In memoriam Heddy Honigmann (1951-2022)

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    Heddy Honigmann

    Heddy Honigmann was a Dutch-Peruvian filmmaker whose work focused mainly on documentaries. Her films were screened and awarded around the world. Born in Peru, she studied film at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome before moving to Amsterdam in the late 70s. Her oeuvre consists of more than 40 films, including O AMOR NATURAL, THE UNDERGROUND ORCHESTRA (SCAM Award, Cinéma du Réel 1998), CRAZY (IDFA Audience Award 1999), and FOREVER, which was nominated for the European Film Awards 2007.

    Heddy Honigmann passed away on 21 May in Amsterdam. She was 70. We will miss her.

    22 May 2022