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2 April 2015

 Dutch docs selected for Nyon International Documentary Film Festival - Visions du Reel

No less than three documentaries from the Netherlands have been selected for the upcoming edition of the International Documentary Film Festival - Visions du Réel. The festival will take place in Nyon (Switzerland) from 17 - 25 April, 2015.


International Competition for Feature Length Documentaries

Alice Cares
Alice Cares
(Ik ben Alice)
Directed by Sander Burger
Produced by KeyDocs
Finanicial support: Mediafonds and NCRV
In order to meet future care demands for elderly who are lonely and suffering from dementia, carebot Alice has been developed. Can a robot build a human relationship with someone and thus replace a person of flesh and blood? The three women, all getting on in years, who are visited by her in ALICE CARES actually become pretty fond of the robot girl.
(International Premiere, Netherlands 2014, 76')

The Erpatak Model
The Érpatak Model
Directed by Benny Brunner
Produced by 2911 Foundation, Benny Brunner
Sales: Films Transit, www.filmstransit.com
Finanicial support: Stichting Democratie en Media
The mayor of a small Hungarian village has a grand vision for his beloved country: A sacred and organic dictatorship built on order and discipline.
(World premiere, Netherlands 2015, 76')


Grand Angle

Erbarme Dich
Erbarme Dich: Matthew Passion Stories

Directed by Ramon Gieling
Produced by KeyDocs
Financial support: Filmfonds, Mediafonds, NCRV a.o.
A labyrinthine journey against the backdrop of an abandoned church, during which such people as opera director Peter Sellars, writer Anna Enquist, and dancer Emio Greco relate their special relationship with the music of Bach, surrounded by both the soloists of conductor Pieter Jan Leusink's Bach Choir & Orchestra of the Netherlands and a group of homeless people which serves as their audience.
(Netherlands 2014, 99 mins.)

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For more information:

Nyon International Film Festival VISIONS DU REEL: www.visionsdureel.ch

Alice Cares and Erbarme Dich
Producer: KeyDocs
Ph: +31 20 422 2607

Sales Erbarme Dich: Doc & Film International
Hannah Horner
13 rue Portefoin
75003 Paris
tel:+33 1 42 77 89 66

The Érpatak Model
Producer: 2911 Foundation
Benny Brunner

Sales: Films Transit International
Ph: +1 514 844 3358

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