Hotel Martha Washington - Vrouwenverhalen uit New York

Netty Rosenfeld Short documentary - 1996 - 57 min.

Gouden Kalf-nominatie

Beste Korte Documentaire Netty Rosenfeld

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Documentary about a hotel where only women are welcome. The Martha Washington Hotel, in Midtown Manhattan, was founded at the turn of the century as a respectable lodging house for women travelling alone. In recent decades the hotel has however turned into refuge for women afraid of living alone and unprotected in this Metropolis. Half of the 450 rooms are permanently occupied, some for more than ten years by the same woman. The hotel offers the safety they need. Documentarymaker Netty Rosenfeld talks to some of the permanent guests.

Credits

Director(s) Netty Rosenfeld
Producer(s) Nellie Kamer
Production Company VPRO TV
Director of Photography
Editing
Dolf Fresen
Mixage
Jack Bol
Sound on Set
TV Company
Production Country
Netherlands