:Stranger in Paradise
Netherlands, 2016, 72 min
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In a classroom newly arrived refugees learn a lesson about multifarious Europe. Operating at the intersection of fiction and documentary, Stranger in Paradise reflects on the power relations between Europeans and refugees in a candid fashion.
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Guido Hendrikx (1987) was born and raised in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. He studied Liberal Arts & Sciences (Utrecht University, 2007), focusing on courses in philosophy, criminology, film studies and journalism. In 2010, he directed his first short film Day is Done which premiered at IDFA. He enrolled at the Netherlands Film Academy to study Documentary Directing. As a student he directed the internationally acclaimed, award-winning shorts Escort (2013, Oscar Qualifier) and Onder Ons (2014) and co-wrote the script for the short fiction Fernweh (2014, Ena Sendijarevic).
IDFA 2016. True/False 2017. CPH:DOX 2017. Docville 2017. Special Mention - DOCUMENTAMADRID 2017. Docaviv 2017. Encounters 2017. Docs Against Gravity FF 2017. Freiburg FF 2017.
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