HOUSEWITZ

Netherlands 2021 – Director: Oeke Hoogendijk – Original language: Dutch – Subtitles: English

A woman in her living room, watching television with her cat. At first the scene appears quite ordinary but soon you are gazing into an abyss. Filmmaker Oeke Hoogendijk’s mother vehemently refuses to leave her house. HOUSEWITZ gives an insight into an oppressive reality where the holocaust lives on in the everyday lives of the house’s inhabitants. Adele Kohout

We present the German premiere of the film.

 

Writer: Oeke Hoogendijk. Camera: Sander Snoep, Jet Homoet, Oeke Hoogendijk. Sound: Michel Schöpping, Tijn Hazen. Editing: Katharina Wartena. Music: Juho Nurmela. Production: Discours Film. Producer: Frank van den Engel for Discours Film, Oeke Hoogendijk for Discours. Length: 71 min. International Sales: Go2Films.

No youth rating

 

Oeke Hoogendijk

Oeke Hoogendijk is an internationally recognized and award-winning Dutch documentary filmmaker. She studied directing at the Hogeschool voor de Kunsten in Utrecht and made her debut in 1998 with the documentary THE SAVED. Hoogendijk specializes in long-term projects with a cinematographic approach.

Filmography (selection)

THE SAVED (co-directed with Paul Cohen), NL 1998, 85 min.
HET NIEUWE RIJKSMUSEUM, NL 2014, 120 min. 

MY REMBRANDT, NL 2019, 97 min.
LICHT. STOCKHAUSEN'S LEGACY, NL 2021, 120 min.

 

Best of Fests

Innovative cinema and intimate insights: The BEST OF FESTS series brings together films that have already been screened at other important festivals and were celebrated or awarded prizes there.

 

 

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BEST OF FESTS 2022
  • Thursday
    05/05/22
    18:00
    Filmmuseum
    Original with English subtitles
  • Thursday
    05/12/22
    19:00
    NS-Dokumentationszentrum
    Original with English subtitles, Q&A with Oeke Hoogendijk (director)
  • Friday
    05/13/22
    18:00
    Neues Maxim
    Original with English subtitles