WILD BOAR selected for Karlovy Vary
Dutch short documentary Wild Boar by Willem Baptist (I’m Never Afraid!) is selected for the international documentary competition at the 49th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. Karlovy Vary will take place 4 - 12 July in Czech Republic.
The film was aslo seleceted in competition for the AFI DOCS Film Festival in the US in June. Wild Boar had its international premier at the Nyon International
Documentary Film Festival - Visions du Réel (Swiss), where the film
received a Special Mention and also screened at HotDocs in Toronto (Canada). Last year, Wild Boar received a nomination for a Golden Calf for Best Short Documentary at the Netherlands Film Festival.
Wild Boar is produced by Zuidenwind Filmproductions in coproduction with NTR. International sales by NPO Sales. Willem Baptist's quirky youth documentary I’M NEVER AFRAID! (2010, VPRO) screened at 80+ film festivals worldwide and won 6 international awards.
Wild Boar is a poetic, and visually arresting documentary about the curious relationship between man and the rise of the wild boar. The film tells a story about confusion, despair and opportunity amidst the invasion of unruly creatures that won’t abide by manmade rules and laws.
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For more information:
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival: www.kviff.com
AFI DOCS: www.afi.com/afidocs
Ph. +31 (0)76-5140871
For the trailer of the film and more information: www.wildboar-film.com
Sales: NPO Sales
Ph: +31 35 677 3760