Fund supported (co-)productions at Cannes 2023
Steve McQueen's documentary Occupied City, produced by Family Affair Films in co-production with Lammas Park (UK) and the VPRO, has been selected for Cannes' Special Screenings. Based on the book Atlas van een Bezette Stad, Amsterdam 1940-1945 by Bianca Stigter, Occupied City was supported by the Netherlands Film Fund and the Netherlands Film Production Incentive.
Five minority Dutch co-productions also got selected for the festival. Feature film Lost in the Night by Mexican director Amat Escalante from Dutch co-producer Lemming Film has been selected for the Cannes Première.
One of the projects selected for the first round of international film production fund New Dawn is Augure by Baloji (New Amsterdam Film and Wallonian Wrong Men North). The film, in which four people are accused of witchcraft, will have its world premiere in Un Certain Regard.
Youth by Wang Bing, a minority co-production with Dutch producer Volya Films, has been selected for the Cannes Compétition. Amanda Nell Eu's feature film Tiger Stripes (Dutch co-producer PRPL) has been selected for the Semaine de La Critique, which runs parallel to the Cannes Film Festival. Both films received production grants from the NFF+HBF collaboration in 2019 and 2021, respectively.
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