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Two documentaries supported by the Netherlands Film Fund and IDFA Bertha Fund Co-Production Scheme

Minority co-productions in the documentary category that have received a contribution from the IDFA Bertha Fund for development or production are eligible for a realization contribution from the scheme. Apart from the quality of the content of the script, the artistic value, original character and urgency of the project, we will look at the creative and technical spending in the Netherlands.


Director & Script: Vladlena Sandu
Producer: Mimesis Film (RU)
Co-producers: Revolver Amsterdam (NL), Mimesis (RU), Haut Les Mains Production (FR), BZ (XK)
Logline: Vladlena Sandu, a survivor of the war in Chechnya between 1994 and 1998, studies her memories in order to transcend and transform them through film.
Granted support: € 50.000,-

Welded Together

Director & Script: Anastasiya Miroshnichenko
Producer: An I Da Films (BY)
Co-producers: Witfilm B.V.(NL), Stenola Productions (BE), Little Big Story (FR)
Logline: Katya is a young woman and a professional welder. Abandoned as a little girl, she embarks on a personal journey to reunite with her lost family, weld it together, like she welds metal at work. Yet what she discovers down that road is about to make her relive the early childhood trauma.
Granted support: € 50.000,-

Find more information about the minority co-production scheme NFF + IBF by clicking on the subsidy below.

Image: Welded Together