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Simone de Vries (Amsterdam, 1963) I initially studied photography, but later switched to cinematography at Dutch Film Academy. I now work as a director of documentaries, a researcher, writer and photographer. Currently writing The Dead Lizard, a book about my unexpected friendship with a convicted war criminal; plus a fiction screenplay, a psychological thriller, about two young Dutch veterans. …

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Touch me someplace I can feel (2007)

Award winning film on cartoonist John Callahan. At age 21 John is paralyzed from the waist down in a drunken car accident. His angry outlet becomes drawing, not the most obvious choice because he can hardly use his hands. With a raw style, pen clutched between his hands, he draws himself silly. His spot- on, mostly …

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Robin’s Road Trip (2016)

Documentary about Dutch photographer Robin De Puy on her 10.000 miles motorcyle road trip through the US. She faces all her fears by stepping into the unknown all on her own, as she portrays mostly outsiders: the people she feels connected to. In this intimate portrait she finds out she is actually portraying herself.

Gold, sweat and pearls (2010)

Internationally known jewelry designer Ted Noten is not one to shy away from controversy.  Provocateur deLuxe, his jewelry is not for the faint hearted. And often not wearable, for that matter. Here is the promo in Dutch, don’t worry there is much to see!