whose hopes are invested in his future.
Brother

Brother

Left alone for the weekend with her older siblings Lauren feels desperately excluded and decides to take a step she’s not (yet) ready to take.
Brother's Keeper

Brother's Keeper

Cause and effect take an unexpected turn when two paramedics head to a violent crime scene on a tense New Year’s Eve.
Buckets

Buckets

Iris (15) is in love with Arend (17) and asks her friend Sophie (17) to invite him over for a drink. But her plan fails when Arend brings his friends - and a lot of alcohol.
Bukowski

Bukowski

A chic Amsterdam hotel has a very special guest for one night, world-famous writer Charles Bukowski. He is twelve and his real name is Tom.
Bullet Time

Bullet Time

A good old-fashioned western shoot-out, but one in which the two bullets fall in love with each other...
Bye

Bye

Through the eye of his camera, Jonathan sees how grown-ups deal with the death of his father and say their last goodbyes to him.
Calm After the Storm, The

Calm After the Storm, The

Anna is awoken by a phone-call informing her that her boyfriend has been killed by a tsunami. As she realizes she will never again see or touch him, she gasps and her heart skips a beat. Her world freezes as past, present and future meet in a single moment of eternity.
Captured Light Of an Instant, The

Captured Light Of an Instant, The

An audio-­‐visual investigation of time, a visual poetry inspired by the personal observations of Fernando Pessoa’s The Book of Disquiet, and his hundred-year-old city guide of Lisbon.
Caresse

Caresse

For the first time in his life Victor decides to order a call girl.
Cat and Mice

Cat and Mice

Jonas kidnaps cats, returning them for a reward, but his life changes dramatically when he comes home with a flyer of a missing girl instead.
Chase

Chase

After X finds a mobile phone beside the road, he is pursued by a number of interested parties in a race towards towards life or death…
Chauffeur

Chauffeur

Private chauffeur Robert picks up a boy from a schoolyard.
Chopper

Chopper

A frog eats a grasshopper, a stork eats the frog, a crocodile eats the stork and the crocodile ends up as a pair of boots which a biker is wearing when a grasshopper flies into his face…
Cloacinae

Cloacinae

Every modern society is built on two invisible and indispensable systems. The sanitary and the monetary system.
Coffee

Coffee

l only want my coffee! Just one cup of coffee…
Colivia / The Cage

Colivia / The Cage

A sick dove rises conflicts, but also reconciliation...
Come Spring

Come Spring

Robert enjoys a little hunt...
Copyrette

Copyrette

The naked body of a young woman lies motionless on a kitchen floor. In a nearby forest a man calls out for his dog. Their paths cross at a copy-shop.
Coup de Grace

Coup de Grace

Two men meet again at a remote location and over the course of one evening, and an icy night, they fight a weaponless, exhausting duel.
Crooked 180

Crooked 180

A fragmentary narrative about an endless summer where everything seems possible outdoors before an inevitable conclusion behind closed doors.
CURIOUS CONJUNCTION OF COINCIDENCES, A

CURIOUS CONJUNCTION OF COINCIDENCES, A

Three seemingly unrelated incidents lead to an explosive climax in Amsterdam.
Dancin' the Camera

Dancin' the Camera

A love story between a tap dancer, a piano player and a 1922 hand cranked motion-picture camera.
Day off, A

Day off, A

When 'hipster' Erik sees his neighbour's au pair sunbathing in the garden he finds a new purpose: to prove that he is more than a 40-year old family man living in a suburb with the sole task of mowing the lawn.
Dead Wrong

Dead Wrong

An emotional teenager makes a fatal decision when his date doesn’t show up. But after he receives an odd text message, fate deals him another hand.
Deadly Drive-In Disaster

Deadly Drive-In Disaster

A UFO descends upon a drive-in theater and starts abducting viewers, but once again Sola Powers saves the world, this time with a film reel.
DEDE; Mehmet with Yellow Boots

DEDE; Mehmet with Yellow Boots

The quest of 11-year old Merel to find her unknown biological Turkish grandfather starts as an encounter between two different cultures before developing into an exciting and unifying journey.
Diorama

Diorama

A girl peeps into her self-made peeping box.
Direct Film Farewell, A

Direct Film Farewell, A

A homage to celluloid and direct filmmaking. A universe in which frivolous figures like butterflies float around between lines, droplets and chemical reactions.
Dirkjan Rules!

