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Short documentary - 2018 - 54 min.
A decade ago, the 42-year-old Matthijs became a gabber. Following a childhood of being bullied and lonely, he found true friendship and warmth in this rather rough looking dance scene, while raving, swallowing and hakking. Nonetheless, this documentary shows Matthijs is still bogged down in a swamp of disappointments. His relationship with his friend René is not really going well and in the daytime Matthijs prefers to stay in the attic, playing with his model trains. But even here, his big dream keeps haunting him: he would really like to become a pianist.
Tim Bary Films
Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht
Director of Photography
Sound on Set
Johan van der Voet
Kunst & Cultuur
The children’s helpline is called every day by kids looking for a sympathetic ear. In this youth documentary, which won the special jury award at IDFA, every theme is addressed.
Do I Fit?
Ego documentary in which the maker investigates the world of Insta-fitgirls. She not only puts the girls under the microscope, but also bares her own insecurities.
Ik geloof niet meer
Animated documentary in which Bushra explains how she realised at fifteen she no longer believed in Islam.
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.