Lennaart Van Oldenborgh


Public bio

Lennaart van Oldenborgh grew up in the suburbs of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He took a BA in Film Theory in Massachussetts, USA and lived in Amsterdam and Zagreb before settling in London in 1997.  He studied art at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam in 1994-5 and was active as a media artist throughout the1990s before establishing himself as a documentary film editor in London in the 2000s, while pursuing a collaborative practice in independent documentary production with Adnan Hadzi. They co-directed the feature-length documentary film Bitter Lemons, about two families farming on either side of the UN Buffer Zone in western Cyprus, which was premiered at the Solothurn Film Festival in Switzerland in 2014.