Dirkjan Rules!

Dirkjan is a born loser. But now he becomes world leader.
Disgusting Sounds People Make

Disgusting Sounds People Make

Disgusting Sounds People Make is a short film consisting of animations and pixelated live action sequences.
Display

Display

Mannequins are posing as they have always done, untill a fly breaks their daily routine.
Dog-E

Dog-E

In our techy, gadget-laden society it's sometimes hard to tell what is true and what is fiction...
Dominique

Dominique

A story about the life of a young mannequin trying to make a living as a model within the superficial and competitive Paris fashion scene.
Done

Done

Having diner with friends ends in an awkward climax.
Donnie

Donnie

11 year-old Donnie has conflicts with his mother’s boyfriend. Meanwhile he struggles at his swimming lessons. A story about growing up in an emotional vacuum.
Dos Santos

Dos Santos

Drug addict Fausto is forced by his dealer to shoot someone over a fix. Overcome by guilt, he wanders through the night. When he gets arrested, he suddenly appears to be someone else.
Drop Dead

Drop Dead

What begins as an exciting adventure takes a nightmarish turn...
Eenzame Eenheid, De

Eenzame Eenheid, De

The Coffee table smokes a cigarette, the floor lamp looks over the shoulder of the lonesome boss laying on her sofa.
Elephant Feet

Elephant Feet

Foreigner Thomas' first nightshift at the petrol station turns a little odd.
Elli

Elli

Calm shots of a seascape also examine optical colour mixing using various flicker effects. Shot on the exact spot in Greece that marked the country’s entrance into World War II.
Empty

Empty

When Job comes to work on board, repressed feelings are awoken in Rein who, imprisoned on the boat, is unable to ignore his growing desires...
Evocation Of Sadness, The

Evocation Of Sadness, The

A young noblewoman from the 19th century sees modern visions.
Explosion Ma Baby

Explosion Ma Baby

It’s August. Feel the suffocating heat of the sun penetrating your skin. All around you, an abundance of flesh is spinning.
Expose

Expose

A girl appears through transparent curtains and glass ornaments. Lightheartedly she dances across the floor, until she realizes she is not alone...
Extrapolate

Extrapolate

In this hand drawn animation a line is being extrapolated through a grid.
Falling Frames

Falling Frames

Falling Frames is the first fragment of a series in which Langkamp explores the framing and visualization of three-dimensional perspective through the two-dimensional medium video, both technically and conceptually.
Fallin’ Floyd

Fallin’ Floyd

After Floyd's break-up, his psychological problems take form as a small demon that intervenes in all aspects of his life.
Farmer Jack

Farmer Jack

Jack is forced to take extreme measures to save his farm.
Fata Morgana

Fata Morgana

Melting in the desert sun, Eduardo - a lemonade seller - is fighting the urge to drink his last and final bottle of refreshing lemonade.
Father's Day

Father's Day

A little girl wants to surprise her father with Father's Day breakfast.
Fences

Fences

Short abstract handmade film, creating optical illusions.
Fingers

Fingers

A high school teacher gets totally confused about the sexual ethics of today’s youth.
Fire

Fire

Dawn and nature awake. The sun rises higher and higher, spreading its light over the modern world, getting hotter and hotter and hotter ...
First Cut, The

First Cut, The

Before she makes the incision a surgeon remembers the crucial events that explain her career choice - and her reluctance to cut into the patient’s skin.
Flood

Flood

Hanna holds her ground amongst the boys whilst puberty sets in.
For Free

For Free

Ruud and Els may have been married for a hundred years, but it only takes one minute to look at each other through different eyes again.
For Observation

For Observation

One and a half years after their relationship has ended, two young parents spend a night together in the hospital where their son has been admitted.
Forever After

Forever After

Waking up on the floor of yet another party, Sara wonders if this is what she really expected out of life.
Free as a Bird

Free as a Bird

A wounded bird brings young Imad a sense of freedom.
From Now On

From Now On

The more she remembers breaking up from him, the more tangible her memory of him becomes. If only she could say goodbye one more time…
Full Feather Jacket

Full Feather Jacket

Fascinated by the war that rages on in the city, clumsy seagull Manfred decides to join the air force.
Gamechanger

Gamechanger

On his way to another tour of duty abroad, thirty-year-old Max gets caught up in a game with the young boys next door. Max gradually loses sight of reality, and the boys lose their innocence.
GET REAL!

