Alex and Marc van Warmerdam honored with the Golden Calf

Alex and Marc van Warmerdam honored with the Golden Calf

Alex van Warmerdam, Marc van Warmerdam, by the board of the Dutch Film Festival (NFF) honored with the Golden Calf for the film culture in 2016. With this special Golden Calf is awarded to the NFF persons or bodies that have contributed in a special way have made for the Dutch film culture.

The Golden Calf for the film culture, this year for the 32nd time awarded. “The brothers van Warmerdam are a class apart. Alex van Warmerdam is not only the director but also the screenwriter, actor, composer and designer. Marc van Warmerdam manages the idiosyncratic work of his brother to realize and in addition strongly for the interests of the film and cultural sector”, showed the board Tuesday know.

“The influence of the Van Warmerdam on the thinking about movie styles and film production in the Netherlands is liberating and inspiring, also for new generations of filmmakers”, he left the board Tuesday, know. “What is this Golden Calf, a sign of gratitude for their selfless efforts for the benefit of the whole film sector.”


The 36th edition of the Dutch film festival is about two weeks from start with opening film THE HERO on Wednesday 21 september to Friday 30 september 2016 to visit in Utrecht. The festival includes 92 premieres, 53 feature films, 119 documentaries, 122 short films, 27 television dramas, 25 video clips, 50 games and 10 interactive projects.

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