Ne Me Quitte Pas wins a prize at Hotdocs
6 May 2014
Dutch documentary Ne Me Quitte Pas, directed by Sabine Lubbe Bakker & Niels van Koevorden, has won the Filmmaker-to-Filmmaker Award at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival. Attending filmmakers with official selections in the Festival were invited to vote for their favourite film. Ne Me Quitte Pas was elected out of 197 films.
Recently, Dutch directors Sabine Lubbe Bakker & Niels van Koevorden received the award for Best Editing in a Documentary Feature for Ne Me Quitte Pas at the Tribeca Film Festival. The film won the juryprize at Eurodok in Norway, was awarded Best Documentary at the Luxembourg City Film Festival and received honours at the ZagrebDox festival in Croatia.
Ne Me Quitte Pas (Don’t Leave Me) had its world premiere at IDFA 2013. Upcoming screenings will be at the Docville Film Festival in Leuven, Belgium.
Ne Me Quitte Pas is produced by Pieter van Huystee Film, in co-production with Storyhouse Film (BE) and Studio Godot (NL). The film is a Direct Cinema portrait of the Flemish Bob and the Walloon Marcel, two Belgian friends who share loneliness, humor, alcoholism and suicide plans with great élan.
The Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival took place in Toronto from 24 April-4 May, 2014.
For more information:
Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival: www.hotdocs.ca
Pieter van Huystee Film
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