GET REAL!

Spotty lives for his computer game until he gets a real kiss.
Girl Is Mime, The

Girl Is Mime, The

Two mime artists fight a fatal battle for the hand of the prettiest girl at the fair.
Golden Oldies

Golden Oldies

In a typical fifties diner a gangly teenager tries to rock'n'roll with the prettiest girl on the dancefloor, but is thwarted by an annoyingly persistent cool dude and a stammering jukebox.
Goodbye Mister de Vries

Goodbye Mister de Vries

93-year old Mister De Vries is ending his days at the window of his timber cottage in Waterland - until an unexpected messenger jolts him awake.
Grand Tour

Grand Tour

Portrait of a 16-year-old girl who travels to an island for a nocturnal meeting with the first love of her life. The next morning exposes the naked reality of their love, and her true maturity is revealed.
Granny Lane

Granny Lane

An old granny in her little electric car unwittingly races against two young tearaways. A re-telling of the Tortoise and the Hare story.
Greetings from Kropsdam

Greetings from Kropsdam

Lammert has no mischief, but he becomes the victim of the stifling effect of a community, which already has chosen his scapegoat.
Greifensee

Greifensee

What starts out as a simple holiday by a Swiss mountain lake becomes an intense and seething drama between a mother and her daughter…
Guerilla

Guerilla

A floatable gorilla takes guerilla action, raging at the artificiality of our world while transforming the industrial image of a town.
Happy Tuesday

Happy Tuesday

A short tragicomedy about indecisive Desiree (20) who asks friends for advice about her life one random Tuesday evening. But various drugs take the night in a completely different direction…
Heads Together

Heads Together

Three friends exchange heads by accident and are forced to adapt to the lives of one another.
Herring

Herring

A young man tries to get rid of the herring stench from his mouth, just before a date.
Hold on!

Hold on!

When the cello string of a young and successful musician snaps during a concert she has to overcome her fears in order to retain her position in the orchestra.
Hole in my Heart, A

Hole in my Heart, A

Nineteen-year-old Frenchman Henri is confronted with issues about the mortality and fragility of life following the loss of his brother in a road accident.
Home Suite Home

Home Suite Home

Hotel inspector Ludwig leads a dreadful life, but one night in Paris he gets the wake-up call he needs.
Honey and Old Cheese

Honey and Old Cheese

Hassan (17) prepares to leave his mountain village in Morocco to join his father in the Netherlands. But how do you leave your home? And what do you take with you?
Horse and the Nightingale, The

Horse and the Nightingale, The

A short film about the little moments and untold feelings between a grandmother and her grandson.
Horseplay

Horseplay

Dancing in nature, Frisian horses and dancers inspire each other.
Hotel Forum

Hotel Forum

The film is inspired by the once huge and luxurious hotels in the former Eastern Bloc designed in the 1970s and 80s.
I Am the Only

I Am the Only

A young boy grows up experiencing all the possibilities and impossibilities that life throws up.
I Love Hooligans

I Love Hooligans

A football hooligan feels unconditional love for his club. However, being gay, he has to hide his identity.
If It Weren't For You

If It Weren't For You

Riek and Harrie travel with their camper in search of warmth and coziness. The journey is as unpredictable as life itself.
Impasse

Impasse

Can love break through the impasse of human intolerance?
Import

Import

A slightly absurdist film about integration told from the perspective of a young Bosnian refugee family that ends up in a small village in the Netherlands.
In a Forest

In a Forest

An unexpected transformation from one reality to the next.
In Other Words

In Other Words

A message in a whirling newspaper seems to reunite a man and a woman.
In The Pit

In The Pit

A young Iranian man tries to elevate himself from the aggressive environment of pit-bull fighting to respectable fatherhood.
Inconvenient Comfort

