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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


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
IDFA 2018: Trapped in the City

23-11-2018  IDFA 2018: Trapped in the City

David Verbeek's short documentary Trapped in The City of a Thousand Mountains, recipient of Netherlands Film Fund postproduction support, explores China's surveillance culture through the prism of the smouldering rap scene in the city of Chongqing in the southwest of the country.... - Read more
IDFA 2018: Bellingcat

22-11-2018  IDFA 2018: Bellingcat

Hans Pool first became aware of Bellingcat (the website for investigative journalism) after reading an article about a Dutch member of the team.... - Read more
IDFA 2018: O amor é único

21-11-2018  IDFA 2018: O amor é único

Geoffrey Macnab talks to emerging talent Marina Meijer whose O amor é único is selected for IDFA Dutch Documentary Competition.... - Read more
IDFA 2018: But Now is Perfect

20-11-2018  IDFA 2018: But Now is Perfect

Carin Goeijers' But Now is Perfect , a mid-length film about the European migration crisis selected for IDFA Dutch and Midlength Competitions, is a superbly crafted tale of tragedy heaped on tragedy. The director talks to Nick Cunningham. ... - Read more
IDFA 2018: You are my Friend

19-11-2018  IDFA 2018: You are my Friend

You Are My Friend is a follow-up to Miss Kiet's Children , the wellreceived documentary that husband and wife team Petra and Peter Lataster made two years ago about a Dutch primary school teacher in charge of a class of immigrant children.... - Read more
IDFA 2018: Sheep Hero

18-11-2018  IDFA 2018: Sheep Hero

In Ton van Zantvoort's Sheep Hero a traditional shepherd tries to survive within a neo-liberal, highly automated farming industry, writes Nick Cunningham.... - Read more
IDFA 2018: My Soul Drifts

17-11-2018  IDFA 2018: My Soul Drifts

Sometimes, when life becomes overwhelming and stressful, a bit of Zen is what is needed to restore the proper balance. That is what director Heinrich Dahms has always felt.... - Read more
IDFA 2018: IDFA Competition for Kids & Docs

17-11-2018  IDFA 2018: IDFA Competition for Kids & Docs

IDFA Kids & Docs Head of Education Meike Statema gives an overview of the four Dutch docs in this year's competition.... - Read more