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BEST OF DORIEN B. (Flanders)

January 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am to approx. 12:30 pm


West Coast Premiere

A thirty something married mother of two with a flourishing veterinary practice sees her hitherto settled life start to crumble all at once.  An unsentimental treatment and lots of wry humor balance out the chaos in a film where a woman must find herself again and all that is ‘best’ in her to escape the trap that life has pushed her into.

Writer|Director: Anke Blondé
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Running Time: 107 minutes
Distributor: Be for Films
Country: Belgium
Language: Dutch w|English Subtitles
Rating: N|R
Starring: Dirk van Dijck, Katelijne Verbeke, Jelle De Beule

FESTIVALS:  International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands; Edinburgh International Film Festival, UK; Film Festival Oostende, Belgium; Hamptons International Film Festival, Nashville International Film Festival, Denver Film Festival, Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, US; São Paulo International Film Festival, Brazil; Sydney Film Festival, Australia

AWARDS:  Anonimul International Independent Film Festival, Romania, Audience Award Best Feature Film; Braunschweig International Film Festival, Germany, Best Film; Galway Film Fleadh, Ireland, Feature Film Award|Best First Feature; Lucca Film Festival, Italy, International Feature Film Contest; Hamptons International Film Festival, USA, Golden Starfish Award;

“It’s rare you see a newcomer with such star power but then there’s The Best of Dorien B. Kim Snauwaert has no other film credits to her name yet those seeing her for the first time as Dorien, front, centre and resplendent throughout, could easily be forgiven for thinking this was yet another project from a national fixture.”  … falkenscreen.com (Glen Falkenstein)




January 18, 2020
10:00 am to approx. 12:30 pm
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Historic Camelot Theatre @ the Palm Springs Cultural Center
2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States


Desert Film Society
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