Inconvenient Comfort

Annabelle feels bound to her mobility scooter, unaware that the reason for this is the empty, yet comforting, life she leads. But a series of events will force her to take action.
Into Spring

Into Spring

The rhythmical drumming of two woodpeckers sets a colourful spring into motion.
Jacco's Film

Jacco's Film

Jacco is in a happy place, even when he is not...
Jacob

Jacob

Jacob (84) relutantly moves to a nursing home only to discover that the world is not as small as he thought.
Jonas and the Sea

Jonas and the Sea

An animated short film about a man who casts aside everything in pursuit of his dream. A dream we all share: the quest to find a place we can call home, even if it's underwater.
Jorka

Jorka

When a boy suddenly dies, he remains for a little while among the living to see how they try to cope with his death.
Junkyard

Junkyard

A man is being robbed and stabbed by a junkie and in that last second before he dies, a youth friendship flashes before his eyes.
Just a Biopic

Just a Biopic

The film traces the life of a single individual, but his life is also a symbol of the lives of a very large group. Just a biopic therefore is a pamphlet; it is an indictment of how society is dealing with the lives of some individuals.
Kaiser, Der

Kaiser, Der

Darth Vader is a boy who - when not wearing his mask - goes by the name Kai.
KI

KI

During a dream Yuki (7) is reunited with her sister Iwa (11) who has recently passed away. Together, they share a great adventure. But Yuki has to face her biggest fear: to live on without her sister.
Kiem Holandija

Kiem Holandija

Short film about two brothers in Kosovo. Andy spends his time selling milk unaware of the fact that his older brother Florist is preparing to leave the country to build a better life abroad.
Kings Day

Kings Day

Younes is selling his father’s car parts at a streetmarket, but when young folksinger Kelvin and his own father arrive, the atmosphere deteriorates very quickly.
Kiss

Kiss

Bruno says goodbye to his father who sets of on a dangerous military mission.
Le Macaour

Le Macaour

Le Macaour is a moving image made out of the combination of animation and celluloid.
Leaving Home

Leaving Home

A father decides that his son Richard is old enough to leave the parental home.
Life is Beautiful

Life is Beautiful

Anton may be done with life, but life ain’t done with Anton.
Life is Beautiful #1: The Child is Father of the Man

Life is Beautiful #1: The Child is Father of the Man

"The Child is the Father of the Man" is the first episode of the series LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL, a collection of 30 short stories
Life is Beautiful #2: Love comes by looking

Life is Beautiful #2: Love comes by looking

"Love comes by looking" is the second episode of the series LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL, a collection of 30 short stories.
Life is Beautiful #7: You were afraid where no fear was

Life is Beautiful #7: You were afraid where no fear was

"You were afraid where no fear was" is the seventh episode of the series LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL, a collection of 30 short stories.
Life of Death, The

Life of Death, The

The day Death fell in love with Life.
Light

Light

An elderly single woman refuses all food and drink...
Liquid Solid

Liquid Solid

Liquid Solid is a collaborative project between Nicky Assmann and Joris Strijbos in which they explore the cinematic qualities of a freezing soap film.
Little Crow With the Naked Bottom, The

Little Crow With the Naked Bottom, The

Little Crow has no feathers on his bottom...
Little Quentin

Little Quentin

A cover-up and the discovery of a terrible secret
Lockbuster

Lockbuster

Just as all his colleagues leave the office for exciting holidays, boring office clerk Joost locks himself in the storage room. The only way to escape is to unleash the hero within himself.
Loose

Loose

LOOSE is about an encounter between a young boy with autism and a bum living on the streets. During the time they spend together they feel a connection, without the need to speak to each other.
Loss

Loss

An abused Chinese farm-woman, poor and childless, fantasises about a better life. In one such fantasy she kills her husband, burying him outside the house...
Lost in Space

Lost in Space

What do you do when your spaceship crashes on a lonely planet and there is no mechanic in sight?
Lucide

Lucide

Jimmy is scheduled to undergo a dangerous operation...
Lucy

Lucy

4-million year old Lucy comes alive within the imagination of a boy when he visits a paleological exhibition with his parents.
Mac 'n' Cheese: Supermarket

