Staff Pick Premiere: 'Bloeistraat 11' by Nienke Deutz. While family provides a foundation of belonging, friends are your first chosen companions with the power to reflect your best and worst qualities back at you. Today Staff Pick Premiere, 'Bloeistraat 11' is about the unpredictable moment that ushers a kid from childhood to adulthood, causing an intimate friendship to shift in a new direction for the first time.
Focusing on two inseparable young girls whose experiences of joy, pain, and play solely exist within their close friendship, the film (whose meaningful title translates to 'Flowering Street') uses a fascinating animation technique to portray relatable themes of human discovery and growth. Ahead of its exclusive Premiere on Vimeo, we were so excited to talk with Nienke about….