Bibi Fadlalla

Bibi Fadlalla

Netherlands

Biography

Bibi Fadlalla is a filmmaker who grew up in the Hague, the Netherlands. Her debut film, the documentary BLACK PETE & I was first broadcast on Dutch television in 2012. At the height of the national controversy surrounding Zwarte Piet in the Netherlands, the film aired again in 2013. Her pitch for the youth documentary THAT HAIR! (2016) won at The Innoversity Parade conference, and was selected for the Netherlands Film Festival in 2017. She developed the plan for the musical documentary KENDIS (2017) in the Kids & Docs workshop, a collaboration between IDFA, Cinekid, and the NPO Fund. The film premiered at Cinekid 2017 and was selected for IDFA’s Kids & Docs competition, TIFF Kids & St.Louis Children's Film Festival amongst others. Her latest documentary FATHER FIGURE (2019) premiered at Cinedans and Sheffield Doc Fest. Besides her documentary work, Bibi is also working on fiction projects and does commissioned work for cultural institutions.

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