Mac 'n' Cheese: Supermarket

Biggy and Skinny take supermarket jobs to fund their vacation, but when they are offered a bit of quick cash everything spins out of control.
Magic Show

Magic Show

An illusionist and his assistant present a series of amazing acts.
Malaguti Phantom

Malaguti Phantom

With his mutilated face, minimal social skills and a crappy scooter, Jeroen must transform in order to be accepted by the bad kids of the neighborhood.
Mama Superfreak

Mama Superfreak

In one continuous recording the film shows Viviane De Muynck in a humour-full elucidation concerning motherly love towards independence
Man in Suit

Man in Suit

In this absurdist story, a busy working mother in search of warmth and security dispenses not just with her husband, but with her common sense too.
Marc Jacobs

Marc Jacobs

A young boy living in Amsterdam North longs to go on holiday to Morocco with his father.
Memento Mori

Memento Mori

The insane mirror our fears and make us question our own psyches, the dark side as well as the light.
Mimoun

Mimoun

When the young and penniless Mimoun determines to buy his girlfriend a Valentine's present, he gets pulled into the criminal wake of his older brother Ab.
Missing

Missing

A mother and her 7-year old daughter are dealing with the little problems of every day life.
Mo

Mo

Mo is a film about two separate souls who are captured by the ways of life.
Monster of Nix, The

Monster of Nix, The

Life is good in the idyllic fairytale village of Nix... until an all-devouring monster appears. Young Willy has to fight it. Alone.
Motor

Motor

A short piece about how paranoia spreads like a virus.
Mowgli and Fidel

Mowgli and Fidel

Best friends Mowgli and Fidel are about to embark upon a big journey. But it seems that Fidel prefers to stay at home.
Munya in Me

Munya in Me

One day, heavy ten-year-old Munya finally realises that you should never shy away from bullies.
Mute

Mute

In a world populated by people without mouths, a gory accident leads to the discovery that a mouth can be created by cutting it yourself...
Nashi

Nashi

In the summer camp of Putin’s youth movement 10.000 young Russians are being trained.
Nation for Two

Nation for Two

The subterranean journey of a man and a woman, tunneling their way towards each other, leaving threads of autobiography wherever they pass.
No Vacancy

No Vacancy

Deaf and dumb Samuel is treated badly by his sadistic hotel manager, until he discovers a secret which offers him a way out of his miserable existence.
Noise

Noise

5:04 am. A woman lies awake because the neighbours are arguing. When she finally decides to call a look of horror shows on her face.
Nona and the Singing Meatball

Nona and the Singing Meatball

Nona (9), Pascal (a talking calculator) and Viktor (a bouncy pocket knife) try to sneak a meatball out of the fridge. At which point it seems the meatball has a mind of its own... What's more, it loves to sing…
Notebook

Notebook

Expectations are challenged in this short experimental film.
Now You Know It Anyway

Now You Know It Anyway

At a flea market, Robin tries to sell her own made-up stories. Meanwhile, all the main characters listen in, anxiously and intensely.
Nuisance

Nuisance

Annoyed by everything around him, a man complains incessantly. Soon he ends up in hospital with a heart attack, but the complaining doesn't stop ...
O Quam Tristis

O Quam Tristis

Mother and daughter have always been fighting.
Oerdak

Oerdak

A poem in progress.
Omega

Omega

As Ralf crosses the city at night, he pays as little attention as possible to the escorts in his car until, that is, Kelly gets in. Ralf is blown away by her provocative and unpredictable behaviour. The distance he always maintains is now in jeopardy.
One Moment Please...

One Moment Please...

A series of doodles demonstrate how the repetition of the phrase ‘all our lines are busy, one moment please …’ can drive a man insane.
Origin Of Creatures, The

Origin Of Creatures, The

A futuristic vision of mankind after a catastrophic disaster.
P

P

A family reaches boiling point during a pit stop on their way home from vacation.
Painful Affair, A

Painful Affair, A

Despite being physically abused by his girlfriend, Jan does not give up on their relationship. He makes up excuses and blames anything but her, but reality remains a painful affair.
Palace, The

Palace, The

Machteld discovers that the grown-up world of disco isn't as exciting as she thought, and vows therefore to remain a girl a little while longer.
Panic!

