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We Will Become Better

We Will Become Better

Andzej Gavriss

First Russian anti-homophobic awareness campaign, wins 3 pencils at D&AD and 2 Lions and 2 Shortlists at Cannes Lions

MOEDER

MOEDER

Salomon Ligthelm

The film follows a young miner in remote Ukraine, as he navigates relational boundaries in an attempt to put the pieces of a recent trauma together.

Emily

Emily

Marlies van der Wel

An elderly florist looks back at her life. After a lifetime devoted to sowing love with her flowers, will she ever harvest? Online at Short of the Week

The Walking Fish

The Walking Fish

Thessa Meijer

A tragicomic short film about ambition, perfection and self-acceptance. 2020 NL Oscars® submission and online release as Vimeo Staff Pick

Botanica

Botanica

Noël Loozen

A short film about infertility, growing plants and swallowing your pride for the one you love. Online release as Vimeo Staff Pick and Short of the Week

Jonas and the Sea

Jonas and the Sea

Marlies van der Wel

Short film directed, drawn and animated by Marlies van der Wel. International premiere at Berlinale 2016, online launch at Short of the Week spring 2018

Spoetnik

Spoetnik

Noël Loozen

Highly stylised, yet playful and slightly surreal short fiction film. International premiere at the 2016 edition of Berlinale. Online premiere as Vimeo SP

Sabaku

Sabaku

Marlies van der Wel

Marlies van der Wel created a simply delightful animation, boasting with that beautiful energy only Marlies can create and convey.

Stray Sheep

Stray Sheep

Madja Amin

NOWNESS premieres Madja's first short fiction film, the story about Idris and his journey through a new land towards an arranged marriage

Butt X-ray

Butt X-ray

Mr. Boonstra

Mr. Boonstra and Ambassadors made a short film about an X-ray of a toy car in a butt.

Limburgia

Limburgia

Noël Loozen

'Limburgia' discloses a peculiar – perhaps even forgotten - tradition from the province of Limburg: ‘Schutterijen’.

DRAMA

DRAMA

Noël Loozen

A small film about great sorrow screening at all Cineville cinemas spring 2019

Un Creux Dans Mon Coeur

Un Creux Dans Mon Coeur

Mees Peijnenburg

Short film we made with Mees in a small town in the north of France, starring local boys without prior acting experience. Official Dutch Oscar entry

The Hornhunter

The Hornhunter

Noël Loozen

The Hornhunter is a short film about a man who blows his horn in search of love. Exclusive online premiere on NOWNESS.

Marc Jacobs

Marc Jacobs

Sam de Jong

This short film was selected for the Berlinale 2014, won the Norwegian Chair award 2014 and best directing award Ciclope International Craft Festival 2014

Malaguti Phantom

Malaguti Phantom

Sam de Jong

A short film (and Vimeo Staff Pick) that tells a story of identity and loneliness.

Pretzel

Pretzel

Mr. Boonstra

A short film about beer, pretzels, ideas and the internet, nominated for the 2016 Young Director Award in Cannes, featured on Nowness and It's Nice That.

Dazed & Confused

Dazed & Confused

Emma Westenberg

Emma and Sophie Hardeman's second collab is off to an insane start, it being exclusively premiered on the legendary platform of pop & youth culture.

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