This year’s festival theme was Human Perseverance. Congratulations to the filmmakers and a huge thank you to our wonderful jury, Dana Linssen, Aramis Gonzalez and Cyrus Esfandiari. And the winners are.. .Jury Award for Best Feature: The Ashram Children (Jonathan Ofek, 2019). Jury Award for Best Short: I am Fatou (2019, Amir Ramadan). Audience AwardMeer lezen over “FESTIVAL AWARDS WINNERS”

HoFF wins lawsuit against religious group

Yes, we made it to the national newspaper(Het Parool) but because of a different reason that you might think. A religious group portrayed in the documentary The Ashram Children, begun a lawsuit against the festival the night before the festival officially started. Lawyers of the religious group demanded that the documentary be removed from theMeer lezen over “HoFF wins lawsuit against religious group”