08-11-2011 | 18.38
Trouw is going from Ibiza to Nigeria and from Amsterdam to New York during this year's IDFA. A month after the city was crowded with the global dansscene, it's time for the filmmakers. IDFA is coming to town and the presale starts today. Since Trouw knows this presale is as hyped as a Innervisions night at our club, we give you our five documentary tips for this year.
Is the magical island still as magic as it was in de 60's and 70's? This documentary explores the island.
LAGOS - NOTES OF A CITY
The Nigerian city Lagos is one of the fastest growing metropoles in the world. Six of its inhabitants are interviewed. One of them is the son of the afrobeat godfather Fela Kuti.
MEET THE FOKKENS
The life of the Dutch twin sisters Louise and Martine Fokkens how have ben prostitutes in the famous Red Light District of Amsterdam is told. They have a very cheerfull view of things and some saucy details as well.
O AMOR NATURAL
A personal favourite is this Dutch documentary shot in Brasil. The erotic poems of Carlos Drummond de Andrade are recited by elderly Brazilians and they also share their own erotic stories of when they were young, but not at all innocent.
PAGE ONE: INSIDE THE NEW YORK TIMES
The holy grail of editorial offices has to be the one of The New York Times. But we live in times where the analogue papers seem to be under pressure and so is this one.