Panic!

In the car Marja has a sudden rush of panic: did she turn off the gas? Did she leave the water running? Is the window locked? In her mind her imaginary mistakes grow to absurd proportions.
Parade

Parade

Six fanfare flute players explore the landscape of the uniform. A journey that does not go without incident.
Passage

Passage

For Rick, a young man moving up in the world of crime, a seemingly simple task from a crimelord turns into a grim test of loyalty.
Paul & Vicky

Paul & Vicky

As neither Paul nor Vicky made any real life choices, things never work out between them. Will it remain that way, or is a change coming?
Paul and the Dragon

Paul and the Dragon

A little boy tries to fight his disease, which he imagines as being a dragon.
Pecker

Pecker

Without the pecking, life becomes unbearable!
Phantom of the Cinema, The

Phantom of the Cinema, The

The hectic life behind the screen in a film theatre becomes suddenly visible.
Picnic with Cake

Picnic with Cake

A short animated adaptation of Thé Tjong-Khing's celebrated children's picture book “Picnic with Cake”, published in more than 13 countries.
Pivot

Pivot

A man witnesses a murder and has to run for his life.
Plaster

Plaster

When a shy 12-year old breaks his arm, his summer holiday seems doomed, but he comes to realize that he can’t remain a wallflower forever.
Polska Warrior

Polska Warrior

Polish gamer Eryk has ‘first player’ status in Goldhunter, but in real life he is a nerd. When he meets Laura in the game she encourages him to be as tough as his avatar.
Pommes Frites

Pommes Frites

On a cold and windy night, three trick-or-treaters decide to ‘treat’ the one kindly soul they encounter to a truly horrific sight…
Pony Place

Pony Place

When young Emma is banned from taking her iPad on holiday, she asks her grandma to look after her online horse farm, a task that proves more difficult than expected.
Pregnant

Pregnant

Shy student Tyn gets the fright of his life when he finds out he is pregnant.
Raining Cats and Dogs

Raining Cats and Dogs

The screen is divided into four parts showing the journey of 2 dogs and 2 cats.
Red-end and the Factory Plant

Red-end and the Factory Plant

Redback is captured after he discovers a bio-industry of carnivorous plants in the wood. But Red-end the fly sets him free by sabotaging the meat-factory.
Red-End and the Seemingly Symbiotic Society

Red-End and the Seemingly Symbiotic Society

Red-End differs from the rest and tries an experiment.
Remember to Check out

Remember to Check out

On a short journey by tram in a big city an older woman and a hasty man are bound together by circumstances. He is not too pleased with this situation. Or is he?
Return

Return

Every year Henry and Marie travel back to the place where their happiness was lost.
Rich

Rich

When Vedat and Niels find a large amount of money, their friendship is put to the test.
Roofwalkers

Roofwalkers

Two men hold a daily meeting on the roof of their house, a neutral place between their hope and misery.
Rosalinda

Rosalinda

A boy loses himself in hardcore music to escape problems at home - a situation that his father, an organ player, finds difficult.
Route du Soleil

Route du Soleil

"I'll take a refugee in. If you bring one back."
Sabaku

Sabaku

During a bird migration Sabaku is separated from the group. So he needs to find a new buddy and connect with the other herd animals. It’s the start of a difficult journey, but one on which he really belongs.
Sabaku

Sabaku

During a bird migration Sabaku is separated from the group. So he needs to find a new buddy and connect with the other herd animals. It’s the start of a difficult journey, but one on which he really belongs.
Sammy

Sammy

A Dutch family is helping a Jewish family flee the Nazis. After the war, Sammy - the cat of the Jewish family - returns
Sand

Sand

A truck driver and his daughter both like the feel of sand.
Sayed Soccer Talent

Sayed Soccer Talent

11-year-old Sayed Abdullah Sulaiman is a great soccer talent from Kuwait.
Sea Factory

Sea Factory

Since part of the Baltic fleet moved away most of Kronstadt is no longer a closed military city.
Seven Mountains

