Beldocs in Belgrade

May 2017 – Martha attends Beldocs, the documentary film festival in Belgrade attending excellent Masterclasses by Ruth Beckermann (winner Glashütte Original Documentary Award, top documentary prize at the Berlin International Film Festival 2017 for ‘Waldheim’s Walz’), Mila Turajilic ( Winner IDFA 2017 for  ‘The Other Side of Everything’) and Gürcan Keltek (Winner Beldocs 2018 for “Meteor”).  Picture…

Jom Hasjoa

April 2018 – Filming continues in Amsterdam, including some additional filming at Jom Hasjoa  in de Hollandse Schouwburg in Amsterdam, a very moving commemoration this year with music by Aviv Noam (tenorsax) en Yishay Glick (guitar). Picture Martha: © Dirk P.H. Spits

Filming in Amsterdam

October 2017 – sees Martha and the team of Eva’s Mission filming Eva Schloss in Amsterdam exploring the places of Eva’s traumatic past. Here feature the location of the former prison. With cameraman Adri Schrover. Picture Eva Bakkum. 

Producing in Portugal

August 2017 – Martha travels to Portugal to work as a digital nomad on several grants that will fund the next shoot of Eva’s Mission. The approach is successful: we win the prestigious grant from the Amsterdam Art Council. Thank you AFK. Martha pictured with a head full of dreams in Beja, Portugal Picture credit:…

A home-coming in the Flower Fields

July 2017 – With all the global travelling it is extra important to connect with where you are from to keep a sense of place, and recreate an awareness of the surroundings that shaped who you are. In July Martha returns to the blossoming bulb fields of Noord Holland, just 2 kilometers outside her hometown….

Speech & Screening Trailer

June 2018 – We screened the short trailer of Eva’s Mission and Martha delivered the Introduction to the Freedom Lecture of Eva Schloss. In an arthouse cinema, we showed Eva’s Mission’s trailer  on the big screen for a packed venue eliciting much applause. A great kick off! In her Introduction  Speech Martha reminded the audience…