Borders

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    Borders

    Directed by

    Netherlands

    2013

    85 min

    • French
    • English
    • Dutch

    Documentary

    We all know the exciting, sweaty, scary, uncomfortable feeling arriving at a border. You will have to submit yourself to the guards standing in front of you. In a split second your mind is alert. “Do I carry any illegal product, are my papers in order, did I take my “special” cigarettes out”, what about the snake skin boots..? Probably everything is in order, you played by the rules, but...

    Awards

    • FIPRESCI Award - Kraków FF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cinematography
    Jacqueline van Vugt
    Editing
    Barabra Hin
    Production
    PIETER VAN HUYSTEE FILM
    Jacqueline van Vugt

    Jacqueline van Vugt

    Netherlands

    Jacqueline van Vugt (1970, Netherlands) graduated as a director of photography from the Netherlands Film Academy and has since directed many award-winning documentaries. Her subjects have varied from Dutch soldiers in Bosnia and Herzegovina in KPL 70.11.12.078 (1995) to Bosier, the poet and boyfriend of Oscar Wilde in TWO LOVES (2000), for which she received a Dutch Academy Award. Her documentary BORDERS (2013) received a Fipresci Award at the 2014 film festival in Krakow. Van Vugt's fiction work runs parallel to her approach to documentaries.