Dealing with Death

  • Paul Sin Nam Rigter
  • Netherlands
  • 2020
  • 74 min
  • World Premiere
  • IDFA Competition for Dutch Documentary
Funeral director Anita, a white Dutch woman, is tasked with finding out which rituals her new multicultural funeral home in a suburb of Amsterdam has to facilitate. But the more Anita sees and learns, the more she begins to have her doubts. Do these diverse communities actually need her? Navigating between two worlds, Anita also has to deal with death in her own circle, causing her to ask herself new questions.

Credits

Director
Paul Sin Nam Rigter
Production
Iris Lammertsma for Witfilm, Jantien Ekkes for Witfilm
Co-production
Paul Sin Nam Rigter for PLUGGIN' Creative Lab

Contact

World Sales
Jantien Ekkes for Witfilm
Festival Handling
Annerose van Strijen for Witfilm

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Available versions
74', DCP, color
Spoken languages
Dutch
English
Papiamento
Twi

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IDFA history

2020
World Premiere
IDFA Competition for Dutch Documentary

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