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Great plan: eleven fountains by renowned international artists will decorate the eleven Frisian towns, in the year when Leeuwarden is European Capital of Culture 2018. But... is this something the Frisians are eagerly waiting for?
Documentary follows the construction of eleven fountains in eleven Frisian towns, as part of European Capital of Culture 2018 Leeuwarden. Artists from all parts of the globe have to familiarise themselves with a province they do not know; the organisers have to create a support base among the critical Frisian population. The film exposes the dilemmas involved in art in the public space and presents a humorous picture of the tension field between artist and audience. Cabaret performer Jan Jaap van der Wal sharply on events.


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Title: 11 Friese fonteinen
Year: 2018
Duration : 1 hour, 25 minutes
Category: Long Documentary
Edition: NFF 2018

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