Festivals & Awards
Netherlands Film Festival
Noordelijk Film Festival
VERS Film Awards
The Roze Filmdagen- Amsterdam LGBTQ film festival
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Sven Peetoom is a Dutch Indonesian director and writer of short fiction and documentary films. He studied Film- and Literature studies at Leiden University and Documentary Directing at the European Film College in Denmark. His most recent succes is Samoeraai (2019), which had its world premiere at the International Film Festival of Rotterdam (IFFR). His direction is focused on cinematography, credible protagonists and a tangible atmoshpere. His films are intimate, yet possess rough edges, and can be characterized as small character-driven stories in a slice of life film form.