In many cases, when boys grow up, they want to grow up being a manly masculine man, even though this might not be the type of man that deep down they really are. Wingman tells a warm, short story which conveys that accepting your (friends’) homosexual and feminine sides shouldn’t be that difficult.
Raja is a socially-rooted police procedural, a race-against-time thriller, as well as a portrait of Nepal, a complex society on the edge of a new future.
When the mother of the Morrocan-Dutch Tofik (38) is laying on her death bed in Morocco, he and his partner Ge (45) fly over to be with her. Their relationship is put under strain because Tofik becomes unavailable for Ge and Ge feels excluded. Tofik’s mother causes an unexpected change of events.
Zoë (12) is her dads best friend. When, on a whim, he decides to give up his job as a banker to become a professional actor, her parents get into a big fight. Zoë is the only one who believes in her father and tries to help him in any way she can.
Abkhazian artist Sipa Labakhua travels around his small, unknown native land, provoking audiences with his autobiographical one-man marionette show. Thus he collects the personal stories of Abkazian nationalists, Russian hippies, Syrian repatriates and Orthodox believers. A road movie that sheds new light on a highly topical question in a world that is on fire: What is a country?
Bo (12) is a kickboxing talent and wants to be the new Dutch champion. The divorce of her parents disturbs her plans. As Bo moves with her mother and brother to a suburb she discovers new things in herself and in life.
Festival Selection: Netherlands Film Festival, Utrecht 2018 (premiere), Cinekid Festival, Amsterdam 2018, BUFF International Children’s and Young People’s Film Festival, Malmö (Sweden) 2019, Kristiansand International Children’s Film Festival (Norway) 2019, J.E.F. Festival (Belgium) 2019, Stockholm Film Festival Junior 2019, Eurocine: Festival de cine Europe en Colombia 2019, Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival 2019,
Awards: In 2015 'Eurimages Co-production Development Award', Cinekid Leeuw voor Beste Nederlandse Familiefilm (Publieksprijs) & Beste Nederlandse Familiefilm (Juryprijs), BUFF International Children's and Young People's Film Award: The City of Malmö Children's Film Award en de European Children's Film Association Award, JEF Festival Beste Lange Speelfilm (Kinderjury) en Beste Lange Speelfilm (Publieksprijs).
At the funeral of their forty-year old son, two divorced sixty-year olds meet again after many years. In the following months their old love resurfaces and they decide to life together again. The consequences of this impossible love are often radical and absurd for the entire family.
Festival Selection: Premiered November 2, 2017 Parool Film Festival, Amsterdam, FFO Film Festival Ostend, Belgium, Netherlands Film Festival 2018, Utrecht
Awards: Netherlands Film Festival 'Best Supporting Actor' for Aus Greidanus Sr.