Reviews & Awards

When elephants dance, the grass gets beaten
Bunsan en Moon

Best documentary Rural Route Film Festival Brooklyn, August 2014

Osiris FAO award, AGROFILM, Slovakia, October 2014 


Silent Snow feature length
Barcelona awards

Grand Prix Cine Eco Film Festival Seia, Portugal 2012. Best Nature and Culture Award: 2012 International Mountain Film Festival, Domzale Slovenia / Innovative Award, Envirofilm 2012, Slovakia / Water Award at CinemaVerde Film and Arts Festival Gainesville, Florida / Special Mention at Festival delle Terre, Rome / Survival International Award, IX Human Rights Film Festival Barcelona - Paris - New York

 

"With breathtaking images of nature, Golden Calf winner Jan van den Berg emphasizes both the beauty and vulnerability of our world." Movies that Matter festival, The Netherlands


Silent Snow short
Audience Award in Tokyo

ECOZINE Festival, Spain: Best Short Film

Short Shorts Film Festival in Japan:

     Stop Global Warming Award and

     J-Wave Audience Award

Planet in Focus, Toronto: First Prize

HRAFF Australia: Best International Film

FIFFEL, Zwitserland: Best Film

Global Environment Film Festival Japan:

     Children Earth Vision Award

Slow Food Film Festival, Italy: Golden Snail

Green Film Fest, South-Korea: First Prize

Nominations and Honorable Mentions:

     INKAFESTIVAL, Peru

     HR Film Festival, Argentina

     CMS VATAVARAN, India


Golden Calf Deacon of Death
Babeth Vanloo & Jan van den Berg

"A tale so intimate and suspenseful that is has the feel of a novel."

Anne-Marie O'Connor, LA Times.

Other reviews: Cambodian Daily, The Power of Culture.

Dutch Reviews: NRC Handelsblad, Volkskrant, Het Parool, GPD.


Nomination Taming the Floods
Frank Rigter en Jan Decleir

Nominated for a Dutch Academy Award
The jury: "A fascinating film about a fascinating subject."
Dutch Reviews: Trouw, Volkskrant


Nomination Seven Dreams of Tibet
Nominated for a Dutch Academy Award

Bye Jan
Bye Jan

Golden key in Lorquin (France), bronze dragon in Krakow (Poland), two awards in Oberhausen's int. short film festival in Germany and two nominations for a golden calf at the Dutch Film Festival


El Abrazo
A gancho by Alejandro y Vanina

European Video Dance Award, Paris

 


Zicht op Dordrecht 10-07-2014 Windmills of the mind on tv
De uitzending is op de lokale zender van RTVDordrecht. Klik hier voor meer informatie en de link naar de uitzending.
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Dodrecht Rotterdam - art project 09-29-2014 Windmills of the Mind
Together with Han Bakker and Jacob Gelt Dekker we'll start a series of films about art projects along the river between Dordrecht and Rotterdam, great stories of floods, survival and creativity. Jan van den Berg and Martijn Schroevers made a trailer for the series: https://vimeo.com/107447789

Dinner party with CHC 09-22-2014 Film crew arrived in Cambodia
Film crew arrived in Cambodia to film the floods for Silent Land film. With researcher Willem van de Put, the director of CHC who gave a great welcome party, Moon standing and her husband Bunsan. Picture by cameraman Viraj Singh.
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Laws of Silence 09-22-2014 The Laws of Silence - New documentary!
After months of hard work behind the scenes, we have some great news: We are going make a documentary to give voice and face to the stories of victims of sexual violence.
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Moon in ricefield 08-17-2014 success for When elephants dance, the grass gets beaten
Best documentary award at the Brooklyn's Rural Route Film Festival and selected by the Comité Français pour la Solidarité Internationale for screenings in all French speaking countries all over in the world. The selection committee: the best film seen this year, un vrai coup de coeur, a cry from the heart.
Dog sledge early morning 07-07-2014 Tuesday, July 22: Silent Snow in Rottenburg, Germany
Dienstag 22.07, 20.00 Uhr: Silent Snow (zu Gast via Skype: Regisseur Jan van den Berg). Der Eingang zum Kino befindet sich über dem "Eiscafé Roma" in der Königstraße 12. Mitten in der Stadt, und doch ruhig gelegen, direkt am Rottenburger Dom.
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Marriage Moon & Bunsan 05-30-2014 Cinemambiente Film Festival Torino
Leaving for the Cinemambiente Torino film festival tomorrow. They show my short Cambodian film 'When elephants dance, the grass gets beaten', I'll give a masterclass in campaigning and I'm in the jury for the feature films. Looking forward to some great movies.
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Wedding ritual in pagoda 05-26-2014 When elephants dance, the grass gets beaten
Film When elephants dance, the grass gets beaten has been selected for the 4th International Film Festival of Kashmir 2014, Srinagar!
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Moon in her ricefield 03-12-2014 When elephants dance, the grass gets beaten
The short 25 min. film 'When elephants dance, the grass gets beaten’ has been - after its very succesfull premiere in Antwerp 22 January, 2014 'A beautiful film about an important subject' - selected for a number of film festivals in countries like Belgium, France, Italy, Estonia, Slovakia and Mexico. See www.silentland.org.
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Fien in De Spooktrein 03-06-2014 Teaser Fien de la Mar
Maakte een 5 min teaser voor de film Om Alles, over de actrice Fien de la Mar (1898 - 1965). Premiere van de film is gepland voor 2015, vijftig jaar na haar dood. Toen ze aan het eind van haar leven van het balkon sprong, en mensen vroeger: "Waarom, Fien', antwoordde ze: 'Om Alles'. Een film van Jan van den Berg en Elske Rollema, productie Rene Mendel, Interakt.
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