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IFFR 2019: INNER LANDSCAPE

30-01-2019  IFFR 2019: INNER LANDSCAPE

Inner Landscape is the second of four films that Frank Scheffer is making about the way that traditional music cultures are disappearing fast all over the world, writes Geoffrey Macnab.... - Read more
IFFR 2019: MIEL-EMILE

29-01-2019  IFFR 2019: MIEL-EMILE

To make his previous documentary, The Life of JeanMarie, Peter van Houten spent several years high in the Pyrenees, following a Dutch pastor who looked after 25 rural parishes in the area, writes Geoffrey Macnab.... - Read more
IFFR 2019: GOD ONLY KNOWS

28-01-2019  IFFR 2019: GOD ONLY KNOWS

Mijke De Jong's new feature God Only Knows expresses in wry, comic fashion the near despair that one middle-aged, middleclass Dutch man on medication feels at the general plight of humanity. ... - Read more
IFFR 2019: BLOODY MARIE

27-01-2019  IFFR 2019: BLOODY MARIE

Bloody Marie, the eagerly awaited second film of Guido van Driel, co-directed by Lennert Hillege, world-premieres in IFFR Limelight. The director talks to Nick Cunningham about drunks, rooftops and animating Amsterdam. ... - Read more
IFFR 2019: HBF 30TH ANNIVERSARY

27-01-2019  IFFR 2019: HBF 30TH ANNIVERSARY

Now in its 30th year, IFFR's Hubert Bals Fund (HBF) continues to define the identity of International Film Festival Rotterdam, writes Geoffrey Macnab.... - Read more
IFFR 2019: THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE

26-01-2019  IFFR 2019: THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE

In Clara van Gool's adaptation of Henry James' The Beast in the Jungle, the drama is played out in the medium of dance, and set across many eras.... - Read more
IFFR 2019: NOCTURNE

25-01-2019  IFFR 2019: NOCTURNE

Viktor van der Valk’s debut feature Nocturne, written by Jeroen Scholten van Aschat and premiering in IFFR’s Bright Future section, is a very selfreflexive affair. ... - Read more
IFFR 2019: TAKE ME SOMEWHERE NICE

24-01-2019  IFFR 2019: TAKE ME SOMEWHERE NICE

"It was a disaster...a complete disaster!" Ena Sendijarevic jokes about the challenge of trying to shoot Take Me Somewhere Nice in three different languages, writes Geoffrey Macnab.... - Read more
Premieres from the Netherlands at IFFR 2019

23-01-2019  Premieres from the Netherlands at IFFR 2019

This year over 60 films and co-productions from the Netherlands are selected for the International Film Festival Rotterdam. ... - Read more
DIRTY GOD AT IFFR & SUNDANCE

23-01-2019  DIRTY GOD AT IFFR & SUNDANCE

Dutch filmmaker Sacha Polak was at a music festival a few years ago when she noticed a young woman with facial scarring, writes Geoffrey Macnab. "I just saw everybody looking at her and looking away," Polak remembers. ... - Read more
Dutch films selected for Berlin

19-12-2018  Dutch films selected for Berlin

The Berlinale has announced a first part of its selection.... - Read more
Eye Exhibition: Jan Svankmayer

02-12-2018  Eye Exhibition: Jan Svankmayer

Legendary Czech surrealist and experimental filmmaker Jan Ŝvankmajer will be the focus of the next EYE exhibition in Amsterdam. Jaap Guldemond explains why to Nick Cunningham.... - Read more
DIRTY GOD selected for Sundance Competition 2019

29-11-2018  DIRTY GOD selected for Sundance Competition 2019

Sacha Polak's latest feature to premiere at Sundance... - Read more
IDFA 2018: 21st Century Women

25-11-2018  IDFA 2018: 21st Century Women

Sylvana, Demon or Diva and Marceline. A Woman. A Century are among many films celebrating strong women at IDFA this year. Melanie Goodfellow reports.... - Read more
IDFA 2018: Scared of Revolution

24-11-2018  IDFA 2018: Scared of Revolution

"Niggers are scared of revolution," civil rights campaigner and celebrated African-American poet Umar Bin Hassan wrote in one of his most famous (and notorious) protest songs. ... - Read more