Now Something is Slowly ChangingMenna Laura Meijer, Mint film office

Self-development. Inner growth. It seems like the holy grail of our time. The contemporary search for meaning and personal growth is widespread, the offered solutions vary. A cinematic - often hilarious - observation of this search, along with a registration of workshops and training courses that want to answer ubiquitous questions.

A presentation about happiness for primary school students, a course 'dealing with tension and aggression' and a vlogger who tries to calm down stressed followers with soft, relaxing sounds. But also quite a few therapy sessions with animals, such as a pig massages or leadership training with horses. Fatherhood courses. Mindfulness for children. The camera registers, but keeps its distance, just outside of the group. As a clinical observation of our human quest, this varied documentary lets the viewer make up his own mind about what all this means. Now Something is Slowly Changing won the prize for best Dutch documentary at the prestigious documentary festival IDFA



Mildly comical Psychology Dutch spoken or subtitled

Vertoond op editie(s) 2019
Screened at edition(s) 2019

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Directed by Menna Laura Meijer, Mint film office
Nederland
2018 105 min.
Nederlands
Subtitles: English


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Director

Menna Laura Meijer, Mint film office

Production company

Mint film office

Cinematography

David Spaans

Editing

Albert Markus jr.

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