Jan Dietvorst

Jan DIETVORST (1953, Netherlands) studied Sociology at Radboud University in Nijmegen. He was also educated in visual arts at Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam. Dietvorst often works and travels together with Roy Villevoye to make films. Topics such as the former battlefields of the First World War in Northern France as well as the culture of the Asmat tribe in the tropical rainforest of West Papua are featured in their films.


(all doc, co-dir) us/them (2001, co-dir), The Bishop & The Doctor (2002, short, co-dir), Silvia (2003, short), Jac & Jeri (2003, short, co-dir), Winter Prayers (2006, short, co-dir), The New Forest (2004-2007, co-dir), Owner of the Voyage (2007, short, co-dir), Syuru, september 21, 2007, (2007, short, co-dir), And the Trumpet Shall Sound (2008, co-dir), Phantom (2008, short, co-dir), The Scrap-Iron Age (2008, short, co-dir), Pressure (2010, short, co-dir), War Is Over (2011, short, co-dir), After the Battle (2012, co-dir), Geef me zeep, geef me een handdoek (2014, co-dir), The Double (2016, short, co-dir)