The story of Sister Benedetta Carlini, a 15th century nun who was hailed as a visionary but later accused of fabricated miracles, homosexuality and other charges, and imprisoned for 35 years.
Directed by: Paul Verhoeven
During spring holiday, teenagers from the Groningen village of Musselkanaal earn an extra euro cutting asparagus. At recess, couple in the making Alko and Marie make a bet: the one who can stick an asparagus in his or her throat the deepest wins. Alko is the clear loser and will have to give Marie what she wants: a kiss. A steamy spring romance finally seems to flare up, but it turns out his best friend Björn ...
Directed by: Joren Molter
Stupid Young Heart is a story about the first love of lightly built, carefree Lenni and gorgeous and popular Kiira. Not yet even properly in a relationship, they discover that they are expecting a baby, and decide to keep it – partly as a statement to their families who have lost touch with what goes on in the teenagers’ lives. Lenni then has nine months to become a man. Having grown up without a ...
Directed by: Selma Vilhunen
The Turkish-Dutch Bora (17) spends every summer with his summer brothers, but when the final day of summer arrives, he finds out Turkey will never be his home.
Directed by: Mustafa Duygulu
15 year old Eryk lives with his mother, grandmother and great-grandmother in a small village in Poland. He has a too intimate relation with his manipulative and dominant mother. Eryk is in love with his 13 year old neighbor Klaudia, but he doesn't know the difference between love and abuse.
Directed by: Rosanne Pel
Set in Argentina during the mid-1970s, Benjamín Naishtat’s hypnotic drama follows a successful lawyer whose picture-perfect life begins to unravel when a private detective comes to his seemingly quiet small town and starts asking questions.
Directed by: Benjamín Naishtat
In the year of 754 AD, during a time of epic battles and bloodshed, the legend of the pagan warrior king, REDBAD, is born, but so is a new weapon against his people: Christianity. Redbad must ultimately unite a Viking army powerful enough to defeat the seemingly invincible Franks.
Directed by: Roel Reiné
During a scorching summer in a Belgian-Dutch border village, eight teenagers play games of discovery to break the listless monotony. They challenge each other and themselves and pretty soon, their sexual curiosity starts to blur the lines between right and wrong. As innocence is crushed in depraved games and sexual exploitation, the teenagers soon turn into ruthless predators.
Directed by: Rene Eller
Coco has no idea what to do with her life until she discovers her mother is terminally ill. She wholeheartedly embraces this new purpose in life and moves in with her mother to take care of her, ignoring their distant relationship, as well as her mother's desire to die alone.
Directed by: Saskia Diesing
Instead of making the planned trip to India, the 27 year old Fem becomes a backpacker in her hometown; Amsterdam. Fem does not dare to tell her boyfriend the truth and she gets tangled up in a crazy lie.
Directed by: Mirjam de With
More Human Than Human explores what it means to live in the age of intelligent machines. During this quest, the filmmaker finds out how much of his creativity and human values are at stake as he builds his own robot to replace himself as a filmmaker.
In the occupied Netherlands during World War II, banker Walraven van Hall (Barry Atsma) is asked to use his financial contacts to help the Dutch resistance. He doesn’t have to think about it for long. With his brother Gijs van Hall (Jacob Derwig), he comes up with a risky plan to take out huge loans and use the money to finance the resistance. When this proves not enough, the brothers set about ...
Directed by: Joram Lürsen
The chance meeting of two people at the darkest moments of their lives leads to a bright new beginning : Arthur (around 50) and Claire (around 30) pull each other from the abyss – by trying to save the other they see the worth of their own life.
Directed by: Miguel Alexandre
Five years after his successful debut, writer Lucas, has hit a dead end. In a desperate attempt to breathe new life into his second book – a pretentious World War II novel – he travels to Berlin, where he unexpectedly runs into his old travel love, Lena. When circumstances bring the two of them together, an extraordinary night ensues in which they roam the streets of Berlin with each other. They discuss their expectations ...
Directed by: Nicole van Kilsdonk
Ceres is a poetic yet realistic documentary that follows four children as they experience the natural cycle of life on a farm. Each child lives on a remote farm in the southwest of the Netherlands and is learning the profession of their ancestors from a young age. They each dream that one day they will take over the farms of their father or grandfather.
Directed by: Janet van den Brand
As the whole country is preparing for the World Cup, all characters are confronted with the Dutch ‘Orange Fever’, which seems to either bring them closer together, or drift them apart.
Directed by: Pim van Hoeve