Short films

This is a list of films, shorter than 10 minutes, that I have filmed in the Netherlands and abroad.


Splash

(Broadcasted Dutch Television, Director/Camera/Edit: Jan Willem den Bok)

All his friends passed their final swimming lessons years ago, but for Hugo water is still very dangerous.

My Big Brother

(Broadcasted Dutch Television, Director/Camera/Edit: Jan Willem den Bok)

Fernando and Dominique are two brothers, both trying to become World Champion Motocross.

My little sister

(Broadcasted Dutch Television, Director/Camera/Edit: Jan Willem den Bok)

Maria Teresa is twelve and the smartest in the class. Her nine-year-old sister Elisabetha is no smarter than a baby. Her mother says that if Elisabetha were not mentally retarded they would be very similar. Maria Teresa wishes that were true.

Leonie and Harry

(Broadcasted Dutch Television, Director/Camera/Edit: Jan Willem den Bok)

Leonie and Harry have been friends almost all their life. But Harry starts to forget about Leonie.

Love can change

(Broadcasted Dutch Television, Director/Camera/Edit: Jan Willem den Bok)

After a life of helping other people Theo and Karin bought a camper to explore the world. But their world would be smaller than they hoped for.

Fresh Air

(Broadcasted Dutch Television, Director/Camera/Edit: Jan Willem den Bok)

Erik suffers from a dangerous form of contact-allergy. Making this film together was a very special experience for both of us.

Erna

(Broadcasted Dutch Television, Director/Camera/Edit: Jan Willem den Bok)

She runs a small shop in a retirement home when she’s hit by a stroke. Two years later and still partially paralyzed she fights to get back in business.

A new life

(Broadcasted Dutch Television, Director/Camera/Edit: Jan Willem den Bok)

When Egbert heard that his son needed a new kidney, he didn’t hesitate for a moment.

The Puppeteer

(Broadcasted Dutch Television, Director/Camera/Edit: Jan Willem den Bok)

Jan Doedel accidentally became a puppeteer. Now, thirty years later, he still wonders if he made the right choice.

Maternity nurse Sjoeke

(Broadcasted Dutch Television, Director/Camera/Edit: Jan Willem den Bok)

Sjoeke chooses a new life every day.

A monastery in the attic

(Broadcasted Dutch Television, Director/Camera/Edit: Jan Willem den Bok)

When she was 18 years old, Diny did not choose the monastery. Now, 40 years later, she is a wife, mother and grandmother. But the longing for a life with God remains.

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