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The Sint and Black Piet

Directed by Fritz Kohle
Produced by Arleen Cuevas
A story about how the tradition of Black Piet in the Netherlands is changing

Overview

Genre
Culture and Human Interest
Synopsis

Sinterklaas and Black Piet are a long standing Dutch tradition. Hundreds of black Piet's arrive in the Netherlands every year together with Sinterklaas from Spain. Except that the black Piets are not really black: they are white or coloured people painting themselves black. Some ethnic groups are offended by this tradition and demand change. This film explores how Sinterklaas and his side kick black Piet are dealing with this change.

Treatment
Show treatment
Stage
in production

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Tiny Little Doclab
Country
Netherlands
Years of Production
2014/5
Locations
Netherlands

Distribution Details

Release year
2015

Photos

Pete_thumb

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