date festival


European short films

Programme 2



Emma Branderhorst
2021 - Netherlands - 15mn

Screenings : friday 27 - 2:00 pm - Centre de congrès - Auditorium - presented and followed by a debate with the directors saturday 28 - 9:30 pm - Centre de congrès - Amphi Jardin
Ruby, 15, lives in a flat with her mother, who works overtime to make ends meets, and her little sister who she has to take care of. On the first day of her period, she has no protection and no money to buy any.
Emma Branderhorst
In 2019, Emma Branderhorst graduated in directing from the Utrecht Arts University. She has been an assistant director on major Dutch film productions as well as working for several years as a casting director. As a progressive feminist, she is fascinated by the themes of youth and education from a feminine viewpoint. Her short film Onderhuids (Under the Skin) had its international premiere at the Berlinale Génération 2020. She is currently developing several films and also directs commercials.

Cast : Alicia Prinsen, Astrid van Eck, Wendy Ruijfrok, Ilva Los
Screenplay : Milou Rohde
Cinematography : Myrthe Mosterman
Sound : Gijs Domen
Editing : Tessel Flora de Vries
Music : Hans Nieuwenhuijsen

Production : IJswater Films