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Halal Docs represented with three films at the prestigious IDFA festival

Thomas Vroege

Thomas Vroege is a filmmaker based in Amsterdam. Thomas graduated from Sint Joost Academy of Arts with the short documentary film ‘The Son & The Stranger’, which won a Wildcard Award of The Netherlands Filmfund.

His film ‘So Help Me God’ is a poetic documentary journey through the financial industry and premiered in the Golden Calf competition on the Dutch Film Festival in 2015.

Vroege’s most recent film, entitled ‘9 Days From My Window, is a short documentary about the start of the Syrian uprising in the city of Aleppo. The film was made in collaboration with fellow filmmaker Floor van der Meulen and the Syrian photographer Issa Touma and is currently on display at leading international film festivals.

His upcoming film ‘Theater of The Crowd’ is a Greek tragedy about the course of the Syrian revolution and was awarded with the IDFA Mediafund Documentary Award.

Vroege also works as an editor and director of photography for both filmmakers, leading visual artists and photographers including Hans van der Meer and Barbara Visser.

Since 2012, Vroege is also an advisor for the Dutch Cultural Media Fund. In 2013 he was an advisor for the Dutch Filmfestival for the selection of documentary films. And since 2016 Vroege is a member of the board of the Dutch Directors Guild.

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Halal Docs represented with three films at the prestigious IDFA festival

Halal Docs represented with three films at the prestigious IDFA festival

‘A Stranger Came to Town, ‘Independent Boy’ and ‘Love Letters’ selected for the 2017 edition of the renowned festival

documentary

documentary, film festival