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roy Dames


Roy Dames is a documentary filmmaker since 1987 especialized in social issues related subjects with a strong human interest approach. In this sense the filmmaker is attracted to extreme subjects, such as 'the proces of dying' (in his series 'On the edge of life'), 'crime' (several films, his latest 'Wrong friends' in which he followed his criminal friends during 16 years) and 'hard to discuss in society subjects' (such as 'Mocros' this year, in which he following Moroccan Dutch youngsters from 2003 upto 2010 during the increasing tension between immigrants and original Dutch people). He made many series, singles financed by television and recently also for the cinema.
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MOCROS

Film
Film
Original Title (If different): 
Mocros
Language: 
Dutch
Other languages or subtitles: 
English
Production country: 
Netherlands
Running time (In minutes): 
75
Theme: 
Documentary
Category/Format: 
Documentaries
Student film: 
No
Poster: 
Production year: 
September, 2011
Film Credits
About the Director: 

Roy Dames (1953, The Netherlands) studied tropical agriculture. Since 1986 he has worked as a documentary producer and since 1992 he has worked as a producer/director. Since two years he mostly works as a director, his producer is Keydocs, Amsterdam. Roy Dames produced and made many documentaries on social issues from a human interest perspective. His films include 'I'am Mohammed' (nominated for Golden Calf during the Dutch Filmfestival 2005), 'Wrong Friends' (90' documentary, won 'Beeld en Geluid Award 2010', most important tv prize in Holland), 'Ruud and Ria, together upto death' (2002, about a former Dutch boxchampion), 'Hookers at the crossroads' (1999, a series about the lives of street walking prostitutes in Rotterdam).

Film director: 
Roy Dames
Producer: 
Roy Dames
About the Producer: 
Roy Dames produced many single documentaries and series in collaboration with most of the Dutch broadcasters, BBC, ORF, SDR, Fench/English, Austrian producers. Nowadays he mostly direct films, now and then if there is not enough budget and he wants to realize the film/series Roy Dames will produce it.
Screenplay: 
Miek Hehenkamp & Roy Dames
Editing: 
Jan Katsma
Film photographer: 
Roy Dames
Sound: 
Roy Dames
Music: 
Wiebe de Boer
Film synopsis: 
An observational documentary about 5 Dutch youngsters from Moroccan origin in Rotterdam followed by the camera from 2003 upto 2011, during the increasing tension in Dutch society between moslim immigrants and the original Dutch population. This find it's peak in the killing of Theo van Gogh, filmmaker and journalist by a moslim fundamentalist. This film is taken from the perspective of the youngsters
Budget
Budget Range: 
Between $100 000 and $1 Million
Actual Budget: 
200.000
Technical infos
Technical infos
Original Film Format: 
HD
Film Sound: 
Other
Video master available ?: 
Yes
Video Type: 
HD CAM
Number of reels: 
1
Festival Selection, Awards...
Festival selection, awards or citation already received and other comments... :
Already selected in a Festival?: 
Yes
Festival selections: 

Dutch Filmfestival

Awards received: 
no
Film reviews: 
no
Film distribution
Theatre: 
Open
TV: 
Open
Video: 
Open
International: 
Open
Internet: 
Open
Sales/distribution name: 
Roy Dames
Address: 
Leeuwendalersweg 9, 1055 JE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Publicity Infos
Publicity contact: 
Roy Dames
publicity address: 
Leeuwendalersweg 9, 1055 JE Amsterdam. "MOCROS' received after the release in the cinema a lot of press in Holland, papers, magazines, tv, radio, the subject is very controversial.
Publicity contact email: 
Trailer availble: 
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