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LIGHT AS FEATHERS by Rosanne Pel What took a young Dutch director to a remote, rural part of Poland to ma... - Read more

THE TRIAL: Secrets and Lies

THE TRIAL: Secrets and Lies When a colleague from Moscow told film director Sergei Loznitsa a few ye... - Read more

Eye Exhibition: Ryoji Ikeda

Eye Exhibition: Ryoji Ikeda Adventurous Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda, subject of a major new exhibiti... - Read more

EMILY off to the Academy Awards

EMILY off to the Academy Awards Dutch animated short EMILY by Marlies van der Wel is Dutch submission to... - Read more

Dutch premieres at IFFR 2010

Until so far, the Rotterdam International Film Festival has announced that C'EST DEJA L'ETE by Martijn Smits will be one of the new Dutch film titles to premiere during the IFFR 2010. C'EST DEJA L'ETE is part of the VPRO Tiger Awards Competition.

Additionally, the short films HOW TO EXPLAIN MY PARENTS #1 by Lernert Engelberts and Sander Plug, SEX IS SENTIMENTAL by Erik van Lieshout and 79 ˚ DESERT: JOURNEYS BEYOND THE KNOWN WORLD by Anna Abrahams are selected to compete in the Tiger Awards Competition for Short Films.

Outside competition IFFR 2010 will present the premieres of the Dutch films WIN / WIN by Jaap van Heusden, SHOCKING BLUE by Mark de Cloe, HUNTING AND SONS by Sander Burger and MEAT by Victor Nieuwenhuijs and Maartje Seyferth.

The selection of documentaries from the Netherlands includes MY ENSCHEDE by Astrid Bussink, HEAVENLY LIFE ON EARTH by Jesse de Jong and the intimate family portrait SEPARATIONS by Andrea Seligmann and Mieke Bal.

From 440 submissions Rotterdam’s international co-production market CineMart 2010 has chosen 33 projects, including 8 Dutch (co)productions:

*BRAND NEW-U by Simon Pummell, Hot Property Films Ltd. (United Kingdom / The Netherlands) *ERASED by Patrice Toye, BVBA Prime Time / Versus Production (Belgium/ The Netherlands / France) *A FOLD OF MY BLANKET, by Zaza Rusadze, Isabella Films / Zazar Film / Georgian Film (Georgia / The Netherlands) *LAND by Jan-Willem van Ewijk, Augustus Film (The Netherlands) *LAYLA FOURIE by Pia Marais, Pandora Filmproduktion GmbH / DV8 Films (Germany / South Africa / The Netherlands) *MY SISTER CAME BY TODAY by Yan Ting Yuen, Seriousfilm / Kasander Film (The Netherlands / China / Canada / France / Germany / Belgium) *OLA'S UNIVERSE by Coco Schrijber, Talent United BV (The Netherlands) *THE RESURRECTION OF A BASTARD, by Guido van Driel, IdtV Film B.V. (The Netherlands / Belgium)

See here the full CineMart selection 2010

The complete Tiger Awards selection will be announced on January 7, 2010.

The 39th International Film Festival Rotterdam takes place from January 27 to February 7, 2010.


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