Film & TV Productions

SYNCHRONICITY

A sensitive and thought-provoking portrayal of French quantum physicist François Martin and his relationship with synchronicity, or meaningful coincidence.

(Director - Jan Diederen)

MR. RAKOWSKI

A moving portrait of a holocaust survivor and his successful, middle-aged son who desperately wants to make sense of his disturbing upbringing and in the process struggles to redefine his perception of his aging, traumatized father.

(Director - Jan Diederen)

 

EDUCATION FOR ALL

A four part documentary series for the Dutch public broadcaster NPO2 and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, about education in general, and specifically the UN ˜Education For All" goals in Mali, Indonesia, Bangladesh and Yemen.

(Director - Jan Diederen)

IJTIHAD

A documentary for Dutch public broadcaster NPO2, portraying professor Abdullah An-Na'im in Yemen where he works on a project called 'Rights at Home': An approach to the internalization of Human Rights in Family Relations in Islamic Communities.

 

WONDER BEANS

A film for Dutch public broadcaster VPRO featuring Ken Giller (plant production systems) and the late Herman van Keulen (pedologist), both attached to the university of Wageningen. The two men explore Multiple Purpose Legumes, a possible solution to one of the causes of poverty in Africa: the decreasing fertility of agricultural soil.

(Director - Jan Diederen)

THE FINNISH MODEL

With its booming economic growth and great social security system Finland is an economic example for most European countries. What is Finlands secret?

(For NPO2)

LITTLE GREEN LIES

A film for Dutch public broadcaster VPRO in which Professor Philip Stott (British ecologist and biogeographer), professor Henry Hooghiemstra (paleoecologist and paleoclimatologist, University of Amsterdam) and doctor Maarten Kappelle (tropical ecologist, INBio/Costa Rica), take a critical look at some widely held misconceptions about the future of rainforests.

 

CHILD’S REASON

A film for Dutch public broadcaster VPRO in which Berrie Heesen and Silke Pfeiffer explain the principles of philosophizing with children, featuring examples of teaching the subject from primary schools in Heemstede, the Netherlands and Rostock, Germany.

(Director - Jan Diederen)