The doom of the SS van Imhoff deals with a horrible shipping disaster and a mysterious cover-up.
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.
In the 2Doc: The fight for Istanbul, Fidan Ekiz follows ordinary citizens of the traditional neighborhood Uskudar and the modern neighborhood Kadikoy for a year. She sees how their lives are changing in the fight for the upcoming elections. Co-production with BNNVARA and VRT.
Sophie Hilbrand onderzoekt waarom burgers in opstand komen tegen lokaal bestuur. Dit seizoen in Almelo, Moordrecht, Bloemendaal, Enschede, Ermelo en Zaanstad.
Insurgents is a documentary series wherein Sophie Hilbrand investigates, in different neighborhoods, why normal civilians rise against there local, unfair, government. Episodes in Bergen, Loosdrecht, Veere and Duidorp (The Hague). BNNVARA 2019
Four elderly Palestinians look back at their life, after they were forced to leave their homes during the Israeli war of independence in 1948. They ended up in The Netherlands where few people were interested in their story. Now, at old age, they have to accept the fact that their struggle has not led to recognition.
In order to counter the negative feelings in dutch society, a group of volunteers from a mosque decide to bridge the gap.
A documentary about setbacks and hope.
“Op de Barricade” is een prettig en invoelend documentaireprogramma waarin Fidan Ekiz buurtbewoners in Nederland helpt met hun strijd tegen groot en klein onrecht.
The Doom of the Van Imhoff is a three episode documentary series about a horrifying maritime disaster in 1942 that became one of the biggest cover-ups in Dutch history.
Documentary series in 6 episodes, following Fidan Ekiz on her search for journalists that face great personal risks while working in countries where freedom of press is under pressure.
Once more, Sophie Hilbrand uncovers the weak spots of local democracies as she reveals the stories of insurgents. To be aired in May 2021.
Dutch former minister Jan Pronk looks back on the decades in which he became friends with the African leaders in the past and present. Why have those idealists become autocrats or dictators over time?