Anne & Jean-Paul, our world, is a poetic portrayal of the independent life of the filmmaker’s sister Anne (Down’s Syndrome) and her partner Jean-Paul (Fragile X Syndrome). It depicts, with a touch of humor, their unique intimacy, their happiness and difficulties, their special reasoning in solving everyday dilemmas and the support without which this unique venture could not be.
Deaf Child is a coming of age film be Alex de Ronde in which he portrays the life of his son, a young man who happens to be deaf. The film follows Tobias from the cradle to the present day through archive material and other personal footage.
A Syrian father flees to the Netherlands, to save his young daughter who is seriously ill. The long wait during the asylum procedure delays the daughters’ hope for recovery and this makes him desperately doubt his decision to flee Syria. The director offers an intimate portrait of a family that has to deal with the reality of the search for a new future in a strange country. They are not being challenged by the war anymore, but other challenges are lying ahead of them.
Curiosity brought Thomas Erdbrink (38) to Iran years ago, and now he’s married to an award-winning Iranian photographer and lives there as one of the last Western journalists in a country always at odds with the rest of the world.
Piet Hein Eek is regarded as one of the most important designers of applied art in the Netherlands. He is best known to a mass audience for his furniture made of scrapwood and started a company that grew explosively. He opened his own factory shop and gallery in Eindhoven. From that moment on curious audiences flooded in from all over the world. This year he also designed the sustainable collection JASSA for IKEA. ‘Piet Hein Eek’ provides an intimate and occasionally revealing glimpse behind the scenes of the designer and entrepreneur Piet Hein Eek.’
PILOT MASK is a documentary about the emotional rollercoaster where seriously ill children end up in a hospital for a long time. The documentary shows the perspective of the children and how to keep up with it.
Puck, a multiply disabled girl, was born into a normal Dutch family. How do her parents cope with her mental and physical handicaps and the situation as such? How do her brothers get along with their sister? And how does her family deal with Puck leaving home at 17, as she has the intellect of an 18 months' old baby.
Puck's father has filmed the family for over 20 years from Pucks birth until now. Because Puck cannot speak, the rest of the family interviews each other by which a very intimate film is created; you can't get any closer.
Financial scandals, pawing clients, working through nights and office drinks that get completely out of hand. In this brand new drama series Towers of Power we follow the young ambitious lawyer, Sabia that faces an unknown power game in this status-sensitive world. Written by Philip Delmaar (Penoza and Amsterdam Law).