Jos de Putter

Jos de PUTTER (1959, Netherlands) studied political science and literature in Leiden and philosophy in Berlin. He worked as a film critic before making his first documentary in 2003, It's Been a Lovely Day. In 2007, this documentary was named one of the 16 best Dutch films ever, and therefore included in the Canon of Dutch film. Since 2006, he also makes installations. His work has been exhibited worldwide, and De Putter has been honoured with several retrospectives.


Het is een schone dag geweest/It's Been a Lovely Day (1993, doc), Solo, de wet van de favela/Solo, the Law of the Favela (1994, short doc), The Making of a New Empire (1999, doc), Noch zijn ezel (2000, short), Dans, Grozny dans/The Damned and the Sacred (2002, doc), Brooklyn Stories (2003, short doc), Alias Kurban Saïd (2004, doc), How Many Roads (2005, doc), Het verloren land (2006, short doc), Beyond the Game (2008, doc), See No Evil (2014, doc)

Jos de Putter at IFFR