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Freedom Shorts: short films by new talent

In cooperation with AC Films and many other film makers, the National Liberation Museum 1944-1945 presents a selection of twelve short films about the war and the liberation on Friday 15 September 2017.

Gripping short films, captivating animated shorts and interviews: there are many ways to bring the past to life. Besides the screening of the films, several involved film makers will talk about the choices they made in their film production process.

All films have been produced by new talent and are either film students’ final projects or films by makers who have their own start-up. Bram van Workum is one of the twelve film makers whose short will be shown on 15 September. He filmed the story of the British Airborne Divisions together with re-enactment groups in Oosterbeek. His film ‘Airborne’ is only five minutes long, but its visuals measure up to major Hollywood productions. Film student Jan Postema took a different approach. He made a three-minute animated short about a soldier in World War I, marching through a sinister landscape of rotating gears. His film ‘Machine Mortem’ was selected for two renowned international film festivals.

This is only one examples from our special programme that is not to be missed. The film night
Freedom Shorts is part of the National Liberation Museum’s exciting September programme that also includes our yearly Liberation Festival on Sunday 17 September.

The films are in Dutch and English. Not all the Dutch films have English subtitles.

Location: National Liberation Museum 1944-1945, Wylerbaan 4, 6561 KR Groesbeek
Date: 15 September 2017. Start 7:30 pm, hall open from 7 pm.
Entrance fee: €5 per person.
Reservation required: +31 (0)24-3974404; info@bevrijdingsmuseum.nl
Information: Rense Havinga, curator, via +31 (0)24-3974404 or info@bevrijdingsmuseum.nl
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