September 2021


The documentary Farewell has won a special mention in the Eurodoc Section at the Seville European Film Festival. The announcement of the Awards was the 13th of November in Spain.

Farewell, by Ditteke Mensink and Film Research by Gerard Nijssen, tells the story of Lady Grace Drummond-Hay, the only female passenger on the first journey around the world of the Graf Zeppelin in 1929 and consist solely of archive material.

Farewell will be broadcast at November the 23rd on channel Nederland 2 at 23h.

Farewell was awarded a Golden Calf for Best Long Documentary at the Netherlands Film Festival 2010, also awarded for the FIAT/IFTA Archive Achievement Award and was nominated for the IDFA Award for Dutch Documentary.

Farewell is a co production with the NTR and is supported by the Netherlands Film Funds, CoBO Fund, ARTE France, Dutch Cultural Broadcasting Fund and Thuiskopie Fund.