Movies that matter @ VARA
Dutch broadcaster VARA is one of the festival's main media partners. The ‘VARAgids' contains articles about festival films and details of the A Matter of ACT special. Furthermore, four award-winning documentaries will be broadcast on VARA television from 23-26 March. And a preview of the festival will be shown on the Internet.
Here is the schedule:
On Wednesday 23 March at 11.40 pm, the poignant documentary The Green Wave, about the Green Revolution in Iran in 2009.
On Thursday 24 March at 10.50 pm Tibet in Song winner of the ‘VARAgids Publieksprijs 2010', followed by The Road to Guantánamo on Friday 25 March at 11.15 pm, and on Saturday 26 March at 11.55 pm New Year Baby, that won the Movies that Matter Human Rights Award at IDFA 2006.
All films will be broadcast on Dutch television channel Nederland 2.
Pink Saris, the latest documentary by Kim Longinotto, to whom the festival has dedicated a retrospective, will be shown online on VARA television from 19 March until 19 April.
For more information: www.vara.nl