The impossible marriage 2010
A contemporary love-story about two young men, the Dutch Erik and his love, the Turkish Serhat. Due to the Dutch immigration laws, they legally cannot live together in The Netherlands. Unless, they make big changes in their lives… Erik escapes to his fantasy-world of puppets, stories and video-collages; he wants to make people think about the current and future social and political climate in the Netherlands. Can their impossible marriage become possible in their fantasy? 51 min.
The Impossible Marriage (fragment)
A documentary film by Linda Bannink and visual artist Erik Alkema. A contemporary love-story about two young men, the Dutch Erik and his love, the Turkish Serhat.
THE VALLEY OF THE DOG SONGS 2003 - 2004 A documentary film by Diego Gutierrez in collaboration with musician Phil Beaumont and other artists. The lives of six young people from six different cities around the world, interwoven through Phil, who composes a song for each one of them.