IndieLisboa has published a book dedicated to documentary filmmaker Heddy Honigmann titled “Listening to stories” that will be available for sale at Rialto Movie Theatre and Cine Qua Non, in Amsterdam.
Heddy Honnigman was born in Peru and in 1973 she decided to go to Europe. In 1978 she moved to Amsterdam, where she lives until now, being a Dutch citizen, although her filmmaking career has taken her around the world.
Honigmann is one of the most important directors in contemporary documentary cinema and IndieLisboa presented an unprecedented full retrospective of her work in 2010. This tribute originated “Listening to stories”.
The book includes the analysis of film critics specialized with the Honigmann’s work, such as Hans Beerekamp, journalist and independent curator at Dutch Filmmuseum (EYE Film Institut Netherlands), John Anderson, regular film critic for Variety, Washington Post and Newsday and Silvio Grasselli, festival and retrospective curator, filmmaker, lecturer and collaborator with Italian film and communication magazines, websites and festivals. “Listening to stories” also gathers texts from other authors: Caroline Barraud, Filipa Rosário, Ester Gould and Joel Calero.
“Listening to stories” is a bilingual edition in Portuguese and English and it will be available at Rialto Movie Theatre and Cine Qua Non in Amsterdam. The book will cost 15 Euros.