News & festivals

Make It Real: The Ones That Got Away

Film Comment chooses Banana Pancakes and the Children of Sticky Rice as one of the great films of 2015 that got no US distribution. "a commitment to complications that unsettle rather than reaffirm. Such lack of condescension or self-congratulation is refreshing, if also hard to market."

The film follows the impact backpackers have on the local community in rural Laos.

http://www.filmcomment.com/blog/make-it-real-the-ones-that-got-away

 

No Land's Song Human Rights Watch: The Power of One

No Land's Song was in good company for this year's Human Right's Watch theme ‘The Power of One’, demonstrating the power of a single individual (for good or for evil) to impact people and events as well as provoke major change.

http://www.debalie.nl/uitgelicht/human-rights-weekend-2016

Banana Pancakes - Indiewire Reality Check

Indiewire "An audience and critics favorite in Rotterdam, where it had its world premiere, Dutch filmmaker Daan Veldhuizen's deceptively appealing encounter with villagers in a small Laotian town as they begin to welcome Western tourists is far more perceptive and sly than it first seems

Chosen as one of seven Great 2015 Documentaries Without US Distribution.

 

 

 

http://www.indiewire.com/article/reality-checks-7-great-2015-documentaries-without-distribution

 

 

 

No Land's Song Short Listed European Film Awards

After the success of Football Under Cover, Ayat Nahafi's latest film No Land's Song      is among 15 documentaries recommended for the EFW.

https://www.europeanfilmacademy.org/News-detail.155.0.html?&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=332&cHash=b7c7e85bfca0fa9f7bc36041d88e9e9a

Banana Pancakes and the Children of Sticky Rice screens at the American Museum of Natural History

Margaret Mead Film Festival screens Daan Veldhuizen's Banana Pancakes and the Children of Sticky Rice. 

http://www.amnh.org/explore/margaret-mead-film-festival/films/banana-pancakes-and-the-children-of-sticky-rice

Banana Pancakes and the Children of Sticky Rice Golden Calf Competition NFF

We are please to announce Banana Pancakes and the Children of Sticky Rice's nomination for the Golden Calf in the Netherlands Film Festival for best feature length documentary.

https://www.filmfestival.nl/publiek/nieuws/nominaties-gouden-kalveren-2015/?utm_source=NFF+Nieuwsbrieven&utm_campaign=160a07215b-Nominaties_Gouden_Kalveren_20159_1_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_93d65cee03-160a07215b-106551869

Banana Pancakes theatric release in the Netherlands

Banana Pancakes and the Children of Sticky Rice  can be seen in the cinema as of the 25th of July. For information please go to https://www.facebook.com/laosdocumentary

No Land's Song New York Times

We are thrill to present the New York Times review of No Land's Song after it's screening at the International FilmCenter theater in New York. http://nytlive.nytimes.com/womenintheworld/2015/06/22/iranian-musician-fights-for-womens-rights-to-perform-in-public/

No Land's Song wins at Dok Leipzig

No Land's song wins  Prize of the Youth Jury at Dok Leipzig 

http://films2014.dok-leipzig.de/en/film.aspx?ID=8624

No Land's Song wins Noor Film Festival

Ayat Najafi's new film No Land's Song wins Best Director at Noor Film Festivalhttp://www.payvand.com/news/14/oct/1140.html

Que Caramba es la Vida German Film Award

Que Caramba has been pre-selected for the German Film Award and will be part of the Lola Screenings at this years Berlinale

Banana Pancakes and the Children of Sticky Rice premiers Rotterdam

Daan Veldhuizen's new film about the impact of backpackers in rural Loas.

https://www.iffr.com/nl/films/banana-pancakes-and-the-children-of-sticky-rice/

Moving Stills - Kadir van Lohuizen screens FIFA

We are excited to announce  FIFA - International Festival of Films on Art's has selected Moving Stills for this years program. http://www.artfifa.com

Que Caramba es la Vida will be at the IDFA

Que Caramba es la Vida will have its next screening at the IDFA

Que Caramba es la Vida at HOTDOCS


Que Caramba es la Vida has its Canadian premier at HOTDOCS.

http://boxoffice.hotdocs.ca/WebSales/pages/info.aspx?evtinfo=22831~446634ba-e848-4237-9b3c-72aceddb5263&

Que Caramba es la Vida has its world premier at SXSW

Que Caramba es la Vida got a great reception at SXSW as part of The Women of SXSW

http://schedule.sxsw.com/2014/events/event_FS15263

Penthouse North at DOC NYC

Doc NYC will screen Johanna St Michael's cautionary tale of using beauty as a ticket to success.  http://www.docnyc.net/films-events/#international

The Tundra Tale at Planet in Focus Toronto

We are happy to have the story of Sami activist struggling to save her native land from encroaching business ventures screening at Planet in Focus. http://planetinfocus.org

I Will Not Lose INPUT Festival Hilversum

We are exited to announce that the IN PUT festival in Hilversum will screen I Will Not Lose as part of new documentaries on sports.

http://weblogs.nos.nl/input/documentaire/einzelkampfer/

 

 

Penthouse North at Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival

October 12 and 14th, Penthouse North will screen at Hot Springs Documentary Festival in Arkansas.

http://hsdff.festivalgenius.com/2014/films/penthousenorth_johannastmichaels_hsdff2014

Penthouse North at Docs Leipzig

We are excited for Johanna St Michaels that her film Penthouse North will have its German premier at Dok Leipzig

http://www.dok-leipzig.de

Slut Phobia screens Bath Film Festival

We are pleased to announce that Slut Phobia will screen November 19 at the Bath Film Festival.

Moving Stills competes at the Netherlands Film Festival

Tinus Kramer's film following photojournalist Kadir van Lohuizen competes for Best Documentary at Utrecht.

http://www.filmfestival.nl/publiek/films/moving-stills-kadir-van-lohuizen

 

Sunny Bergman and Slut Phobia? at Sheffield

Slut Phobia? is causing a stir. At Sheffield Filmmaker Sunny Bergman took part in a provocative panel discussion about Sex on Screen, How Far Can We Go.

http://sheffdocfest.com/events/3870

Moving Still competes in Gdansk

Moving Stills will competes for the Gate of Freedom award at the Gdansk Doc Film Festival

http://gdanskdocfilm.pl/movies

Slut Phobia? screens in Festival Favorites at Docville Leuven

We are proud that Slut Phobia? will be screening in Festival Favorites at Docville in Leuven.

http://www.docville.be/programma/film.asp?film=29537

The Tundra Tale premiers in Locarno's Semaine de la critique

The Tundra Tale a film by Rene Harder had its international premierat Locarno in the Semaine de la critique

A Life Exposed, Robyn Beeche wins at WOW

We are proud to announce that A Life Exposed Robyn Beeche has won two awards at WOW, World of Women Film Festival in Sydney. Best Australian Documentary and Best Editing.

Slut Phobia? premiers at the Netherlands Film Festival

Slut Phobia? had its world premier at the NFF in competition for Best Documentary