9th edition: 21 April – 26 April 2020

From Dirt (2016 Short Film)

Screens Before: 45 Years
Hester Jonkhout | Netherlands Antilles | 2015 | 12 min | n.d.

After a difficult start, an intense, vulnerable relationship develops between a man and a woman. A rhythmic exploration of desire, intimacy and rejection.

A man and a woman meet in a desolate world. Initially hostile, they quickly develop an intense, vulnerable relationship. However, this engenders fear and suspicion. From Dirt is a rhythmic exploration of desire, intimacy and rejection.

Year in
Festival

2016

Director

Hester Jonkhout

Camera

Kirk Claes

Cast

Nina Fischer
Reuel Rogers

Country

Netherlands Antilles

Editor

Hester Jonkhout

Length

12 min

Music

Michael Lampe

Producer

Hester Jonkhout

Production Company

Camrock

Production Design

Inet Arts
Camille van Zadelhof

Sales

Hester Jonkhout

Scenario

Hester Jonkhout

Year of Production

2015

Hester JONKHOUT (1972, Curaçao) moved to the Netherlands at the age of 15, where she was educated at the Netherlands Film Academy. After graduating, she went to live in Suriname, where she worked on several feature films, documentaries and reports. Since 2012, Jonkhout has been based in Curaçao.

 

Filmography

(selection, all short) I Love Loesje (2009, doc), I Love Dolphins (2010, doc), From Dirt (2015)