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China photo album

For Material Life Noisy, we travelled extensively in China, from South to West, from West to North, from North to East...This photo is from a local market in the Guizhou province in Southern China during our third and by so far last trip in 2012. ***NEW*** The mini-essays from Material Life Noisy are now integrally online on Elisa's story website. However, the photozine where they were first published, is still available too. Order your copy in the ...

“When I watch the film, I’d love to live in that pub”

The well-known Dutch biologist and writer Midas Dekkers has just published a book about the traditional Dutch 'brown pub', Volledige vergunning. The title translates as 'full license', and Dekkers who grew up in his parents' pub knows all about it. As his lamentation of the vanishing pub culture resonates strongly with our documentary film Café Bostella, we were actually not even that surprised when we learned that Dekkers not only had seen the film ...

Confidence

Last weekend, after the screening of Café Bostella on DOCfeed, an emerging documentary film festival in the Dutch city Eindhoven, we did a Q&A session with the public - a thankful opportunity to hear what people really thought of the film on which we have invested no less than 3,5 years of our time and devotion. The expected polite compliments were there, yes, but luckily people came up with real questions too. People were interested in the ...

Café Bostella on documentary film festival DOCfeed

This year begins with good news: our film Café Bostella has been selected for the documentary film festival DOCfeed, which will take place from 17 to 19 February in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. We are happy for the opportunity to show our film to an international public and look forward to the venue. In the meanwhile, the film is available on DVD in the Slowdocs ...

Happy New Year 2017

We wish you a wonderful 2017! Visit our webshop Slowdocs.com for more visual inspiration. Our newest film and book Café Bostella are available there also in the new year. We send ...

WEBSHOP SLOWDOCS & NEW BOOK

Proud to present: Photo book with a DVD of the documentary film Café Bostella. This was a 3+ year film project about an unique pub in Belgium, close to the Dutch border, and its 85-year old barkeeper Julia. The book is available in our new Webshop Slowdocs.com for € 25 + postage. In the webshop we also sell our other books: Carnival Days and Dalit Lives, and the photozine Material Life Noisy, plus a limited number of copies of the ei8ht photo ...

Printing the book

This very satisfying print proof announces the last meters of the making of our Café Bostella book. We are almost done! The printing will start on Monday at Pantheon Drukkers, followed by the DVD pressing. Both will be available in October in one publication. By then we also expect to have our webshop ready... Stay updated and follow our latest news here and on Facebook, or subscribe to our newsletter.   Read more about the documentary ...