Doppelprogramm 3

Extraorinary Africa The Continent of Colors D3.1 / Heet Noorderplantsoen D3.2

Extraorinary Africa The Continent of Colors 3.1

Between the Sahara and the lush forests in the center of Africa, there is an intermediate band where not a drop of water falls in six months of the year. But there is a real jewel in the heart of the Sahel: Zakouma National Park.

Heet Noorderplantsoen D3.2

The Noorderplantsoen Park in Groningen is a peaceful place and hometo many animals adapted to city life. This film shows the survival of themoorhen, the coot and other inhabitants with quite unexpected turns.

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Director: Tangouy Dumortier

Journalist and wildlife filmmaker, he is now the new presenter of the iconic show nature lovers in Belgium: „The Extraordinary Garden“.

Director: Hilco Jansma

Born in 1979 Hilco Jansma started out as a biologist before deciding to switch careers in 2014. With a GH3 Panasonic camera, a drone borrowed from a friend and with his own money he started out on a one year full time project filming the Noorderplantsoen Park in the Dutch city of Groningen. After another three months of editing he finished his nature documentary on the lives of the moorhens and coots in the park. He wanted to show that nature is right on everyone’s doorstep. The film was nominated for the Best Professional Film award at the Rotterdam Wildlife Film Festival.

2014, 2015
58 Min.
Director: Tangouy Dumortier, Hilco Jansma