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Three Dutch minority co-productions backed by the Netherlands Film Fund

In the final round of 2020 three Dutch minority co-productions, all feature films, will receive support through our selective funding scheme.

The Fund supports co-productions with a strong artistic view, an international festival and distribution appeal and a substantial creative and technical contribution from the Netherlands.

The projects are:

Queens (speelfilm)

Director: Yasmine Benkiran
Script: Yasmine Benkiran
Producer: Petit Film (FR)
Co-producer: Mont Fleuri Productions (MA), Need Productions (BE), KeyFilm (NL)
Logline: Casablanca, Morocco. A trio of women with the police on their tail embarks on a long escape that takes them across the rugged red terrain and flower-filled valleys of the Atlas to finally reach the Atlantic coast.
Granted contribution: € 100.000,-

Rift in the Ice (speelfilm)

Director: Maja Miloš
Script: Maja Miloš
Producer: Film House Bas Celik (RS)
Co-producer: Staragara/Vertigo (SI), Propeler Film (KR), Mandra Films (FR), Volya Films (NL)
Logline: Rift in the Ice is a contemporary fairytale that explores women's integrity in our harsh reality.
Granted contribution: € 130.000,-

Young Tesla and the Idea Poachers (speelfilm)

Director: Petar Orešković
Script: Vanja Obad en Petar Orešković
Producer: Jaako Dobra produkcija (HR)
Co-producer: Gargantua Films (RS), Revolver Amsterdam (NL)
Logline: Despite his father's ban, young Nikola Tesla runs from home to see famous professor Wentrcek's electricityshow. There he realises that the professor, with the help of mysterious Idea Poachers, has stolen his Idea and created a dreadful electrical machine capable of producing a powerful death ray.
Granted contribution: € 100.000,-

Image: Young Tesla and the Idea Poachers by Petar Orešković (made by Valentina Popržan)