The Strike on Life and Death
‘Staken op leven en dood’ reconstrueert de gebeurtenissen rond de April-meistakingen via een twintigtal verhalen die zich door heel Nederland hebben afgespeeld. Het zijn ontroerende en meespelende getuigenissen die de onwaarschijnlijke moed laten zien van honderdduizenden Nederlanders.
Documentary series in 5 episodes. Wensly Francisco meets different curaçao inhabitants every episode, during a year of opportunity and bad luck. Thus we see the rough side of Curacao that we hardly ever see. Wensly discovers the resilience of the island inhabitants. Every episode has a different theme, but they all start at the beginning of the first Covid-19 lockdown.
Camera and direction: Kees Schaap
The do-it-yourself Dictatorship
Fidan Ekiz and Kees Schaap explore the question why people with dissenting opinions and deviant behavior are publicly condemned to exclusion. Is this of all times? Is there really a cancel culture, or is social media the culprit that polarizes our world?
Insurgents, season 3
Once more, Sophie Hilbrand uncovers the weak spots of local democracies as she reveals the stories of insurgents. To be aired in May 2021.
When are you coming back, Kees?
Co-director. A Dutch filmmaker feels guilty about false hope he gave 31 years ago to a Palestinian family he filmed for his first film. After an unexpected voicemail he decides to go back to the West Bank, together with his son who also wants to make movies.
The fight for Istanbul
Director. Documentary film in which Fidan Ekiz follows the lives of traditional and secular inhabitants of Istanbul, during the exiting election year 2019.
Insurgents is a four episode documentary series wherein Sophie Hilbrand investigates, in different neighborhoods, why normal civilians rise against there local, unfair, government.
Insurgents, season 2
Sophie Hilbrand onderzoekt waarom burgers in opstand komen tegen lokaal bestuur. Dit seizoen in Almelo, Moordrecht, Bloemendaal, Enschede, Ermelo en Zaanstad.