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ALL-IN in the running for the 'Grand Prix' at FIPADOC in France.


Directed by Daphne van den Blink, 2020

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Creative short documentary, Belgium


Kwinten misses his best friend Obi, who has just moved away. But even more he misses his father, who is often on a mission with the navy. PAPAMAGNEET is a documentary for children about missing and how to deal with it.

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Papamagneet is now available on VOD:
vrt.nu - Belgium only - go to platform
Dafilms.com - worldwide - go to platform


Winnaars Ket & Doc aangekondigd!


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Written and directed by Daphne van den Blink

Produced by Emmy Oost & Magalie Dierick - Cassette for timescapes

Director of photography Jonathan Wannyn

Sound engineer Kwinten Van Laethem

Editing by Febe Simoens

Supported by VAF/MEDIAFONDS, KETNET, Cultuur Gent, Stad Gent, JEF


Best Documentary Film Award at Zero Plus International Film Festival 2021 (RU)

Special Jury Recognition at Holidays 365 International Film Festival 2021 (US)


JEF Festival 2020 (BE) World premiere

Docville 2020 (BE) Section: Young Docs

Minikino Film Week 2020 - Bali International Short FF 2020 (ID) International competition

CineKid Screening Club 2020 (NL)

DOK Leipzig 2020 (DE) Section: Kids DOK

Chicago International Children’s Film Festival 2020 (USA) Section: Are we there yet (ages 8-10)

KINOdiseea International Children Film Festival 2020 (RO) International Competition

Cinemagic 'On the Pulse' Online festival 2021 (IR) Young Jury Programme

Holidays 365 International Film Festival 2021 (US)

Zero Plus International Film Festival 2021 (RU) International competition program