Usitamani (2024)
Usitamani (2024)
Festus Tol
Janneke Doolaard
Sylvia Baan
Harmen Jalvingh


In European museums, tens of thousands African objects were unlawfully taken from their countries of origin. In a quest to decolonise African art, we meet a restitution activist who, driven by the mission to liberate this continental heritage of his African ancestors, prepares himself for a new action.
What is the cultural context of the term “stealing”?

This film is part of ‘The Ten Commandments’, a series of ten films in co-production with the EO.


The System

Decades of activism, conferences, warnings, demonstrations and countless promises by politicians and businessmen seem to have little effect on the growing climate problems that now threaten the very…

Oh My Night (2022)

Short pop musical about a kaleidoscopic journey through the night. Inspired by the closure of nightlife as a result of Covid lockdowns.

My Maysoon (2023)

A story about the hope, doubt and silence of a Syrian family in the Netherlands, who lost their youngest daughter in the Mediterranean Sea in 2014.


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