Short documentary about the life of the Kenyan trader Mr. Jackson. Awarded the Golden Calf for Best Short Documentary in 1999.
Directing début is a short documentary about the cheery Kenyan trader Mr. Jackson. On the carrier of his bicycle, he transports a heavy box filled with merchandise. Laden with fruit, salt and matches, the candid Mr. Jackson rides from one village to the next. But the heavy load causes loose spokes and wear to the tyres, thus putting his business and future on the line. Awarded the Golden Calf for Best Short Documentary in 1999.

Credits

Production company
Martijn van Beenen Film & Video
TV company
VPRO TV

Title: Jackson, the Man with the Box
Year: 1999
Duration : 10 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2005

Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Korte Documentaire (1999)
Martijn van Beenen

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