Seven Mountains

Twin brothers Tom and Marnix do everything together. But their parents want to separate the boys. So when they both fall in love with Rosa, and she falls in love with them, they take drastic measures to stay together.
Seven Things I Learned about Time Travel

Seven Things I Learned about Time Travel

Markus builds a time machine but discovers that not everything in the past can be so easily changed.
Sevilla

Sevilla

Three youngsters take a road trip to Seville that will change their lives forever.
She/Her

She/Her

She /Her is a film about the balance of power and the deep underlying emotions within a mother-daughter relationship: uncertainties, manipulation, dependency but ultimately love.
Short

Short

17-year-old Arend’s first step into the world of gay love is a date with handsome Michael, but things don’t turn out quite as how he imagined…
Show Me Love

Show Me Love

After a fight at home Alize observes, from a distance, the frantically worried parents from whom she has run away.
Single Life, A

Single Life, A

When playing a mysterious vinyl single, Pia is suddenly able to travel through her life.
Sky High

Sky High

One night Mads is forced to choose between dealing drugs or a completely new life.
Small

Small

Noortje, a 12-year old girl, experiences her first massage, but she is not yet prepared to feel the hands of a stranger on her skin.
Smoke Like a Turk

Smoke Like a Turk

A Turkish boy discovers that he doesn't become a real man just by being circumcised.
Snapshot

Snapshot

A couple of well-meaning day-trippers miss all the animal activity that takes place right under their noses in an idyllic forest clearing.
Snow

Snow

When Onno's father dies he stays behind with his car and his dog Snow, before grabbing the opportunity to finally grow up. .
Sober Up

Sober Up

After Iris and Sven fall for each other over an evening, a sobering 10-minute cycle ride home diminishes their chances of a successful one-night stand.
Son du Serpent

Son du Serpent

In this dance film, an African man feverishly looks for his wife who has vanished without a trace. His ramble unfolds like a road movie. All the time, the man’s longing for his darling is undiminished.
Spellbreaker

Spellbreaker

A fairytale and horror story in a "Painted Animation". By greed two friends change into monsters. An apocalyptic fight brings death to an unexpected victim.
Splintertime

Splintertime

"Zip up and let's dance to the sound of breaking glass." A band of sleepy spirits in an ambulance run out of road.
Spoetnik

Spoetnik

Teenager Sam starts working at Spoetnik, a clandestine fries stall named after its speciality. Right across the street is a brothel with an alluring girl who evidently needs Sam’s help…
Spotters

Spotters

When a man loses control of his life, he finds meaning in machines that ascend and descend. A winterly story about loss, desire and airplanes.
Squirrel and the Swallow, The

Squirrel and the Swallow, The

When Swallow is in danger Squirrel tries everything to save her.
Stand-by Me

Stand-by Me

Willem (78) tries to explain all home appliances to his wife.
Stay, away

Stay, away

Five fragments about the struggle and incapacity within a family.
Success

Success

Absurdist tragicomedy about a man who scores a personal success on the day of his death.
Sugar

Sugar

When Bert’s sexy neighbour pops in to borrow some sugar, things suddenly take an unexpected turn.
Sunny Day

Sunny Day

A woman from Hong Kong planning to join the umbrella protests goes to visit her father, who is moving to an old folks’ home.
Sunset from a Rooftop

Sunset from a Rooftop

While the city is being hit by NATO-bombings, Ivana is trying to tell her boyfriend she is pregnant.
Super

Super

Albert gets lost in the seductive world of the supermarket.
Supertrapeze

Supertrapeze

An unusual choreography in ordinary surroundings.
Sweet Rabbit

Sweet Rabbit

As a woman changes into a rabbit she begins to discover her true self.
Swimming Paradise

Swimming Paradise

A day in a tropical swimming paradise.
Symmetry

Symmetry

A CERN researcher performs a ritual dance with a female shaman and learns that life's riches are hidden in the smallest human body parts.
Sync

Sync

Mistakes during synchronized swimming finals test the friendship of two girls.
Tabook

Tabook

Will Gwen follow her deepest desires when she unexpectedly comes across a volume of kinky erotica, or will her sense of embarrassment restrain her?
Tape Generations

