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In a society where ambition and agitation have become the standard, reverend Ad van Nieuwpoort offers an alternative. Looking for the simple beauty of life in old Bible texts.

In his church in Bloemendaal, reverend Ad van Nieuwpoort responds to a society he thinks has gone off the rails. He provides an alternative for an agitated life style, negative self-image and suffocating ambitions. In this documentary, we see and hear the reverend, but also some churchgoers. Including a top manager who almost died during a marathon, but refused to give up because he did not want to be a loser. They show who they are and where they come from, thereby holding up a mirror to other people.


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Title: Hier ben ik
Year: 2017
Duration : 1 hour, 30 minutes
Category: Long Documentary
Edition: NFF 2017


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