BIFF 2021: 20.-28. oktober
Cinema Extraordinaire

Land of Promise

ORIGINAL TITLE:
Land van Aankomst
Nederland/ 2013/ 1 t. 47 min.
LANGUAGE:
Engelsk / Fransk/ Tysk
UNDERTEKSTER:
Engelsk
CAST:
René Mendel, Sara Hoehner
DIRECTOR:
René Roelofs, Paul Scheffer
WRITER:
Paul Scheffer
CINEMATOGRAPHER:
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PRODUCER:
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TEMA:
Europa
How has immigration shaped Europe during the last six decades?

Immigration is the cause of massive societal challenges. Both the newcomers as well as the original inhabitants have to come to terms with the fact that the world as they know it is changing. It almost goes without saying that this is a process that generates considerable conflict, often over stretches of time. In LAND OF PROMISE Dutch filmmakers Paul Scheffer and René Roelofs look beyond the question of guilt in favour of searching for answers to the fundamental question: How can we live together in spite of our differences?

 

René Roelofs, Paul Scheffer

Paul Scheffer (Netherlands, 1954) and René Roelofs (Netherlands)
Roelofs' filmography: GATEKEEPERS (2009), THE SCHOOL ATTENDANCE OFFICER (2008), JOURNEY THROUGH THE VOID: SYDNEY- PERTH (2002), SONS OF SURINAM (2002) LAND OF PROMISE is Scheffers first feature film

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