Tape Generations

Rolls and rolls of tape go through the long process of development and degeneration, resulting in unpredictable shapes and movements that somehow feel familiar.
Tex

Tex

Tex is an animation character. Evie is a live-action girl. They seem to be an impossible match. But isn't everything possible in a cartoon?
Thanatos

Thanatos

When Thanatos meets a lonely birdwatcher, a special friendship unfolds. But he knows all the time that a farewell is inevitable.
Thee Wreckers: No Place Like Home

Thee Wreckers: No Place Like Home

A one-eyed has-been TV presenter hides away in a hotel room.
They Call Us the Enemy

They Call Us the Enemy

Shining boots, stripes on shoulders and medals pinned to the chest: the theatrical pomp and circumstance which the military uses contrast sharply with the chaos it causes.
Thirty-Second Love Songs

Thirty-Second Love Songs

Love is a human condition remarkably well suited for getting people into trouble with one another.
Three Dimensions Of Time

Three Dimensions Of Time

Three moments in time are captured in three layers of coloured imagery shown simultaneously. Combined, the layers form normal full-colour images of the elements whichpersist through time.
Three Wavelengths

Three Wavelengths

In a small village in the Finnish countryside there’s a TV-tower that resonates in the wind, in three different frequencies.
Through You

Through You

Short graphic story about a girl who struggles, quite literally, through a crowd of people while trying to do her grocery shopping.
Thru Her Eyes

Thru Her Eyes

Carmen is secretly in love with Cheyenne, her best friend. But when Cheyenne reacts willingly to the advances of a boy, something snaps inside Carmen.
Ticking Away

Ticking Away

TICKING AWAY tells the story of a solitary watchmaker, who seeks comfort and meaning in his daily routine. Then, one evening, a strange man brings him a very special watch to repair...
Titten

Titten

When a man walking his dog finds a cell-phone belonging to a Moroccan girl the result is a brief but remarkable encounter.
Trailer

Trailer

In a war in which everything is bigger than big, our hopes lie with the small…
Trampoline

Trampoline

The screen is a trampoline on which people and animals frolic. From under the trampoline pad we watch, amused, until things take an unexpected turn…
Trial

Trial

Simone gets the opportunity to join the executive board of a big law firm, which would make her the first female member. But in order to get the position, she must take the ultimate decision…
Under The Apple Tree

Under The Apple Tree

A deceased farmer is buried by his hated brother, the vicar. Worms inhabit the corpse and take full control of it. The dead farmer reawakens...
Undertow

Undertow

After she saves a child, Maud finally comes to terms with the fact that she can’t have children herself.
Vardy, A

Vardy, A

Scott is an emotionally damaged 18-year-old boy. Lacking support in his search for identity, he has lost touch with his own youth. Will he be able to get in touch with his own emotions?
Variété

Variété

A juggler tries to keep all plates up in the air, but there are just too many...
Vestiaire

Vestiaire

A socially underdeveloped cloakroom attendant thrives on his unique sense of smell, but he misreads an unexpected encounter with his potentially ideal partner…
Visitor, The

Visitor, The

A very normal man has a very abnormal problem. He can walk through walls, and doesn't know what to do about it.
Voices of Finance

Voices of Finance

Short film based on the banking blog Joris Luyendijk wrote for The Guardian about the heart of finance: the City of London.
Wad, Das

Wad, Das

When Salomon discovers a giant submarine on a beach, he accidently releases its fanatical German crew who have long since passed the age of retirement...
Wil

Wil

The family of the elderly Wil can’t accept her final wish.
Wild

Wild

An over-zealous hunter frolics explosively through the peaceful woods.
Wild Dog

Wild Dog

A destructive aggression is festering inside 19-year-old Gijs, something he must learn to contain as his life begins to spiral out of control.
Without Sun

Without Sun

In the northernmost point of Europe, for two months a year the sun does not rise above the horizon.
Wolves of Mangotown, The

Wolves of Mangotown, The

Pepe and her little bird friend Luco go door-to-door to sell homemade cookies and flowers. They want to use the money to get delicious ice cream from Baba's truck.
Yim & Yoyo

Yim & Yoyo

Yim and his imaginary friend Yoyo have wonderful adventures together. But what happens if Yim finds a real friend?