Dutch Global Health
AMSTERDAM - GRONINGEN - MAASTRICHT - ROTTERDAM - UTRECHT
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Now inviting filmmakers to submit their global health documentaries! Deadline 15 September 2020.
This film festival aims to bring people together around issues in global health through film and dialogue.
Dates and programmes TBA.
All films will be shown in English or with English subtitles.
ROTTERDAM, 15 February 2020, 11.00 - 17.30, films: 2040, Resistance Fighters, Meet the Millennials-The New Human
The full programme of DGHFF | Rotterdam is available here.
MAASTRICHT, 15 February 2020, 10.50 - 18.00, films: 2040, El Susto, Meet the Millennials-The New Human
The full programme of DGHFF | Maastricht is available here.
AMSTERDAM, 8 February, 14.00 - 21.00, films: 2040, El Susto, Neighbors
The full programme of DGHFF | Amsterdam is available here.
GRONINGEN, 8 February 2020, 14.00 - 22.00, films: 2040, La Maladie du Démon, El SustoThe full programme of DGHFF | Groningen is available here.
UTRECHT, 1 February 2020, 14.00 - 22.00, films: Welcome to Sodom, El Susto, La Maladie du Démon
The full programme of DGHFF | Utrecht is available here.
Ticket sale for DGHFF 2021 TBA.
Curious? Here are trailers of the films we showcased in the 2020 edition:
More information can also be found on the Facebook page
From director Damon Gameau, comes an aspirational journey to discover what the future could look like if we simply embraced the best that exists today.
Screening in Amsterdam, Groningen, Maastricht and Rotterdam
Related SDGs: 3, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
Welcome to SODOM
They call it SODOM. Every year about 250.000 tons of sorted out computers, smartphones, air conditions tanks and other devices from a far away electrified and digitalized world end up here. Shipped to Ghana illegally.
Screening in Utrecht
Related SDGs: 3, 9, 12, 15, 17
La Maladie du Demon (The Demon Disease)
Traditional West African society has no space for people with mental illness and epilepsy.
They live on the outskirts of the villages, in prayer centers, or wander around unnoticed, often chained or beaten. Pastor Tankpari Guitanga has decided to help these people and has founded the local aid organization, whose revolutionary work is still just beginning...
Screening in Utrecht and Groningen
Related SDGs: 1, 3
An observational documentary about people with mental illness who are leaving their institution after decades spent in isolation and once they get out trying to put their shattered lives back together.
Screening in Amsterdam
Related SDGs: 3
Meet the millennials
Meet the Millennials - The New Human.
The robots have arrived. How will they change, or even replace, humanity? What will our future look like? DNA modification might make it possible to live to a healthy 150 years – but do we even want to? This documentary is part of Project Hello Asia, a multimedia art project that portrays the millennial generation in Asia.
Screening in Rotterdam and Maastricht
Related SDGs: 3, 8, 9
Mexico’s Number One Killer is not cartels. It’s Type 2 Diabetes. El Susto (The Shock) tells the story of how courageous public health activists in Mexico stirred a giant, the powerful beverage industry, aka “Big Soda”, when they took action to curb sugary drink consumption, with sobering and inspiring lessons for the rest of the world.
Screening in Amsterdam, Groningen, Maastricht, Rotterdam, Utrecht
Related SDGs: 3, 11, 12, 17
The UN General Assembly regards antibiotic-resistance as a "global and most urgent threat". The WHO alarms that we could fall back into a "post-antibiotic age". The film tells us how we got there: It is a story about how negligence, greed, and short-sightedness have rendered the lifesaving effects of antibiotics powerless. It is a science-thriller about disillusioned, fighting doctors, rebellious scientists, patients wrestling with life-threatening diseases and diplomats searching for a global solution. They all are Resistance Fighters.
Screening in Rotterdam
Related SDGs: 3, 12
We're grateful for the support of our partners from the 2020 edition:
Netherlands Society of Tropical Medicine and International Health (NVTG)
Julius Global Health, UMC Utrecht
Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)
Center for Global Challenges
UCU Global Mental Health Initiative
Leiden University College
Stichting Bevordering van Volkskracht
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (RUG) en University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG)
Research Institute SHARE
Artsen zonder Grenzen
Vitalis Woonzorg Groep
RUGroningen University Funds
Janneke Pala-van Eechoud, firstname.lastname@example.org | email@example.com | 06-156 154 73
The photographs on our website are for illustrative purposes only, and as such do not reflect or refer to a specific health status or situation on the part of the persons shown.
© 2019 Hanneke de Vries (cover); ©2019 Hanneke de Vries (programme);
©2013 Kyaw Kyaw Winn, Courtesy of Photoshare; © 2015 Jignesh Patel , Courtesy of Photoshare (tickets); © 2014 Adventist Medical Center Iligan, Courtesy of Photoshare (programme 2); © 2012 Meagan Harrison, Courtesy of Photoshare (trailers); © 2013 Zay Yar Lin, Courtesy of Photoshare (location); © 2016 Sohel Parvez Haque, Courtesy of Photoshare (partners); © Sean Hawkey, Courtesy of Photoshare (contact information); © 2015 Chinmoy Biswas, Courtesy of Photoshare (disclaimer).
Mahdi Abdelwahab | Iris Coerman | Iris Mikulicm | Yuliya Mysyuk | Sabine Verschuur |
Regien Biesma-Blanco | Leah Jervis | Hanneke Pot | Janine de Zeeuw
Lorenzo De Min | Veronica Duwel | Michelle van Cleef | Rosemary James | Sophia James | Esther Jurgens
Lisa Meels | Nina Meels | Dagna Lek | Davide Allemekinders
Saskia van der Boor | Joyce Browne | Nikki Giron | Kimriek de Wilde
Janneke Pala-van Eechoud
DGHFF Advisor: Floor Oudshoorn
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