Three projects supported by the Netherlands Film Fund + IDFA Bertha Fund Co-production Scheme
This week it was announced that three projects are supported by the NFF + IBF Co-Production Scheme by € 50,000 each: The Golden Thread by Nishtha Jain, Pandora’s box by Zhao Liang and Roma by Olga Zhurba.
The Golden Thread, documentary
Director: Nishtha Jain
Script: Nishtha Jain
Producer: Raintree Films (IN), coproducers: Zeppers Film & TV (NL), Mantaray Film (SE)
Logline: Outside Calcutta, jute mills crank on, virtually unchanged since the industrial revolution. Hoe does the work powered by steam and sweat, its sensory experience thereof, dance with the labour of filmmaking?
Pandora's Box, documentary
Director/script: Zhao Liang
Producers: Image Production (CN) en Les Films d’Ici (FR). Co-producers: Muyi Film (NL) en CNEX (CN). In co-production with ARTE FRANCE.
Logline: The film portrays the perilous situation in which the world has ended up on the basis of humanity’s choice for nuclear energy, and reflects on modern evil, the insane illusions of our time.
Director/script: Olya Zhurba
Producer: Moon Man LLC (UA), coproducers: Tangerine Tree (NL), Final Cut For Real (DK)
Logline: The turbulent youth of a street boy Roma on his way from a 13-year old hero of the Maidan Revolution to an 18-year-old adult trying to survive in a small criminal provincial town.
Click here to read more about the minority co-production scheme NFF+IBF
Still: The Golden Thread