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The Pilots Mask

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The Pilots Mask is a documentary about the emotional rollercoaster where seriously ill children end up in a hospital for a long time. The documentary shows the perspective of the children and how to keep up with it.

Highway Confessions

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In this documentary we witness the world of people on the road, looking for love, comfort, and happiness. But they’re looking in places where you least expect it: small concrete buildings on the tarmac.

Backlight: The End Of Cheap Nature?

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Everything of value is defenseless. That is especially true when it pertains to nature, which we are losing on a large scale at an accelerated rate. For the global preservation of nature there is 300 billion dollars needed, but worldwide there is only 51 billion being made available per year.

Backlight: City for Sale?

‘Good luck Amsterdam: watch your back!’

All large cities in the world have become magnets for newcomers, tourists, expats and laptop-nomads. In the Netherlands two cities like Groningen and Eindhoven are bursting at the seams. In our capital Amsterdam the pressure is the greatest.

Backlight: Human, Gods and Technology

What will our world look like in 25 years’ time? No one knows for sure. By that time our work may have been entirely taken over by autonomic robots. Our world controlled by a single global brain as we are left to be slaves to the technology we were responsible for creating.

Backlight: Youtubeland: Like & Subscribe

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YouTube is travelling like a high-speed train into one of the most powerful online platforms in the world. Nowadays nearly every child dreams of becoming rich and famous on the video platform. Which clever earnings model is hiding behind this success story, and how will this affect our future media landscape? A number of professional YouTubers offer a glimpse in the wondrous world of the YouTube industry.

Kuyt

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‘KUYT’ is a classic tale of heroism. Dirk Kuyt returns to his club after a long stay abroad. Where other football players retire at the age of 36, he returns to Feyenoord, with only one goal: the championship.

Backlight: The new Silk Route

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The power is shifting from West to East. Until today, the world history was a western-centered enterprise – based on the belief that everyone should be like us, or at least should want to be. According to Frankopan, the West has completely alienated itself from the rest of the world.

Etgar Keret- Based on a true Story

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People from all over the world have come to love Israeli writer Etgar Keret for his surreal short stories and his hilarious live performances. As The Guardian wrote: “Spending time with him is like entering the world of his stories: suddenly, everything seems slightly off-kilter, full of comic potential.”

Grey Matter

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Grey Matter follows neurosurgeons Clemens Dirven and Arnaud Vincent during the treatment period of patients with a brain tumour – a highly intense process for both physicians and patients, with the lives of patients as well as their personality, their very essence, hanging in the balance. It takes just a single cut in the brain to completely wipe out a person’s love of poetry, of their dog, or of their capacity to think, feel and love.