Barrier

Barrier

September 1944. Two Canadian soldiers find a boy washed up on the Dutch beach. Where did he come from and can he be trusted?


Director Bio

Niels Bourgonje (1980) is an award-winning short film and commercial director based in Amsterdam. Niels graduated with the short thriller BURN, which was selected for several international film festivals winning numerous awards. Since then, his short films have consistently been selected for Academy Award qualifying festivals like Palm Springs ShortFest, Seattle International Film Festival, HollyShorts International Film Festival, Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival, Odense International Film Festival, Izmir International Short Film Festival, Brussels Short Film Festival and Leuven Kortfilm. His most recent films, TURN IT AROUND and SWIPE, garnered over one hundred film festival selections. Niels signed with WME after the premiere of his new short SWIPE. His latest films are WOODLAND CEMETERY and BARRIER. He is currently developing his feature debut.

Info

  • Directed by:Niels Bourgonje
  • Written by:Paul Bontenbal
  • Produced by:Joris Vorselaars
  • Runtime:9 mins
  • Completion Date:October 1, 2020
  • Country of Origin:Netherlands
  • Country of Filming:Netherlands
  • Language:French
  • Category:International Live-Action
  • Selection:Main Competition - Programme 18
  • In Person Screening Time & Venue:Nov 6th Ballymahon Library 6 - 7pm
  • Online Screening TimeNov 7th 10am - 10pm
  • Links: Twitter Instagram

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