HOMELAND Best Documentary at Abu Dhabi
HOMELAND by George Sluizer has won the BLACK PEARL AWARD for Best Documentary at the Abu Dhabi International Filmfestival (14 - 23 October). Director George Sluizer was present at the Abu Dhabi Filmfestival and was able to collect the prize ($ 50.000,-) in person.
The film is produced by Sluizer Films, with support of the Dutch Film Fund, the Co-productionfund Dutch Broadcasting, in cooperation with VPRO Television, in cooperation with Aljazeera Documentary Channel.
Aljazeera Documentary Channel will be broadcasting the film in English and Arabic in the Middle-East, Asia, Africa and some countries at the American continent. AlJazeera is expecting at least 30 million viewers.
HOMELAND will have its Dutch premiere at the 23rd International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), which will be held 17-28 November 2010. The film is selected for the IDFA Competition for Dutch Documentary. As from January 6, 2010 the film will be screened in Dutch cinemas, distributed by Cinema Delicatessen.
For more information:
Anne Lordon, producer
George Sluizer, director
Ph.: + 31 6 53922848
Monique van Schendelen
Noordereinde 233-B, 1243 JT ’s Graveland, The Netherlands
Ph.: +31 35 582 69 69 / +31 6 53 697 606 Fax: +31 35 582 78 85
Distributor The Netherlands: Cinema Delicatessen
Jan Luykenstraat 2, 1071 CM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Ph.: +31 20 420 71 23 / Fax: +31 20 420 71 24