The Silent Child

Usually I’m not that much into short movies. But as VRT broadcasted this one, I got curious. In this 20-minute film we follow Libby, a 4-year-old girl with severe hearing problems, in her world of silence. Her parents seem to be too busy to actually be aware of her feelings. She looks a bit lost…

Amy

This week I finally got to watch Amy, a documentary about the life of Amy Winehouse. It is composed of lots of little home video’s which really give you a good insight in her life. Although I am not a big fan of jazz I was touched deeply by her story. Her talent is incredible…

CitizenFour

Director Laura Poitras made the best documentary I have seen in a long time. Hard to believe what I just saw is really happening in this century.  Laura started receiving anonymous encrypted e-mails from CitizenFour, who appeared to be Edward Snowden. He claims to have evidence of NSA spying on basically every US citizen and many countries…

Oostvaardersplassen – De Nieuwe Wildernis

Adembenemende beelden in de prachtige Nederlandse documentaire De Nieuwe Wildernis deden me korte tijd later de Oostvaardersplassen van dichtbij aanschouwen. Om eerlijk te zijn had ik nog nooit van dit gebied gehoord. De Oostvaardersplassen, die beheerd worden door Staatsbosbeheer, vormen een natuurgebied van zo’n 5600 ha tussen Almere en Lelystad in Flevoland. Het gebied is ontstaan na…