International Festival Signs of the Night - Paris
Festival internatinal Signes de nuit - Paris

21e Festival international Signes de Nuit - Paris / 29 Septembre - 8 Octobre 2023



The Netherlands #1

September 29th, 2023 - 8 pm
Collége néerlandais- Cité universitaire
75014 Paris


At a Glance


Ruud Satijn
Netherlands / 2022 / 0:16:27

During his evening shift, pizza delivery guy Izem suspects domestic violence is taking place behind the doors of a wealthy customer. Do the police believe his warning? At a Glance is about a quest for connection by people from various social backgrounds, who are challenged to shake off their prejudices. For Izem and his customers, this is not without risk.


About a Priest on Rain Boots

Over een pastoor op regenlaazen

Wessel Van Wanrooij
Netherlands / 2022 / 0:29:26

The 80-year-old Jozias suffers from dementia. One morning, when he needs to get help for his wife, he ends up in an odyssey that brings him further away from his home and from himself. Just as he is lost in the middle of a huge forest, he meets an armed young lady. Their encounter happens to be the start of an unexpected journey.


12 Hours


Emre Mirza
Netherlands, Germany, Pakistan / 2022 / 0:30:00

The last 12 hours in the life of a patriarch who cannot have any physical contact with his family due to Covid-19 restrictions. The conflict brings out festering issues amongst the family until a 9-year-old girl ventures close to the dying man. She makes a connection with him that catalyses confrontations and resolution.


We Are Strange


Han Hoezen
Netherlands / 2022 / 0:14:27

A playful and sometimes wry sketch of us, humans (and other animals). What beautiful, ugly and above all strange creatures we are. And what stage of evolution are we actually in? Made with found footage only.