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Apichatpong Weerasethakul receives Prince Claus Award in Bangkok

14.6.2017 Apichatpong Weerasethakul receives Prince Claus Award in Bangkok

On Tuesday 13 June, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands HE Mr. Karel Hartogh presented the Principal Prince Claus Award to Apichatpong Weerasethakul at the Ambassador’s residence in Bangkok. Apichatpong Weerasethakul (1970, Khon Kaen) is an artist and a leader of Thailand’s independent cinema movement.

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documenta 14: Sahel Opera book and film

7.6.2017 documenta 14: Sahel Opera book and film

The Prince Claus Fund is excited to announce a book and film about the Sahel Opera – Bintou Wéré: African Opera by Koulsy Lamko and An Opera of the World by filmmaker Manthia Diawara. The book will be presented on 9 June 2017 at documenta 14 in Kassel following the German premiere of An Opera of the World. Both the book and film will be launched in Amsterdam...

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2016 Annual Report

18.5.2017 2016 Annual Report

The Annual Report offers an overview of the Prince Claus Fund's activities in 2016. 

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Sahel Opera Film premieres at documenta 14

11.4.2017 Sahel Opera Film premieres at documenta 14

‘Bintou Were, a Sahel Opera’ is now on film and will premiere at documenta 14 in April 2017. The film ‘An Opera of the World’ is based on the African opera ʻBintou Were’, which narrates an eternal migration drama.  The original opera had been a dream of HRH Prince Claus, which was realized by the Prince Claus Fund in 2007. The film is directed by Manthia Diawara...

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Call for Proposals: Arab Documentary Photography Program

1.4.2017 Call for Proposals: Arab Documentary Photography Program

The Prince Claus Fund (PCF) and the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) in partnership with the Magnum Foundation (MF) in New York, USA, are delighted to announce the fourth cycle of the Arab Documentary Photography Program (ADPP). Please note that applications go through the AFAC website and...

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