Corpus Humani

Corpus Humani

500 years after his death, Andreas Vesalius’s Spirit descends back on Earth. The Spirit doesn’t understand why he was brought to live again: to find the answers he plunges in the wondrous world of contemporary and innovative artists, who are inspired by Vesalius' own...

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Broken

Broken

What impact does it have on your adult life, when one of your parents disappears from your life after a divorce, by fault of the other parent or as a result of a decision you made as a child?CreditsDirector & scenario Nan Rosens Concept by Femke Hoogendoorn, Frénk...

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Caribbean Enigma

Caribbean Enigma

Nina Jurna brings the audience along on her own journey and her curiosity to the Caribbean, an area formed by (whether or not forced) ‘migration’,  to discover how an own identity and national awareness grows and what the impact of that is on the outside...

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God Shines through Absence

God Shines through Absence

A search for how and why director Erik Fransman feels like a Jew as an atheist, without god or religion to hold on to. Together with his family who, just like him, are Jewish without god, he looks for answers.CreditsScenario & director Erik Fransman Camera Robert...

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Rijkmuseum & Slavery

Rijkmuseum & Slavery

For the first time in its 220 years of existence, the Rijksmuseum comes with an exhibition about slavery. We follow the team of curators in the commencement of this revolutionary exhibition about a sensitive subject that is currently under a magnifying glass....

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The Photograph

The Photograph

The black sailor Juan de Jesus, grandfather of director Sherman De Jesus had a portrait made by the now famous African-American photographer James VanderZee in Harlem, where a “Black Mecca” flourished in 1917. A hundred years later, the director in modern day Harlem...

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The Whole Wide World

The Whole Wide World

Hamza, Melika and Mina came to the Netherlands as refugees when they were young children. They work or study and make plans for their future. As they find their way through life they feel indebted to their parents who sacrificed their lives for them, struggle to adapt...

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The Myth of Armando

The Myth of Armando

What happens in your childhood defines your life, according to artist Armando. His childhood was defined by one crucial incident; a boy kills a German soldier in the woods during the Second World War. The story recurs in Armando’s work in many forms: an ill-fated...

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Watch Me

Watch Me

Going to a concert, dancing on technopop, hanging out on the beach, riding horses. But also: is there a place in my life for a relationship, how do people look at me, what is normal? Everyday business, including for Jessica, Mathias, Dominique, Nadine, Quan, Sam and...

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George Maduro – An ‘ordinary’ hero

George Maduro – An ‘ordinary’ hero

When he is ten years old, George Maduro travels from his native Curaçao to study in the Netherlands. Right before the start of the Second World War, he—a Jewish young man—enlists in the Dutch Army. Maduro gets his fame from freeing landmark Villa Dorrepaal in The...

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