|23.02. / Tuesday, 19:00 - 21:00 Theatre 3|
Three paedophiles give an insight into their minds and thoughts. The sexual feelings of Kasper (24, student), Hugo (35, writer) and Ben (44, financial consultant) are in sharp contrast with their rational moral. How do they cope with this conflict? How do you learn to live with a sexual orientation that is being considered morbid? And how do these high-educated paedophiles deal with the heterosexual culture they live in? Among Us is a short documentary of three self-conscious paedophiles giving a merciless insight into their experiences.
Guido Hendrikx, born in 1987, studied Liberal Arts & Sciences at Utrecht University and Documentary Directing at the Netherlands Film Academy. His debut documentary Day is Done* premiered at IDFA 2010. His short documentary Escort premiered at 2014 Visions du Réel and won multiple awards. Among Us is his graduation documentary.
Ella van der Woude
Jonne Roos, ZInzy Nimako, Erik Glijnis
Netherlands Film Academy
Festivals & Awards:
Uppsala International Short Film Festival 2015 – The Uppsala Award in Memory of Ingmar Bergman; Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen 2015 – Go Short Vevam Award for Best Dutch Film, Format Court Award; Kaohsiung Film Festival 2015 – International Short Film Competition Kaohsiung Award; Filmer A Tout Prix Festival 2015 – Jury Prize for International Short; International Short Film Week Regensburg 2015 – Special Mention of the Youth Jury; Montreal International Documentary Festival 2015 – Best International Short Film; International Short Film Festival Ciudad de Soria 2015 – Best Short Documentary; Signes de Nuit International Festival 2015 – The Night Award; International Film Festival Rotterdam 2015; Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival 2015; True/False Film Fest 2015; Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival 2015; IndieLisboa 2015; Sarajevo Film Festival 2015; Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival 2015; Vilnius International Short Film Festival 2015; Festival dei Popoli – International Documentary Film Festival 2015; Poitiers Film Festival 2015; Punto de Vista International Documentary Film Festival 2015
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