BASALT FILM
PRODUCES SOCIALLY RELEVANT DOCUMENTARIES OF HIGH ARTISTIC QUALITY FOR NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CINEMA AND TELEVISION.




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Golden Calf for Carrousel!
Marina Meijer wins a Golden Calf for best short documentary at NFF 2020!

 
With her film Carrousel Marina Meijer wins the Golden Calf for ‘best short documentary’ at the fortieth edition of the Dutch Film Festival! The film was well received by the jury who described it as ‘impossible not to get touched’. Marina dedicated her award to the main characters of the film: Nabil, Tayfun, Delgano and the other members of De Nieuwe Kans. Click here for the full jury rapport.

A beautiful second place was taken by Hester Overmars and her film Artemis: The Neverending Quartet.

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Farewell Paradise at the cinema!
From October 29th Farewell Paradise will be running in the movie theatres and cinemas all over the country.

 
After a successful pre-premiere at EYE Amsterdam, Farewell Paradise: Memories of a broken family will be screened at the movie theatres and cinemas through all of the Netherlands from October 29th, 2020. The fascinating family story captured by director Sonja Wyss was well received by the press. Wondering where and how to watch the film? Ask your local cinema!

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Life is Dream in premiere at NFF
: Life is Dream by Vanesa Abajo Pérez premiered at Dutch Film Festival 2020.

 
September 26th, 2020 our documentary Life is Dream by Vanesa Abajo Pérez premiered at the fortieth edition of the Dutch Film Festival in Utrecht. The film was selected for best feature length documentary in the Golden Calf Competition. Life is Dream premiered at the Rembrandt Theatre and was followed by a very interesting Q&A with Vanesa and the audience. In times where physical events are rare, we are very happy to look back at a successful and intimate world première.

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