Sailing on the Grass: ‘Like them’ (2018)
Pau Ortiz
Omrop Fryslân
Financial partners
LF Culturele Hoofdstad 2018
VluchtelingenWerk NL
Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds
Hans Bouma
Murk-Jaep van der Schaaf
Noordelijk Film Festival 2018
zaterdag 10 november
Broadcast NPO2
17 & 18 November 2018
15:30u & 13:00u bij Fryslan DOK


The inhabitants of a small, isolated Frisian village are open to social changes and decide to buy a house for a large Syrian refugee family and welcome them in their strong community. The expectations of the villagers and those of the family seem to be conflicting. After one year of trying, the family decides to move away to a bigger city, but the two oldest teenage sons want to stay. Can they make it work? World history takes place at village level.


Stop Filming Us (2020)

“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are” (Anaïs Nin)

In the arms of Morpheus (2019)

An exploration of the fantastic and uncontrollable elements of our existence

Birdland (2020)

A young mother Joy and her daughter Skye live in a trailer park on the outskirts of the city. Joy’s easy-going parenting style will be tested when Skye…

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