DocumentaMadrid 2017

Stranger in Paradise

Guido Hendrikx
72' / 2016 / Netherlands

Special Mention for the Best Feature Length Documentary

In a classroom newly arrived refugees learn a lesson about multifaceted Europe. Operating at the intersection of fiction and documentary, Stranger in Paradise reflects on the power relations between Europeans and refugees in a candid fashion.

Main Festivals & Awards

International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, the Netherlands (2016)
True/False Film Fest, United States- Official Selection (2017)
Docville - International Documentary Film Festival, Belgium - Outside the Dox (2017)
DOK.fest München, Germany - International Competition (2017)


International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, the Netherlands - IDFA Special Jury Award for Dutch Documentary (2016)
CPH:DOX Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival, Denmark - DOX: AWARD Competition (2017)

Director's Biography

Guido Hendrikx is a film director and screenwriter, based in Amsterdam. He graduated at Utrecht University (Liberal Arts & Sciences) and the Netherlands Film Academy (Directing Documentary). During film school he directed the shorts Escort (2013) and Among us (2014) and co-wrote the script for the short Fernweh (2014, Ena Sendijarevic), which screened extensively in international festivals winning numerous awards. After his studies he worked as a scout and curator for the Dutch video platform The Correspondent. Stranger in Paradise, which opened IDFA 2016, is his feature debut

More information

Director:Guido Hendrikx
Language: Dutch / English
English and spanish subtitled
Screenplay: Guido Hendrikx
Edition: Lot Rossmark
Sound: Tijn Hazen
Music: Ella van der Woude & Juho Nurmela
Associate Producers: Frank van Engel
Contact: info@someshorts.com
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Screenings

Friday 5th 18:00
CINETECA - SALA AZCONA

Saturday 6th 20:15
CINETECA - SALA AZCONA

Sunday 14th 20:00
CINETECA - SALA AZCONA

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