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Netherlands 2 – Go Short

What about biking to the Netherlands? In 2016, the Festival casts a glance to the Dutch cinema within the framework of its presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Reizigers in de Nacht

Ena Sendijarevic 

Pays Netherlands
Genre Fiction
2013 @en - 9'46 - Couleur
A woman works in a gas station, alone, at night. People she doesn’t know step into her world and out again, leaving her in her own little bubble. Until one night, a special kind of stranger walks in.

If Mama Ain’t Happy, Nobody’s Happy

Mea De Jong

Pays Netherlands
Genre Documentary
2014 - 24' - Couleur
“If you want to make a film about independent women, shouldn’t you make a film about our family?” And so mother and daughter embark on a journey together to make a portrait about the four generations who all managed without a man. A mysterious family tradition slowly emerges.

Things You’d Better Not Mix Up

Joost Lieuwma 

Pays Netherlands
Genre Animation
2010 @en - 2' - Couleur
A series of things you'd better not mix up.

Sunset From a Rooftop

Marinus Groothof 

Pays Netherlands
Genre Fiction
2009 @en - 10' - Couleur
Sunset from a Rooftop takes place in Belgrade. While the city is being hit by NATO bombings, Ivana is preparing herself for a night out while telling her boyfriend the news of her pregnancy.


Joost Van Ginkel 

Pays Netherlands
Genre Fiction
2008 @en - 22' - Couleur
Luuk is a truck driver who seems to be a goodhearted father for his eight-year-old daughter Isabel, who lives with her mother. Whenever Luuk has the chance he takes Isabel to the sea or for a ride in his truck, which only carries sand. On one of those occasions Luuk discovers the horrific reason why Isabel is so quiet that day.

Tape Generations

Johan Rijpma

Pays Netherlands
Genre Fiction
2011 @en - 3' - Couleur
Large groups of tape rolls go through a long process of development and degeneration. The extremely slow paced life of these objects is being revealed within an isolated space where everything starts from a symmetric composition. From this orderly state deviations and differences in behaviour slowly become visible through the force of gravity. Resulting in unpredictable shapes and movements that somehow feel familiar.


Jeroen Annokkée

Pays Netherlands
Genre Fiction
- 7'35'' -
Bert's scantily dressed neighbour, Klaasje, comes by to borrow a cup of sugar. When she lets the cup slip from her hands, they both try to catch it. Their heads bang together and Klaasje falls downstairs.