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Catherine van Campen, Ottilie Maters
Short documentary - 2018 - 49 min.
In the United States, Amber Vineyard got to know herself on the dancefloors of ballroom houses, where the LGBTQ+ community is wholly embraced. Within the walls of the ballroom, they are safe to dress, express and behave themselves as they like. This way, the ballroom scene acts as a decisive liberating factor for many young people who feel marginalised elsewhere. Once arrived in Rotterdam, Vineyard missed these localities. This documentary portrait follows her, while she establishes her own house and inspires a new generation as a matriarch of ballroom.
Catherine van Campen
Director of Photography
Albert Markus jr.
Sound on Set
Rob van de Schootbrugge
Lenno & de maanvis
Sympathise with Lenno (10), a hyperactive boy who does not understand why people are often angry with him. He finds solace in his angelfish, an animal that is said to be aggressive, but Lenno does not think so. Winner IDFA Award for Best Children’s Documentary.
Aan de andere kant
In this documentary, inhabitants of Bakel in Noord-Brabant and Bakel in Senegal turn out to have more in common than just the name of their residence. Is there a parallel universe, after all?
Vogue dancer Elvin Elejandro performs at a Voodoo Carnival Ball, an important dance contest where he has to prove himself to be accepted by the ballroom community.
The Atomic Soldiers
Poignant documentary in which the few remaining eyewitnesses talk about the American nuclear test of the 1950s. After decades of confidentiality, they tell their story for the first time.
We think we know what ethnic profiling is, but what does it feel like? Dutch citizens report on at times bizarre and disconcerting experiences with police checks, where their skin colour routinely makes them suspicious.
Teledoc Campus - Dit is je laatste kans
Documentary about unorthodox social worker Michell Requena, whose shelter is the last chance for youngsters in residential placement to break through their destructive behavioural patterns.