Broertje // Brother of mine (2011)

Short fiction film, 12 min.
Graduation from WdKA 2011

Max (5) loves nothing more then to play outside with his older brother, Roman. Only this time around Roman starts behaving more and more strangely. ‘Broertje’ is a subtle short fiction film about the first phase of grieve: Denial.


Shown on air and on demand by NPO Cultura in Breaking Ground film selection, 2014
Official selection Children Shorts at KINOdiseea IFF (Bucharest, Romania), 2014
Featured in #22 of  Tijdschrift EI, 2013

Winner “Best scenario” at Film by the Sea, Nominated “Best Film”, “Best Actor”, “Best Directing”, 2012
Official selection and short film competition European youth film festival(BE), 2012
Breaking Ground(NL), 2012
Official selection Cinekid(NL), 2011
Special mention “Student selection”Nederlands film festival, 2011
Arab Film festival Rotterdam, 2011

Also screened at:
Pub Zaterdag, 2014
Kriterion, 2013
Cinenoord, 2013
KargaKinema, 2012
Off Screen, de Unie, 2011










About Marèl Jap-Sam

Filmmaker & Project manager