Documentary Director & Cinematographer

Director: Vincent Sparreboom
Cinematography: Joachim Lenting, Vincent Sparreboom
Sound & editing: Vincent Sparreboom
Sound editing: Erik Langhout
Grading: Sean Louw
Produced by: HKU University of the Arts UtrechtTranslations: Brigitte Harden, Anouk Hut, Jeanne Mouret
Graphic design: Sierd Reinstra
Documentary
13 minutes
DCP, ProRes, H.264





While on the verge of a manic episode, the mother of the director gets involved in a suspicious internet relationship. When the director finds out this is a dating scam, he takes on the role of protective parent over his mother, revealing the reversed roles that have developed over the years... ”





Screenings ︎

Go Short International Short Film Festival Nijmegen, The Netherlands (06.04.2019) World Premiere

Rotterdams Open Doek, The Netherlands (09.04.2019)

Ammehoela Film Festival Amsterdam, The Netherlands (20.04.2019)

Rialto For Short Amsterdam, The Netherlands (11.06.2019)

UITKORT! Amsterdam, The Netherlands (03.07.2019)

Metro Movies Amsterdam, The Netherlands (22.09.2019)

Plons! International Short Documentary Film Festival Leeuwarden
The Netherlands (06.10.2019)

DOK Leipzig International Documentary and Animation Film Festival, Germany (28.10.2019) International Premiere

Rencontres Vidéo en Santé Mentale, France (15.11.2019)

Braunschweig International Film Festival, Germany (21.11.2019)

Up and Coming International Film Festival Hannover, Germany (21.11.2019)

International Short Film Festival Vision, Russia (25.11.2019)

Two Short Nights Film Festival, United Kingdom (28.11.2019)

Eindhoven Film Festival, The Netherlands (30.11.2019) 

Kortfilmfestivalen, Norway (11.06.2020)

Cheap Cuts Documentary Film Festival, United Kingdom (01.07.2020)

Moscow International Documentary Film Festival DOKer, Russia (21.08.2020)

Won Together Doc and TV Film Festival, Russia (27.08.2020)

Minikino Film Week Bali International Short Film Festival, Indonesia (05.09.2020)

Leiden International Short Film Experience, The Netherlands (11.09.2020)

Tirana International Film Festival,  Albania (20.09.2020)

International Student Film Festival Sehsüchte, Germany (24.09.2020)

Filmzeit Kaufbeuren, Germany (06.10.2020)

Family Film Project, Portugal (14.10.2020)

International Short Film Festival Kalmthout, Belgium (24.10.2020)

Global University Film Awards (GUFA), Hong Kong (04.11.2020)

Virtual Reel Recovery Film Festival, United States (06.11.2020)

International short film festival Tegenstroom (21.11.2020)

International Festival-Workshop of Film Schools Kinoproba, Russia (01.12.2020)

Rencontres Internationales Sciences & Cinémas, France (19.03.2021)

Ghent Viewpoint Documentary Film Festival, Belgium (21.04.2021)


Television ︎

NPO 2 Extra, Makers van Morgen - National Television Broadcast (17.09.2019)


Exhibitions ︎

A-lonely show - within the context of the Week against Loneliness - Societeit Sexyland, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (03.10.2020)




 
Awards ︎

Best Documentary Short, Minikino Film Week Bali International Short Film Festival 2020

Press ︎

VICE

2DOC

De Filmkrant

Hard//hoofd

Radio 1



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