Family Affair Films

Floor Onrust, Noortje Wilschut & Chris Stenger
Entrepotdok 77 A | 1018 AD Amsterdam | +31 207071713
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Family Affair Films is an Amsterdam based film production company specialized in contemporary fiction of high artistic quality with strong author driven visions. Their credits include Bloody Marie (IFFR 2019), Light as Feathers (Toronto 2018) and Beyond Words (Toronto 2017). FAF is currently developing Rosanne Pel’s 2nd feature Calf’s Head and financing Van Driel’s third feature When we lost to the Germans. Documentary Occupied City by Steve McQueen and feature White Berry by Sia Hermanides are in production. Urszula Antoniak’s 6th feature Splendid Isolation and Bianca Stigters documentary Three Minutes A Lengthening will be released later this year.

Splendid Isolation

Director & Screenwriter: Urszula Antoniak. Cast: Anneke Sluiters, Khadija El Kharraz Alami, Abke Haring.  Country: NL .Status: in post production. Release: 2021. Sort: feature-length film. Duration: 83 min. Genre: drama.

Two women hope to find splendid isolation on a lonely island. Death follows them there.

Three Minutes a Lengthening

Director & Screenwriter: Bianca Stigter. Voice-over: Helena Bonham Carter. Country: NL/UK. Co-producer: Lammas Park, Steve McQueen (UK). Status: in post production. Release: 2021. Sort: Documentary. Duration: 68 min.

Three Minutes. A Lengthening examines a home movie shot in 1938 in a Jewish town in Poland and delays its ending. An essay about film, history and memory.

When we lost to the Germans 

Director: Guido van Driel. Screenwriter: Guido van Driel & Bas Blokker. Country: NL/BE. Co-producer: Polar Bear (BE). Status: in financing. Release: 2023. Sort: feature-length film. Genre: drama.

The summer of 1974. The city is empty, all their friends are on holiday and Daan and Jonas - not friends - will simply have to get on with each other. But their heads are full of Heleentje, who's gone - but not on holiday.