'The Homeless Poet’ and Dutch celebrity, Hilmano van Velzen, is longing for fame with his poetry. Unfortunately, his addiction and personality are keeping him away from his dream. In “Dichterbij” we follow Hilmano in his search for recognition and his continuous struggle with drugs and his inner self. Will his poems give him the recognition he has always dreamed of?
Dichterbij will premier during the Dutch Film Festival on Saturday September 26.
After the premier Dichterbij will be available on demand at the online festival from September 30st 00:00 till October 1st 23:59 through: www.filmfestival.nl
Dichterbij will be broadcasted on Sunday October 18 by EOdocs at NPO3.
Length: 25 minutes
Format: 16:9 Widescreen
Directed by: Caroline Keman
With special thanks to: Hilmano & Iris
Camera: Rogier Timmermans
Sound: Willem de Wijs
Editing: Tobias Cornelissen
Sound design & mix: Tijn Hazen
Grading: Serhan Meewisse
Coaching: John Appel
Production assistant: Vivian Vrolijk
Line producer: Anjet Blinde
Producer: Ilja Kok
EO: Barbara Wiessing
This production was realized in the light of Teledoc Campus, a collaboration of CoBO, Netherlands Film Fund, NPO and NPO-fund.
Produced by Copper Views in co-production with EOdocs.