When Winston Righter decides eligible to stand for the presidency in Suriname, he is confronted with his criminal past. A chess breaks loose as he competes with justice and the underworld.
When nine-year-old Wiren meets the American Dr. Young a world of opportunities opens up for the small deaf boy. Driven by his ambition to get ahead in life he leaves his life in rural Nickerie behind and winds up at the Kennedy boarding school in the capital Paramaribo. He struggles to comply to the strict, conservative Catholic methods at the school, but turns out to become the catalyst for the change that leads to the introduction of sign language. After being rejected by the university he realizes that deaf people do not enjoy the same rights and opportunities as hearing people. Witnessing the constant withhold of deaf people in Suriname leads Wiren to seek justice by suing the government to coerce them to adhere to the Convention of the Rights of People with Disabilities. Will he succeed?
The Price of Sugar🇸🇷 Suriname The 18th Century
Two half sister, bound by slavery, divided by love — A story about two half-sisters life in the eighteenth century Suriname. There is Lynda, a white colonial and slave owner, and her slave Mini-Mini's. While Lynda is slowly embittered by the hard life in the colony, Mini-Mini gets a chance at her own happiness. The question is, if she dares to seize that chance, as this happiness is at the expense of her mistress and half sister?
Let Each One Go Where He May🇸🇷 Suriname
The film traces the extensive journey of two unidentified brothers who venture from the outskirts of Paramaribo, Suriname, on land and through rapids, past a Maroon village on the Upper Suriname River, in a rehearsal of the voyage undertaken by their ancestors, who escaped from slavery at the hands of the Dutch 300 years prior. A path still traveled to this day, its changing topography bespeaks a diverse history of forced migration.
The Evil That Men Do🇸🇷 Suriname
Professional killer Holland is forced out of retirement to break a Central American government's political torture ring when one of his friends, a Latin American journalist, is killed. The murderer, Doctor Clement Molloch, is the master sadist behind the political torture of innocent victims. Posing as a journalist, Holland lures Molloch out of his fortress-like headquarters by using his murdered friend's wife and daughter as bait. When Holland kidnaps Molloch's sister, the doctor is led on a wild chase that takes him to an abandoned opal mine where he finally comes face to face with Holland.
One People🇸🇷 Suriname
Roy Ferrol, a Surinamese student living in the Netherlands, decides to return to Paramaribo when his mother is dying. Will Roy choose for his white, Dutch girlfriend or will he marry the hindu Rubia and help build up the now independent Suriname?
Faja Lobbi🇸🇷 Suriname The 1950s
The film shows the interior of Suriname. Central to this is the Marowijne River with its villages, and how the rich society of Creoles (Afro-Surinamese), Hindustani, Javanese, Chinese, Boeroes (descendants of Dutch farmers' immigrants), Indians and Maroons live together. Wide rivers flow through the jungles of Suriname, mostly peaceful, but sometimes furiously against the rocks. Indians hunt for fish, while Marons prove that they are masters of driving their narrow boats. The Surinamese are sensitive musicians when they play their flute, which is shaped like bamboo. The jungle is a vibrant sea of green and there are flowers of every color that you can imagine. This is the interior of Suriname. The majority of the population lives on the coast, where the capital Paramaribo is also situated, a city that is lively and contains many different population groups, with their own clothing and language.
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