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Winternachten The Hague 1998

Winternachten 1998

Fri 27 - Sunday 1 February 1998

Programme

East- and West-Indian Winternight

Theater aan het Spui & Filmhuis Den Haag
Astrid Roemer tijdens de Oost- en Westindische Winternacht - foto Taco van der Eb 1998
Astrid Roemer tijdens de Oost- en Westindische Winternacht - foto Taco van der Eb 1998

The third edition of the Indische Winternacht, this time from the East and West-Indiest. Apart form artists from Indonesia and The Netherlands, now also writers, musicans and story-tellers from Suriname and the Netherlands Antilles were invited.
Michaël Zeeman and Aart van Zoest interviewed the participating writers after their performance. They were introduced by Nelleke Noordervliet.
In the theatre programme: gamelan-music by Ensemble Widosari, stories by Coen Pronk, Moniek Hoogmoed and Paulette Smit and music by Eric Calmes and his Antillian-Dutch band Grupo Zamanakitoki.
In the film programme unique movies from the Dutch archives were shown: the first documentaries on the Dutch East-Indies, made in the beginning of the 20th century by J.C. Lammers, commissioned by the Colonial Institute. Furthermore the film Faya Lobbi , the classic documentary on Suriname from 1960 by Herman van der Horst, and Ava en Gabriel , the Antilliaanse movie from 1990 by Felix de Rooy and Norman de Palm.